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KC Star Eric Berry Diagnosed With Hodgkin's Lymphoma

12/8/2014 1:54 PM PST

Kansas City Chiefs Star Eric Berry Diagnosed With Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, which his doctors have described as "very treatable and potentially curable" through chemotherapy. 

Dr. Christopher Flowers, a lymphoma specialist at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, said in a statement, "The goal of Mr. Berry's treatment is to cure his lymphoma and we are beginning that treatment now."

Berry said through a statement, "My family and I are very grateful for the amount of support we have received over the last couple of weeks. I can’t tell you enough how much I appreciate all the words of encouragement, the blessings and well wishes."

He continued, "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. For everyone sharing similar struggles, I’m praying for you and keep fighting!" Watch TMZ Sports on FS1 Get the new TMZ Sports app!

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