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Nuxhall out of hospital, begins cancer treatment

Updated: February 20, 2007, 4:09 PM ET
Associated Press

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Former Cincinnati Reds pitcher and broadcaster Joe Nuxhall was released from a hospital Tuesday and began treatment for a recurrence of cancer.

The 78-year-old Nuxhall stopped by the team's spring training complex and talked to players for a few minutes before going to get chemotherapy.

Nuxhall had surgery for prostate cancer in February 1992. An examination at Sarasota Memorial Hospital found that cancer had returned.

Nuxhall is the youngest player ...

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