Tag:Steve Sabol Brain Tumor
Posted on: March 18, 2011 5:16 pm

Steve Sabol undergoing treatment for brain tumor

Posted by Will Brinson

NFL Films President Steve Sabol was recently hospitalized after suffering a seizure while in Kansas City at an awards show. Initially, it appeared that the prognosis was good for Sabol, 68, as he was upgraded to "stable" condition. However, the NFL reported on Friday the news that Sabol is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor.

"(Steve) will begin treatments soon," a statement from NFL Films said. "Steve is in good spirits and is deeply appreciative of everyone's good wishes."

Extensive tests following Sabol's hospitalization led to the discovery of the tumor, and Sabol is expected to undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatment soon.

The news is obviously gut-wrenching, especially as it comes on the heels of a joyous moment for the Sabol family, when Steve's father Ed was named a member of the 2011 NFL Hall of Fame class.

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