How Pro Athletes Fared When Returning From Cancer
NFL safety Eric Berry returned to the field Tuesday after battling cancer. He's another big name athlete who has returned to sports after treatment.By Tom Kackley | July 30, 2015
"There was many times when I was like, 'Man, I don't know if I'm going to wake up tomorrow.' I'd just be up thinking, scared to go to sleep. Then it'd be a point where I'd be like, 'Forget it. I'm going to sleep. If I don't wake up, I don't wake up," Berry said in a press conference.
Kansas City Chiefs all-pro safety Eric Berry returned to the practice field Wednesday after an eight-month battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma. (Video via KSHB)
Now that Berry's back, he can draw inspiration from other athletes who beat cancer and led successful professional lives.