Cancer diagnosis changes outlook for Podlesh

Posted on November 14th, 2011 by

On the rough days, when he needs to be reminded just how fortunate he is and how much worse things could be, Adam Podlesh only needs to glance in the mirror…Even dealing with the freezing temperatures and whipping winds at Soldier Field should pale in comparison to the challenges the Chicago Bears' punter recently faced in a bout with cancer… An intensive-care nurse in the heart transplant unit at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., she told him, "Maybe you can look into getting it checked or getting it removed even if it is just a cyst."

Democrat and Chronicle (Ill), 11/14/11

Tags: Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

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