DAVID BROOKS has given a ‘promising’ and ‘positive’ update on his battle with cancer.
The Wales and Bournemouth star, 24, has been diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin Lymphoma in October.
Brooks said he is halfway through chemotherapy for the disease but the outlook for recovery looks bright at this stage.
Brooks tweeted: “First, Happy New Year everyone! I feel that now is the right time to update you guys on my progress following my diagnosis last October.
“I’m currently receiving treatment and although I’m only halfway there, I’m making good progress and the outlook is promising and positive.
“I look forward to sharing more good news in the coming months.”
Wales paramedics were a key factor in determining the problem when Brooks complained of fatigue on international duty.
And Brooks thanked all of the well wishes he has received following the shock news and said he has been in touch with teammates at both club and country.
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He added: “I want to thank everyone who got in touch after the initial diagnosis – I was overwhelmed by the incredible messages of support from family, friends, teammates and everyone. people on social media during this difficult time.
“I have kept in touch with everyone at Bournemouth and the national team and I am looking forward to an exciting end to the season for club and country.
“Thank you again for all your love and support.”
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/premier-league/4416512/david-brooks-cancer-battle-hodgkin-lymphoma/ ‘Progress is good’ – David Brooks, 24, ‘positive’ update on battle with cancer after Hodgkin Lymphoma diagnosis