汤米·里弗斯
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Ultra-Athlete Tommy Rivers Diagnosed With Rare Lymphoma

突然住院和不确定性之后,屈居汤米里弗斯终于有一个诊断。

After weeks of tests at hospitalsacross the country, Tommy Rivers, 35, finally has a diagnosis对于他的病情, which first presented with respiratory distress. Yesterday, his doctors diagnosed him with an aggressive form of cancer called NK/T-cell lymphoma.

汤米·里弗斯is an ultrarunner, iFit Trainer, endurance coach, and all-around athlete from Flagstaff, Arizona. He’s lovingly known as “Puzey” or“Tommy Rivs” on social media.

“It wouldn’t be Rivs unless it was rare and aggressive. My man has been diagnosed with Primary Pulmonary NK T-Cell Lymphoma,” wrote Steph Rivers, Tommy’s wife. “It was suspected all along, but because of its rarity and even rarer presentation in Rivs’ lungs … [we explored other options] before the Mayo Clinic made its final diagnosis.”

Tommy Rivs’ Current Condition

前期炒作包括可能COVID诊断,但测试回来了阴性为冠状病毒。里弗斯需要经常住院治疗。他仍然是上呼吸机,而是稳定的,Rivers’ brother wrotein an update on social media.

Rivers’ wife, friends, and family are still asking support during this time. TheirGoFundMe将用于支付河流的医疗账单和养家糊口。任何额外资金的家庭并不需要他们将捐赠给纳瓦霍族。

You candonate here.

If you can’t donate, you can show support for Rivers in other ways. Join #TeamRivs, #RunforRivs, and #RideforRivs initiatives on social media to show solidarity.

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