Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY
Published 2: 12 p.m. ET Jan. 29, 2021 | Up as a lot as now 2: 12 p.m. ET Jan. 29, 2021
Recognized with squamous cell carcinoma sooner than his first season as head coach of the Washington Soccer Crew, Ron Rivera finished his most cancers therapies and went on to steer his team to an NFC East title.
The division rivals shall be on the schedule again in 2021, but most cancers is an opponent Rivera hopefully might presumably well presumably also no longer have to address to any extent further. The 59-year-venerable launched Thursday he is most cancers-free.
“Thank you all individuals on your prayers, letters, texts & notes of encouragement & give a pick to,” Rivera wrote on Twitter whereas posing with dogs Sierra and Tahoe and holding a signal that read, “We Kicked Cancer’s Ass.”
“It in point of fact made a distinction in my treatment & restoration!#RiveraStrong”
In the route of the season, Rivera’s therapies integrated chemotherapy every two weeks and proton therapy five days per week. His final treatment came on Oct. 26.
Rivera’s well-known other, Stephanie, and daughter, Courtney, also shared social media posts noting that Rivera became once formally most cancers-free after a checkup.
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To the docs & nurses that helped with his therapies, our coaching & give a pick to workers for helping lighten the workload, to our players for giving it the entirety they had, to all of the followers & all individuals who sent devour & prayers our manner, thank you for helping my dad kick most cancers’s ass! https://t.co/jJ42pF3NT0
— Courtney Rivera (@NFL2Ucla) January 29, 2021