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Gary Carter brain tumor likely malignant

Updated: May 28, 2011, 11:04 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- A tumor on former New York Mets Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter's brain "appears to be malignant," according to doctors at Duke University.

"Following a thorough examination and assessment of Gary Carter, biopsies were performed (Friday) morning from a tumor located in Mr. Carter's brain," Dr. Allan H. Friedman and Dr. Henry S. Friedman, co-deputy directors of The Preston Robert Tisch Brian Tumor Center at Duke, said in a statement. "The preliminary results are that his tumor ...

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