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Koivu Reflects on His Own Cancer

From Shi Davidi of the CP via Yahoo,

Unlike Blake, who will be able to play while treating his chronic myelogenous leukemia, Koivu wasn’t sure he’d survive his treatment, let alone return to play, and the experience still scars him.

“Every time you hear the word cancer or see someone who is going through it, it brings back the memories, it’s part of me right now,” Koivu said Tuesday in Montreal. “There’s some positive things I took from that experience but there’s also a lot of negative things as well.

“It’s there, but it gets easier the more time you get away from the whole thing.”

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Filed in: NHL Teams, Montreal Canadiens, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: jason+blake, montreal+canadiens, saku+koivu, toronto+maple+leafs

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