Former Australia Cricketer Gavin Robertson Fighting With Brain Cancer
Former Australia Cricket Team player Gavin Robertson is undergoing a protracted course of treatment for aggressive brain cancer after a recent diagnosis. Roberston has represented Australia in four Tests and 13 ODIs over a span of four years.
As per reports, Robertson sought medical advice after reportedly feeling unwell last year. The doctors said that Gavin Robertson has brain cancer, known as glioblastoma. Meanwhile, the former cricketer has undergone surgery to remove the brain tumour. And now, he is set to begin an intensive course of chemo and radiation therapy over the next 18 months.
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Gavin Robertson seemed overwhelmed with the support and love he has received in the past weeks. He also admitted that it had been an emotional journey for him, and he is ready to face the upcoming challenges that are due to come.
“My family and I have been overwhelmed by the incredible show of love and support from so many friends and well-wishers over the past week,” Robertson said. “It has been an emotional roller coaster, consuming each and every minute of my day, and now I am ready and able to meet this challenge that confronts me,” he added.
Gavin Robertson’s spin bowling for New South Wales and Australia earned respect for its resourcefulness and accuracy, while he learned a great deal about how to tackle subcontinental conditions more than a decade before Nathan Lyon finally mastered the task in 2017. Since his retirement, has been a well-known commentator and has worked as a community liaison officer for the Greater Western Sydney Giants AFL team.
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