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David Brooks: Bournemouth midfielder completes treatment and is now cancer-free | Soccer News

Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks has revealed he is now cancer-free after completing treatment on the same day his club won promotion to the Premier League.

Brooks revealed last October that he had been diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer that grows in the lymphatic system, part of the body’s immune system, and mainly affects young adults in their early years. 20s or much older adults over 70.

A statement from Brooks on Tuesday read: “It has been a few months since my last update and during that time I have happily completed my cancer treatment.

“I would like to say a huge thank you to all the amazing medical staff for their incredible work and support throughout the process.

“Last week I met with my specialist after reviewing my final test results. I am delighted to say the treatment was successful and I can now say I have been given the all clear and am now safe. cancer.

“These words are amazing to say and I’m so grateful for all of your messages and well wishes, they’ve really helped me through the tough times.

“I am so excited to start the journey to full fitness and to continue my football career.

“I am determined to perform to my best over the coming months and look forward to being back and playing in front of you on the pitch in the not so distant future.

“Thanks again.”

Brooks: It’s been a fantastic two weeks

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Bournemouth’s David Brooks says it’s ‘buzzing’ to see his team-mates earn promotion to the Premier League after announcing himself cancer-free after months of treatment

Talk to sky sports After Bournemouth’s return to the Premier League was confirmed, Brooks said: “I’m absolutely buzzing. It’s been a fantastic two weeks for me. I have the good news of the diagnosis and I can finally put this to bed.

“Then to see the boys get promoted is obviously fantastic. The boys have deserved it all season. It was a bit nervous towards the end and Forest did very well; they deserve to be in the situation in which they are.

“But I’m so happy for the boys, they managed to hang on and the great Kieffer Moore sent us back to the Premier League.

David Brooks celebrates his promotion with his teammates
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David Brooks celebrates his promotion with his teammates

“I would just like to say, I don’t think I have to, but I apologize for all the messages that I missed. When it first happened and I put it on the networks socials, obviously I wasn’t in a great place but there were hundreds, maybe thousands of messages. I just want to say thank you. I couldn’t read them all. Obviously just delighted.

“It’s going to make racing a lot more enjoyable over the summer period, to try and get back. The Premier League matches will be announced and it’ll be really nice to look forward to all of that. I’m absolutely buzzing guys were able to see it over the line.”