Norwich goalkeeper Dan Barden has been identified with testicular most cancers.
The 20-year-old Welshman is at the moment on mortgage at Scottish Premiership facet Livingston and might be taking a break from soccer.
He has had follow-up exams and might be carefully monitored throughout his therapy programme.
“The preliminary analysis was an actual shock for me, however the constructive factor is that we have caught it early,” Barden instructed the Norwich web site.
“The prognosis and subsequent steps have all been constructive. I am optimistic and have a constructive mindset. I am assured that I will be capable of beat it and that I will be again on the market doing what I really like quickly.”
Barden, a Wales Underneath-21 worldwide, made 4 first-appearances for Norwich final season and has appeared as soon as for Livingston in 2021-22.
“It has been a really tough and difficult interval however the help of my household, pals and colleagues has helped get me by way of the previous couple of weeks,” he added.
“I am unable to thank the medical departments at each Norwich and Livingston sufficient, in addition to everybody on the Royal Marsden Hospital.
“The pace at which every little thing has moved has been loopy, however everybody has been completely good with me.”