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Dick Vitale is winning his battle with cancer.
The longtime ESPN college basketball analyst said in a Twitter post on Tuesday that his latest PET scan showed no signs of cancer.
“OMG ALL THE PRAYERS many of u have sent have been answered as DR Brown who heads my cancer TEAM called & said PET SCAN came back that NO CANCER is showing,” Vitale wrote in the post, which included four photos of he and his family and friends. “I feel like a coach playing for the Final 4 has a PTPer hit a shot at buzzer. My MARCH MADNESS starts with a W baby !”
Vitale revealed on Oct. 20 that he would be undergoing six months of chemo to treat lymphoma, a type of blood cancer.
That news came mere months after he had surgery to remove a growth on his nose diagnosed as melanoma, a type of skin cancer. That procedure was on June 28, 2021, and he said he was “cancer clear” after.
He was also diagnosed with vocal chord dysplasia in January 2022, which forced him to take a leave of absence from calling games for the rest of this college basketball season.
He had successful surgery on his vocal chords the end of February.
Though he stepped away from broadcasting games a few months ago because of his treatment, he continued to update the public on his progress via Instagram and Twitter. He also continued to talk about college games on social media and write his weekly men’s college basketball awards on ESPN.com.