Swedish NHL star scored a rare form of cancer

the NHL player Oscar Lindblom has been diagnosed with cancer. The Swedish NHL star who plays for the Philadelphia Flyers, has been diagnosed with the rare can

Swedish NHL star scored a rare form of cancer

the NHL player Oscar Lindblom has been diagnosed with cancer.

The Swedish NHL star who plays for the Philadelphia Flyers, has been diagnosed with the rare cancer type ewing's sarcoma.

It is a cancer type that shall be deleted from the bones or connective tissue, and most commonly affects boys under the age of 30, where most cases are seen in aged 5-20 years.

"the Flyers will do everything to support Oscar, and help him to get the best possible treatment. Out of respect for Oscar and his family, we will not comment further at the present time and hope that Oscar can be allowed to be in peace so he can concentrate on the treatment and come back at full strength," says General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers, Chuck Fletcher, in a statement.

the Philadelphia Flyers have started hashtagget “#OskarStrong”, where they encourage all to come with their support for the 23-year-old Oscar Lindblom.

the Swede was selected by the Flyers in the NHL the second half of 2014, but it was only last season that Lindblom really broke through, where he played 81 matches and made 33 points.

In this season it's been for 30 games and 11 points for Oscar Lindblom, which is now, unfortunately, must put his career on the break, while he fights against cancer.

Erwings sarcoma estimated according to the health.dk to hit 1-2 per million people per year.

Updated Date: 15 December 2019, 08:00

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