In an effort to be more transparent with his fans, Terry Bradshaw just revealed that he had had two cancer diagnoses in the past year.
When co-hosting “Fox NFL Sunday” on October 2nd, the 74-year-old Football Hall of Famer revealed, “Last week on this show, I ran out of breath, and Howie helped me up, and a lot of people are asking what’s wrong with me.” I simply wish to confront it and inform you of my life’s events.
“I received a diagnosis of bladder cancer in November. I visited the Yale University Medical Center to have surgery and receive treatment. I am currently bladder cancer-free, “he said. “That’s good news, I guess. After that, I felt great in March. My left neck has a tumor in it that is a Merkel cell tumor, a rare type of skin cancer. After, I had a horrible neck and had an MRI.
During today’s show, Terry Bradshaw shared that he has been battling cancer over the past year. As of today, he is cancer free, and he discussed his fight and plan for the future: pic.twitter.com/RSwVxlXC97
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The former Steelers quarterback said that he underwent surgery at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to have it removed.
Folks, while I may not look like my old self, I still feel the same. I have cancer-free, excellent health, and with time, I’ll return to my previous activity level. Therefore, thank you for your prayers and your concern.
As co-host Michael Strahan added that Bradshaw was the “greatest teammate” and that everyone knew, he seemed to get emotional.
“You know we love you, and you keep this show together, but despite all that, we’re just so thrilled you’re here and that you’re cancer-free, “Added Strahan. “Many people who are through quite similar circumstances will, in my opinion, find great hope in you.
With four Super Bowl victories in six years, Bradshaw played a crucial role in the Steelers dynasty of the 1970s. He was admitted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989.
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