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Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall has revealed that she’s been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall revealed that she’s been diagnosed with breast cancer.

The 35-year-old cross-country skier, known for her pink-highlighted hair, took to social media on Tuesday to reveal the news.

‘The color pink has taken on a new chapter in my life as I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer,’ she wrote.

‘Although we caught it early and the prognosis is good, my life will change quite a bit in the coming months…It’s a scary thing to learn you have cancer and I have wondered every day since how this could have possibly happened to me.’

Evgen Pharma (LON:EVG) is a clinical stage drug development company whose lead programmes are in breast cancer and subarachnoid haemorrhage, a type of stroke. The company is carrying out preclinical work in multiple sclerosis and has a clinical interest in prostate cancer. Evgen Pharma’s objective is to become the leading company in the development of pharmaceuticals that activate the antioxidant response element, Nrf2.

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