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Gary Carter's health worsens

Posted on: January 19, 2012 4:17 pm
 
By Matt Snyder

Unfortunately, the news keeps getting worse when it comes to the cancerous tumors in Hall of Famer Gary Carter's brain. The most recent news is "extremely grave," per the New York Daily News. Carter fell violently enough on Christmas Day to tear his rotator cuff and the most recent MRI has revealed even more spots and tumors, according to Carter's daughter (on their family website).

What's worse, Carter doesn't sound like he's optimistic at all.

"I'm not feeling too good," he told New York Daily News a few weeks ago. "It's been coming on and coming on. I've had a chest cold. I've got sores in my mouth, blood clots. I get sick ... there's just so many things ... It's been nine months now and I don't feel any different from Day One. I haven't been up to doing any interviews."

Finally, the worst news of all is that the Daily News is reporting that doctors are considering no further treatment.

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Comments

Since: Dec 14, 2006
Posted on: January 19, 2012 4:56 pm
 

Gary Carter's health worsens

Hey Kid, Our thoughts are prayers are with you #8.  All your fans are with you during the fight of your life.  You will go down as one of the great ones in my book.  You played the game of baseball the right way and more importantly you played the game of life the right way.  Your a hard nosed fighter.



Since: Jul 15, 2008
Posted on: January 19, 2012 4:52 pm
 

Gary Carter's health worsens

Thanx for the memories Gary, God's calling you now to come block His plate for a while,  and best of wishes to the family, a class act thru & thru.     
InnocentInnocentInnocent 



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Since: May 18, 2011
Posted on: January 19, 2012 4:36 pm
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Since: Oct 18, 2011
Posted on: January 19, 2012 4:31 pm
 

Gary Carter's health worsens

Very , very, very sad news! God bless, we'll keep saying our prayers!!


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