Nuxhall battling cancer again
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By Michael D. Pitman
Thursday, September 27, 2007
Joe Nuxhall will have to fight a fourth bout of lymphoma.
Last month the Reds Hall of Famer and Hamilton native noticed a knot on his right side at the base of his rib cage.
"The doctor said he wanted to get it off there, and that was about a week ago," the 79-year-old Fairfield resident said this morning.
Son Kim Nuxhall said his dad will be getting treatments doctors believe will be effective.
"The doctors are encouraged, treating it with new technology that has been out in California," he said.
Joe Nuxhall is expected to begin chemotherapy Monday. Kim Nuxhall said his dad will have a series of treatments for the next few weeks.
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