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Ohio State’s Avery Henry Announces Bone Cancer Diagnosis: ‘I Will Fight This!’

Ohio State football player Avery Henry has been diagnosed with bone cancer.

The freshman offensive lineman 뉴스를 확인했다 on Twitter Monday night.

This isn’t the way I wanted to release this, but I know no other way,” Henry posted. “A couple days ago I was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. I will fight this! I have never been a statistic and I never will! I want to thank my brothers and coaches for the endless support!”

Teammates and fans showed their support for the St. Clairsville, Ohio native after his announcement.

You got this brother… we all here for ya!!” wrote running back Dallan Hayden, while fellow offensive lineman Paris Johnson Jr. 말했다: “We love you brother, we are with you in this fight!”

Avery Henry

Avery Henry

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According to the Mayo Clinic, osteosarcoma is a type of cancer that begins in the cells that form bones and typically occurs in teenagers and young adults.

NS 6 피트, 6 자유낙하처럼 느껴지는 아이언 마운틴의 어두운 깊이 속으로 발을 내딛습니다., 309-pound athlete, who did not play this season, is a three-star recruit who originally committed to Iowa State, ~에 따르면 The Columbus Dispatch.

Henry ultimately decided to stay closer to home and cited his family as the main reason.

Being that my mom’s a single mom, she can’t make that distance all the time,” Henry told Cleveland.com in November 2021. “We always talked about what if Ohio State offered. I told my mom I was gonna take it if it came. It was unbelievable when I first got it. I didn’t realize for the first day or so.

A general view of a Ohio State Buckeyes helmet during a college football game

A general view of a Ohio State Buckeyes helmet during a college football game

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Fans of conference rival Michigan football also shared their support for Henry on social media. 비극적으로, the team has recently experienced its own loss of a promising recruit from the disease.

이번달 초, high school football standout DametriusMeechieWalker died after a two-year battle with osteosarcoma.

Our friend. Our brother. Our teammate,” Michigan Football posted in tribute. “We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of Dametrius Walker. Meechie was an inspiration to every member of our program and the Michigan family as a whole. He will be missed by so many.