Fmr. Gopher & His Brother Aim To Make Cancer Patients ComfortableIt's been nearly five years since a cancer diagnosis ended a promising football career for Connor Cosgrove. He was a wide receiver at the University of Minnesota when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. He had to stop playing football, and underwent years of chemotherapy treatments.
Connor Cosgrove's Final Chemo Treatment Is The Start Of Something GreaterA little over a week ago, Gopher football player Connor Cosgrove walked out of Amplatz Children's Hospital cancer-free.
‘U’ Student Celebrates Final Chemo TreatmentConnor Cosgrove, 22, is getting his last chemotherapy treatment Friday. Teri Cannon, executive director of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, says it’s a day of celebration at the Amplatz Children's Hospital. "It's really exciting for us when any patient can be declared in complete remission," Cannon said. She says there are a lot people who don't know about this kind of cancer, or the fact that there are more than 150 types of blood cancer.
MN WR Wins Award For Never Saying No To LeukemiaIn 2010, Gophers wide receiver Connor Cosgrove was diagnosed with leukemia. It was a diagnosis that changed his life, but in a way that he's working hard to make is for the better.
Gophers Hand Out Team Awards At BanquetThe University of Minnesota football team and the Goal Line Club celebrated the 2012 season with its annual awards banquet Sunday afternoon at the Hilton Hotel in Minneapolis.