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Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma

The Timberwolves announced Tuesday that coach Flip Saunders has a "treatable and curable form of cancer" and will continue with his duties. The team's release said Saunders, also the team's president of basketball operations, has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and is undergoing chemotherapy treatment. The release said the initial diagnosis came eight weeks ago during an examination by Timberwolves doctor Sheldon Burns and Saunders started treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. "I am taking it step by step and day by day to understand how to best manage this process," said Saunders in a statement. "I want to thank Dr. Burns as well as...

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