Video: Bryant Gumbel Had Lung Cancer Surgery, Says He's OK For Now

During a guest appearance on “Live! With Regis & Kelly” Tuesday morning, Real Sports host Bryant Gumbel revealed that he underwent surgery to remove malignant lung tumor two months ago. Good news, though: Gumbel says it’s all clear:

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The former “Today” show host explained to viewers that he has told few people about the surgery in which part of his lung was removed.

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“They opened up my chest; they took a malignant tumor, part of my lung and some other goodies,” he said. “The pathology on most of the stuff came back benign but enough aggressive cells had escaped the tumor that it warranted some treatment.” […]

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“I’m OK for the time being,” Gumbel told the audience.

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And here’s video of the admission for the two sports fans out there that didn’t watch “Live!” this morning:

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