03/13/2014 01:13 am ET Updated Mar 13, 2014

ESPN Anchor's Private Battle With Cancer Becomes A Public One

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Stuart Scott’s fight continues. He has had 58 infusions of chemotherapy. He recently switched to a pill. But the drugs have not fully arrested the cancer that struck first in 2007, when his appendix was removed. It returned four years later. And it came back again last year. Each recurrence seems more dire, and yet after each, Scott has returned to his high-profile work at ESPN, ensuring that his private fight has become a public one.

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