Cynthia Newsome Returning To KSHB After Battling Breast Cancer

By Merrill Knox Comment

KSHB‘s Cynthia Newsome is returning to the station in January after a six-month leave of absence to treat breast cancer, Bottom Line Communications reports.

Newsome, the weekend anchor and health reporter at the Kansas City NBC-affiliate, was diagnosed in June. After surgery and eight chemotherapy treatments, she will be back on the air on January 1.

Newsome has filed several reports throughout the process in order to raise awareness for the disease (watch after the jump).