Australian Football Star Robbie Gray Diagnosed with Testicular Cancer
Robbie Gray, a forward who plays for the Port Adelaide Power of the Australian Football League, has been diagnosed with testicular cancer, the team announced on Monday.
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Gray, 29, was diagnosed shortly after the AFL season ended and underwent successful surgery to remove a tumor.
Port Adelaide said they expect him to make a full recovery and be prepared to begin pre-season training in November.
Earlier during the AFL season, Melbourne forward Jesse Hogan was diagnosed with testicular cancer just weeks after his father Tony died from the disease. Hogan missed two months of AFL before returning to play out the season with the Demons.
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 29: Robbie Gray of the Power celebrates after kicking a goal during the round two AFL match between the Port Adelaide Power and the Adelaide Crows at Adelaide Oval on March 29, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)