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Ron Rivera Says He's Been Told Cancer Treatment Is Headed in Right Direction

head coach gave a positive update on his cancer treatment Friday.

According to Nicki Jhabvala of the Washington Post, Rivera said: "What I've been told is it's headed in the right direction."

Jhabvala added that Monday is scheduled to be Rivera's final day of treatment, although he will have to undergo additional scans afterward.

In August, Rivera announced that he had been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in his lymph node. Rivera called the cancer "very treatable and curable," and said he intended to continue coaching while undergoing treatment, which he has.