Golden Knights’ Shea Theodore reveals cancer diagnosis

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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore, left, embraces goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the team’s win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.

Thu, Sep 12, 2019 (8:57 a.m.)

“Well, we can schedule the surgery for next Tuesday.” The doctor said it just like that. And I was like, “Wait … what? So … do I have it?” “The scan shows a five millimeter by five millimeter lump in your testicle. It’ll be a routine procedure. Once we take it out and do a biopsy, we’ll know more about the type of cancer. But you’re young, and we caught it early.”

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