In a tweet on Tuesday Washington Post games reporter Gene Park announced that he has been diagnosed with colon cancer. In a YouTube video linked in the tweet the 40-year-old reports that he is currently undergoing treatment. The cancer hasn’t metastasized to any other organs which is a sign for treatment. Park states that he has already undergone one surgery and is planning on starting chemo later in the year in hopes of shrinking the tumor so it can be removed at the end of the year.
Park closes out the video by thanking the everyone for the support they have shown him. Park is currently on medical leav