February 25, 2006 - Posted at 12:27 p.m. CST
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Cyclist Lance Armstrong says he was
devastated to learn that his former fiancee, Sheryl Crow, has been
diagnosed with breast cancer.
The couple announced earlier this month they were splitting up.
Crow's publicist says the singer-songwriter had surgery in Los
Angeles on Wednesday and is recovering without complications. Her
prognosis is said to be excellent.
In a statement posted on her Web site, Crow calls the surgery
``minimally invasive'' and says that she will be undergoing
radiation treatment as a precaution. Her concert tour has been
Armstrong, who is a survivor of testicular cancer, says in a
statement that the illness has touched someone he deeply loves.
He's calling for fans to pray for Crow.