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Red Sox manager John Farrell reveals he has cancer

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Boston Red Sox Manager Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Red Sox manager John Farrell opened his pregame press conference on Friday afternoon by announcing he has lymphoma. Bench coach Torey Lovullo will manage the rest of the season.

According to the Boston Herald, he will begin chemotherapy Tuesday at Mass General Hospital. The plan calls for nine weeks of chemotherapy.

"There's no alternative," Farrell said. "There's going to be a good outcome to this."

The 53-year-old Farrel, said an in emotional meeting with reporters that the cancer was detected during hernia surgery Monday in Detroit. He described it as "localized" and "highly curable."

Within minutes of the news, Farrell was trending on Twitter -- and was rapidly showered with well wishes and encouraging words.


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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 14: American League managers Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians (L) and John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox talk prior to the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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