Eric Berry

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8 Dec, 2014

Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease

Berry is diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease. Berry is set to undergo chemotherapy at Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta. Berry:

I want to thank the Emory University School of Medicine, along with Dr. Flowers and his team, for all of their hard work and effort in diagnosing and creating a plan for me to battle this thing. I will embrace this process and attack it the same way I do everything else in life. God has more than prepared me for it.

24 Nov, 2014

Out for season after mass discovered

Berry, Chiefs safety, will miss the rest of the season due to a mass discovered in his chest that Chiefs medical staff believes could possibly be lymphoma. Berry is undergoing additional testing. Berry’s statement on Chiefs’ website:

I am truly thankful for all of the support from family, friends, coaches, teammates and the entire Chiefs kingdom. At first I was in shock with the diagnosis on Saturday and did not even want to miss a game, but I understand that right now I have to concentrate on a new opponent. I have great confidence in the doctors and the plan they are going to put in place for me to win this fight. I believe that I am in God’s hands and I have great peace in that. I know my coaches and teammates will hold things down here the rest of the season and until I am back running out of the tunnel at Arrowhead. I am so thankful and appreciative of being a part of this franchise and playing in front of the best fans in the NFL. I will be back!

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