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MLB legend Cal Ripken Jr. shares story of prostate cancer survivorship

Many sports fans know Cal Ripken Jr. as the “iron man” of baseball, an esteemed shortstop Hall of Famer and Baltimore Orioles icon, but aside from being one of the most influential sports figures in recent history, the former MLB star has reached another milestone.

In August 2020, just before his 60th birthday, Ripken publicly announced full recovery from prostate cancer after being diagnosed in February 2020. Over the past six months or so, Ripken has used various platforms to urge middle-aged men in particular to get regular medical checkups and exams.

Read the full article here. 

source: Demetrius Dillard - AFRO