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Cannon: 'Looking better and better'

Updated: May 19, 2011, 5:00 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

New England Patriots fifth-round draft choice Marcus Cannon, who is undergoing chemotherapy treatments for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, said his recovery is on a positive course.

"It's looking better and better every time I go in," Cannon said Thursday on ESPN's "First Take." "The actual lump that was seen at the [NFL] combine has totally disappeared."

Cannon, who added that he's "feeling great," said he is planning to go through a couple more treatments and see what doctors say.

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