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Burns: 'I'm still fighting'

Updated: January 21, 2009, 6:54 PM ET
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Former NHL coach Pat Burns, who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2003-04 and liver cancer in 2005, told a Montreal newspaper that lung cancer was diagnosed in May 2008.

Burns, 56, a former police detective who coached 14 seasons with four NHL teams, told La Presse that although he had chemotherapy for the first two bouts of cancer, he decided not to go that way this time. Instead, he said, he is trying other methods to fight the lung cancer.

"I know what you people are like ...

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