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Dick Vitale gives update on cancer battle; gives Kentucky some love

As you were scrolling through Twitter this week, I’m sure you saw the news that ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale has been diagnosed with lymphoma.

Thanks so much to all of you for your prayers and support as I plan on fighting with all my heart to win this battle. Please know I appreciate so much that you care.

— Dick Vitale (@DickieV) October 18, 2021

This is the second time in the last few months that he has received a cancer diagnosis. Thankfully in August, Vitale underwent several surgeries to remove melanoma from his face, and in his letter to fans he shared that it has been totally cleared after those procedures.