Cancer is a terrible disease, and it has struck another member of the NFL. Seahawks DT Jesse Williams will begin his battle with papillary cancer by undergoing kidney surgery.
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jesse Williams has been diagnosed with papillary Type 2 cancer, according to a statement released by the team. According to the team, Williams will undergo kidney surgery to treat the disease.
Williams is ready for the fight.
“Although disappointing, I am a fighter and will handle this,” Williams said in a statement. “I am going to focus on my health and fighting this battle with a return to football as my ultimate goal.”
We wish him all the best and hope he makes a full recovery.
[h/t SB Nation]