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Survivor Lester reveals father diagnosed with cancer

Updated: May 26, 2008, 2:14 PM ET
By Erin Andrews | ESPN.com

Less than a week after Boston Red Sox pitcher and cancer survivor Jon Lester tossed a no-hitter, the left-hander revealed that his father has cancer.

Lester said his father John was diagnosed with lymphoma last month and that the cancer is "slow growing, ... something [his father] will die with, not die from."

Father and son will get to talk in person about their unfortunate common bond on Sunday. Jon Lester made his first start since the no-hitter Sunday afternoon ...

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