In some unfortunate news from the soccer world, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber has been undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. Garber, who's 56 years old, has held his position since 1999.
The news isn't totally bad, however. A series of tests confirmed the cancer has not spread, and Garber will continue managing the league as he receives treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He'll also undergo surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Garber has a bit longer to go before beating the cancer, but he certainly isn't too fearful about what's to come.
"Obviously no one wants to hear that they have cancer," Garber said. "However, I am being treated by exceptional doctors at two of the top hospitals in the world and am confident, as are they, that the prostate cancer will be successfully treated, with a full recovery. I plan on keeping a normal schedule and will continue managing the league and Soccer United Marketing during my course of treatment."
Best of luck to him on his treatment and recovery.