Sebastien Haller has malignant cancer: he will have to undergo chemotherapy

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Sebastien Haller has malignant cancer: he will have to undergo chemotherapy

New Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller discovered a few days ago that he had testicular cancer. Now his club has announced that the young striker will have to undergo chemotherapy as the cancer is malignant. The striker had just left Ajax to go to Dortmund, Germany, after an incredible last season.

After discovering the tumor, Haller had gone under the knife in recent days, but the operation had a negative result: histological examinations revealed the malignant nature of the cancer. The player will undergo a series of treatments, including chemotherapy.

Here is the club statement: "Sebastien Haller (28) will not work with Borussia Dortmund for several months. Histological results revealed a malignant testicular tumor. Haller must therefore undergo chemotherapy treatment.

We ask the media and fans to understand that he does not. We will release no medical details relating to Sebastien Haller's treatment other than the information mentioned, neither today nor in the coming months." Haller will be unavailable for several months.

Sporting director Sebastian Kehl said: "Sebastien will now receive the best possible treatment. The chances of recovery are very good. We wish him and his family lots of strength and optimism and our thoughts are with him in this difficult time."

With Ajax, Haller scored 11 goals in the group stage of last year's Champions League.

Here is what was said after the discovery of testicular cancer.Sebastian Kehl told: "This news today was a shock for Sebastien Haller and for all of us.

The whole BVB family wishes Sebastien a complete recovery as soon as possible and that we can hug him again soon. We will do everything possible. to make sure he gets the best possible treatment." The Dortmund statement explained: "Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller had to leave the BVB retreat in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland early due to illness and is already back in Dortmund.

The 28-year-old Costa d ' Ivory said she was not feeling well after Monday morning training. During intensive medical examinations, testicular cancer was discovered later in the day. In the next few days, further tests will take place at a specialized medical center.

The club that demands that the privacy of the player and his family be respected and that no questions are asked. As soon as we have more information, we will notify after consulting with the player. "