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Docs think Gary Carter has glioblastoma

Updated: May 31, 2011, 11:09 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Doctors informed Gary Carter's family on Saturday night that they were "99 percent sure" that he has a Grade 4 glioblastoma, which affects the brain and central nervous system. It is inoperable.

In a private online journal, Carter's family said Tuesday they will get the official results from doctors on Wednesday afternoon. The family has granted ESPN access to the journal to inform the public.

Despite the difficult diagnosis, the family remains hopeful that Carter ...

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