Terry Bradshaw reveals multiple cancer battles in the past year

Terry Bradshaw, the legendary Steelers quarterback and Hall of Famer, revealed on Sunday that he has battled cancer twice in the past 12 months.

“Last week on this show I got out of breath, and Howie [Long] helped me up,” Bradshaw said. “And a lot of people ask what’s wrong with me, what happened to me physically. I just want to bring it up and let you know what happened in my life.”

Bradshaw revealed that he was diagnosed with bladder cancer in November. He went to Yale University Medical Center for surgery and treatment.

“As of today, I am free from bladder cancer. That’s the good news,” he said.

Bradshaw went on to say in March that he got an MRI for a bad neck and found a tumor there. It was a Merkel cell tumor, a rare form of skin cancer, and was operated on in Houston.

“People, I may not look like my old self, but I feel like my old self. I am cancer free, I feel great. And over time I will go back to where I normally am,” he said.

Former Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, one of Bradshaw’s broadcast teammates on the Fox NFL pregame show, called Bradshaw “the ultimate teammate.”

Terry Bradshaw
Terry Bradshaw revealed multiple cancer battles in the past year.
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Bradshaw played his entire 14-year career in Pittsburgh, winning four Black and Gold Super Bowls, along with two Super Bowl MVPs and the 1978 NFL MVP award. He retired after the 1983 season and joined FOX’s pregame show in 1994.

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