Marina Wheeler, Boris Johnson’s wife, says ‘I’m cancer‑free after two ops’ | News

The estranged wife of Boris Johnson has undergone two operations after being diagnosed with cervical cancer earlier this year, she reveals in The Sunday Times today.

Marina Wheeler, a QC who filed for divorce from Johnson after 25 years of marriage last September, was told by doctors in May that she had developed the disease after a screening in January identified abnormal cells.

After twice going through surgery, Wheeler writes in The Sunday Times, she now considers herself “cancer-free”. The 54-year-old describes her brush with cancer as a “profound experience” that has underlined “the incalculable value of holding close those who you love and trust”.

She says that her family, especially her sister Shirin, and her four children have been “wonderful” and supported her through…