“It’s been a pretty miraculous few months.”
CBS Sports – Hall of Famer and Baltimore Orioles icon Cal Ripken Jr. revealed he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in February.
He made the announcement during a conference call with reporters. Ripken said he is now cancer-free after having surgery in March and undergoing treatment.
“There was no reason for me to think I had any issues.
“The surgery couldn’t have gone better. The outcome couldn’t have gone better, and I have resumed everything I was doing before. It’s been a pretty miraculous few months.”
“If you are going to get the news, you want to get it when it’s contained and it’s early. Sometimes we as guys avoid that or think we’ll go to the doctor when we need to … You should do all the things necessary to catch this early.”
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