Doctors detected a tumor in her mammogram, and although it was caught in its initial phase, she'll have to undergo vigorous treatment

Por People Staff
Updated Octubre 03, 2008
Lorena Rojas

Actress Lorena Rojas, 36, has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Although the news came as a shock to her, she is calm and relieved, since it was detected very early on.

“Her mammogram results came back positive. There was a small tumor, and it was confirmed that it was malignant,” said the sister of Lorena, Mayra Rojas, to Televisa Espectáculos.

“Lorena is doing well, and she has hope. She has everyone's support, including Telemundo, which is the company she's working for now in the U.S., said her sister, in reference to Lorena's telenovela Pecados ajenos. She will have surgery on the affected breast as soon as possible.

“She's going to win this fight,” she said of Lorena Cuerpo del deseo who hopes to start a campaign to detect breast cancer early on among young women.