NFL Player Beats Cancer, Returns To The Field
Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry played his first regular season NFL game last weekend, just 10 months after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Other professional athletes, such as hockey player Mario Lemieux and baseball player Jon Lester, have also recovered from lymphoma and resumed their careers.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Greg Echlin reports from Kansas City.
- Greg Echlin, sports reporter at KCUR.
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