You may know Phil Kessel as the leading scorer for the Toronto Maple Leafs, or recall him skating with U.S. Men’s Hockey Team in Sochi.
What you may not know is that this hat trick-scoring hockey player is also a cancer survivor.
In 2006, as a rookie with the Boston Bruins, Phil detected a small lump in his testicle. He was concerned and approached a physician. After an exam and ultrasound, he was diagnosed with embryonal testicular cancer.
"I couldn't believe it," said Phil Kessel. "It was tough. I had a hard time with it." continue reading ...