Kostis Beats Cancer
By Torleif Sorenson on 1/22/14
Kyle Porter of CBS Sports has some very welcome news; his network colleague Peter Kostis, a highly-respected golf instructor, was declared cancer-free by his doctors:

Last year, Kostis underwent surgery and chemotherapy for colon cancer. At that time, Kostis released this statement:
"As many of you know, I have been absent from the last few CBS Sports golf telecasts. I fiercely try to keep my private life separate from my public life, but after hearing John Kruk talk about his testicular cancer last Sunday during the Red Sox-Yankees game, I decided to share my situation in hopes of spreading awareness of colon cancer.

"I am currently home recovering from successful surgery for colon cancer. It was detected early during a regular physical and colonoscopy. My great team of doctors in Phoenix will be putting me through preventative chemotherapy. Because of early detection the prognosis for a full recovery is excellent. I had zero symptoms or family history. I urge everyone, if you are over 50 get a regular colonoscopy exam whether you think you need one or not."
As a human being who lost both biological parents to cancer way too soon, I would like to endorse Peter's advice.

Finally, in the "Nice Problem To Have" category, Kostis now faces the entirely enviable task of rebuilding his own game:

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[ comments ]
joe jones says:
Welcome back Peter. Stay well.
Torleif Sorenson says:
Amen to that, Mr. Jones.
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