American swimmer Nathan Adrian announced on Thursday that he has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.
“Recently, I went to the doctor as something didn’t seem quite right… After a few tests and visits with a specialist, I unfortunately learned that I have Testicular Cancer. On the bright side, we caught it early, I have already started treatment and the prognosis is good,” Adrian wrote on Twitter.
Adrian, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, wrote that he plans to be back in the water in a few weeks and is still aiming to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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