University of Kansas

K-State coach Bill Snyder diagnosed with throat cancer

Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder has been diagnosed with throat cancer, though treatments are going well and he expects to be on the field when Kansas State begins spring practice next month.

The 77-year-old Snyder addressed his health in a statement Monday, shortly after rumors began to circulate that he was seeking treatment for an undisclosed illness. Snyder said he has been receiving outpatient treatment for about three weeks at The University of Kansas Hospital with consultation from the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

He said specialists at both medical centers "projected a positive outcome."

"I feel bad having to release this information...

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