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Dan Shaughnessy

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By Dan Shaughnessy
Globe Columnist / September 2, 2006

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The Red Sox announced yesterday that rookie lefthanded pitcher Jon Lester has cancer. It's a treatable form of anaplastic large cell lymphoma. The brief press release, delivered by the team at the request of Lester's family shortly before 6 p.m., said treatment will begin within a week. (Full article: 799 words)

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