Kansas City Chiefs’ Eric Berry May Have Lymphoma

Kansas City Chiefs’ Safety Eric Berry is said to have a mass on his chest that may be lymphoma, which a New York oncologist says is likely given his age. “A younger person is unlikely to have a disease such as lung cancer or a spread of another cancer from somewhere else in the body, like for example colorectal cancer,” says Jonathan Kolitz, MD, associate chief of hematologic oncology at the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute. “Lymphoma is overwhelmingly the most likely malignancy that someone this age would present with if a mass was detected in the chest.”

Get the latest health news

Keep up-to-date on breaking health news with insights from our experts and developments from around the health system.