Raiders' Foster Moreau stepping away from football after Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis

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Raiders complimentary representative tight end Foster Moreau is stepping far from the NFL after revealing on Wednesday that he has actually been detected with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. As he kept in mind in a social networks post, the 25-year-old just learnt about his condition since of his complimentary representative status. He was performing a regular physical with the New Orleans Saints’ medical personnel which’s when his medical diagnosis was exposed. 

“Through somewhat of a miraculous process, this free agency period has been life-changing for me,” Moreau tweeted. “During a routine physical conducted by the Saints’ medical team down in New Orleans, I’ve come to learn that I have Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and will be stepping away from football 

“At this time to combat a brand-new challenger: Cancer. I’m grateful for the assistance and glad for [the] individuals who have actually persevered with me. There hasn’t been a single action I’ve taken without numerous individuals lighting the course prior to me, and I will continue to seek their assistance.

“That being said, I’ll go kick this thing’s ass and get back to doing what I love! AMDG!”

According to the American Cancer Society, Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a kind of cancer that begins in leukocyte called lymphocytes, which become part of the body’s body immune system. It is most typical in early the adult years and the typical age of those detected is 39. The five-year survival rate for all detected clients is presently about 89%. 

Moreau was prepared in 2019 by the Raiders in the 4th complete of LSU. The New Orleans native had actually increased to be an essential piece in the Raiders’ passing attack and is coming off a 2022 season where he notched profession highs in receptions (33) and getting lawns (420). 

In 61 profession regular-season video games (34 starts), Moreau has 91 catches for 1,107 lawns and 12 goals. 

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