Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Bournemouth and Wales star David Brooks diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma, as the 24-year-old insists: ‘The prognosis is a positive one… I am confident that I will make a full recovery and be back playing as soon as possible’

  • Bournemouth confirmed David Brooks’ diagnosis in a statement on Wednesday
  • The 24-year-old winger left international duty with Wales last week 
  • He will undergo treatment next week after an initial positive prognosis
  • Brooks said it had come as a ‘shock’ but is confident of making a ‘full recovery’ 

Bournemouth player David Brooks has been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma, his club confirmed on Wednesday. 

The 24-year-old Wales international left international duty last week and after medical examination, it has been confirmed that he has Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma, an uncommon form of cancer.  

Brooks, who has registered 21 caps for his country since his debut in 2017, will undergo treatment next week after an initial positive prognosis. 

Bournemouth player David Brooks has been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma

The 24-year-old Wales international, capped 21 times, left international duty last week

The 24-year-old Wales international, capped 21 times, left international duty last week

He said in a message on the club’s website: ‘This is a very difficult message for me to write.

‘I have been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma and will begin a course of treatment next week.

‘Although this has come as a shock to myself and my family, the prognosis is a positive one and I am confident that I will make a full recovery and be back playing as soon as possible.

‘I’d like to show my appreciation to the doctors, nurses, consultants and staff who have been treating me for their professionalism, warmth and understanding during this period.

‘I want to thank everyone at the Football Association of Wales because without the swift…



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