David Brooks: Bournemouth winger free of cancer after treatment

David Brooks from Bournemouth has confirmed he is cancer free after following a successful treatment plan.

Brooks, 24, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in October after leaving a Wales national team training camp.

He hasn’t featured for Bournemouth since a goalless draw with Peterborough United on September 29.

The Wales international then gave an update on January 7, announcing he was halfway through treatment and progress was “good”.

Brooks’ latest update on Tuesday confirmed that he had completed treatment and had “been given the green light” and was looking forward to continuing his professional career.

“It’s been a few months since my last update and in that time I have happily completed my cancer treatment,” he said.

“I would like to say a huge thank you to all the amazing medical staff for their incredible work and support throughout the process.

“Last week I met with my specialist after reviewing my final test results. I am delighted to say the treatment was successful and I can now say I have been given the all clear and am now safe. cancer.

“These words are amazing to say and I’m so grateful for all of your messages and well wishes, they’ve really helped me through the tough times.

“I am so excited to start the journey to full fitness and to continue my football career.

“The Bournemouth lads have had a great season so far and I can’t wait to be back at The Vitality to cheer on the team as we head into the most important games of the season.

“I am determined to perform to my best over the coming months and I look forward to being back and playing in front of you on the pitch in the not so distant future.”

Bournemouth could still be playing Premier League football next season, with Scott Parker’s second team hosting Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night as they seek automatic promotion.

Wales, meanwhile, will contest a World Cup qualifying play-off on June 5 against Scotland or Ukraine for a place in this year’s tournament.

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Christy J. Olson