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Rockies' Chad Bettis optimistic after bout with cancer

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) One night in November, Chad Bettis found a lump in the wrong place before going to sleep. The Colorado Rockies pitcher then gave himself an ultimatum: ''If I found it again in the morning, I needed to step up and say anything.'' He followed through and received a diagnosis of testicular cancer. He underwent surgery to remove one of his testicles on Nov...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Bettis can now focus on baseball after positive diagnosis from doctor

Games have yet to start, but Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis got a major win on Wednesday. After being diagnosed with testicular cancer this winter, he had surgery. Now, he has gotten news from his doctor that his cancer may be gone for good. “Today was a big day for me; it was a clean bill of health,” Bettis told MLB.com’s Thomas Harding on Wednesday. “I got the blood...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Colorado Rockies: 3 Things You Should Know on February 23

Chad Bettis having a successful surgery after being diagnosed with testicular cancer was the best thing by far in the Colorado Rockies offseason. Three months since his diagnosis in November, Bettis was told by doctors that he remains cancer free. Bettis will continue to be monitored every three to six months according to Nick Groke […] Colorado Rockies: 3 Things You Should Know...
Via Roxpile
3 days ago

Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis ‘remains free of cancer’

The Colorado Rockies will begin spring training games on Saturday. But regardless of how those games go, things are already looking better for pitcher Chad Bettis.“Chad Bettis pitched a ho-hum bullpen session Wednesday at Salt River Fields. That is not why teammates congratulated him,” Nick Groke of The Denver Post wrote. “The Rockies right-hander, three months after he was...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis gets good news on cancer diagnosis: “This is a huge day for me.”

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Chad Bettis pitched a ho-hum bullpen session Wednesday at Salt River Fields. That is not why teammates congratulated him. The Rockies right-hander, three months after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, was given a healthy prognosis after blood tests and a tumor marker test showed he remains free of the cancer. “When you meet the doctor, you’re kind...
Via The Denver Post
4 days ago

Rockies' Bettis gets clean bill of health

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis said he received a "clean bill of health" from the doctors after tests show that his cancer tumor markers are not detectable.
Via mlb.com
4 days ago

Chad Bettis now cancer-free, prepares for spring training

DENVER (AP) Always so optimistic, Chad Bettis vowed to be ready for spring training even after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November and undergoing surgery. Now, he knows for sure: The Colorado Rockies right-hander will most certainly be ready to pitch next month. Cancer-free, too. On his drive home to Texas for the holidays, Bettis received an early present in the...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Rockies’ Chad Bettis is cancer free, ready for spring training

Colorado Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis will be ready for spring training after a health scare. The 27-year-old was diagnosed with testicular cancer and had surgery in late November to remove one of his testicles. Bettis said Wednesday during an interview on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio that he is cancer free. Chad Bettis (@cbettis35) joining us "I'm feeling great. Got an...
Via The Sports Daily
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis diagnosed with testicular cancer

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies say right-hander Chad Bettis has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The Rockies announced the news Tuesday on the team Twitter account and said he's expected to recover in time for spring training. The news was first reported by ESPN. The pitcher issued a statement to ESPN, saying that he underwent surgery late last month to have a testicle...
Via Associated Press
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis diagnosed with testicular cancer

Chad Bettis is expected to be ready for the start of the 2017 MLB season after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in late November. In a statement to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, Bettis said that he had a testicle removed after he was diagnosed with the disease. Thankfully, the survival rate for testicular cancer is nearly 100 percent, and Bettis was diagnosed early. Bettis...
Via The Comeback
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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