Denver Nuggets Head Coach George Karl Has Neck, Throat Cancer

February 16th, 2010 by kevin roberts Leave a reply »

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl has reportedly been diagnosed with neck and throat cancer , which will likely cause him to miss some games and practices while undergoing a rigorous treatment program.

Karl, who is also a survivor of prostate cancer from 2005, is expected to begin treatment immediately, in which he will undergo radiation and chemotherapy.

Karl spoke about his diagnosis and future on Tuesday night, surrounded by his team and members of the Nuggets organization.

“My desire is to do whatever I can to stay with my team throughout the treatment that I have to go through,” Karl said. “The treatment began today and in general it’s about a six-week treatment o ...

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