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AFL president’s ‘scary’ most cancers prognosis

AFL president’s ‘scary’ most cancers prognosis


North Melbourne president Sonja Hood has been recognized with breast most cancers, however specialists anticipate a “full restoration”.

Hood wrote to members on Friday informing them of the information, along with her most cancers recognized after a routine mammogram led to a biopsy.

Hood will endure surgical procedure within the coming weeks however intends to return to the function when in a position.

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“The prognosis was a little bit of a shock after the lump was picked up in a routine mammogram – one which I practically skipped,” Hood wrote.

“A subsequent biopsy decided that the lump would should be eliminated.

“I’ll endure surgical procedure within the coming weeks and shall be absent from membership occasions for a short while after that whereas I get better – till then, I’m round, and I’ll be again simply as quickly as I may be.

“I’m shocked, a bit offended, a bit scared, however greater than all of that – I’m optimistic. I do know that that is going to be OK. We’ve caught it early, and we’re not losing any time in eliminating it.

“My specialists anticipate a full restoration.

“Except for sending good vibes, there’s just one factor that I’m going to ask that you simply do – if you happen to or somebody in your life (Mum, Dad, companion, sibling, grandparent) must be having routine medical checks they usually aren’t, nag them into going.

“At worst it’s half an hour they’ll by no means get again however you simply don’t know when it would save a life.”

Hood took over as president in March final 12 months, taking on from Ben Buckley.

In her first 12 months on the helm, Hood oversaw substantial change on the membership, together with the departure of coach David Noble and appointment of Alastair Clarkson.

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