NFL: Foster Moreau leaves field to fight cancer

tight end Foster Moreaufree agent in the NFLannounced Wednesday night that he has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s diseasea kind of cancer It’s the lymphatic system that limits the body’s ability to fight infection, so it will leave the gridiron during its fight against disease.

Moreau25 years old, published on his official account of Twitter that he had cancer after performing the Physical tests that would give him the opportunity to join the squad of the New Orleans Saints.

Through an almost miraculous process, this free agency has changed my life. During a physical routine led by the Saints’ medical team in New Orleans, I learned that I have Hodgkin’s Disease and will be stepping back from American football… at this moment I must face a new opponent: cancer.

The Hodgkin’s disease o Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system is responsible for fighting germs in the immune system. The white blood cells of the body, the lymphocytes, grow out of control and cause inflammation in the nodes, spreading them throughout the body.

According to American Cancer Societyhe relative survival rate five years for patients diagnosed with Hodgkin’s is approximately 89%. However factors such as age or stage of cancer impact the range.

Moreau was a fourth-round pick of the Draft one in 2019 for the Las Vegas Raiders, for whom he played four seasons, adding 91 receptions, 1,107 yards and 12 touchdowns. After his best season in 2022, he reached the free agency prior to the start of the 2023-24 NFL season.

I’m going to kick this thing’s ass and get back to doing what I love!

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