Eric Shanteau

Eric Shanteau to put off cancer surgery until after Olympics

Swimmer Eric Shanteau faces the decision of a lifetime, should he continue to compete in the Olympics or under go surgery for testicular cancer which was recently discovered.
“I was sort of like, ‘This isn’t real. There’s no way this is happening to me right now,” Shanteau said by telephone. “You’re trying to get ready [...]

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American swimmer Eric Shanteau has been diagnosed with testicular cancer but is still planning to compete at the Beijing Olympics.
Eric Shanteau qualified for the 200 meters breaststroke at the Olympic trials finishing behind Scott Spann.