Former Maple Leafs first spherical choose Rodion Amirov recognized with mind tumor
The 20-year-old Russian ahead had begun the season with Salavat Yulaev Ufa within the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) earlier than sustaining an damage.
“New, unrelated signs that required ongoing intensive investigations” developed throughout Amirov’s damage restoration, the assertion added.
In keeping with the staff, Amirov is present process therapy at a medical facility in Germany and won’t play for the rest of the season.
“Our medical workers has been concerned all through the method alongside Ufa’s and we’re in direct contact with the ability on an ongoing foundation to watch his therapy and care,” the staff’s assertion stated.
“Rodion has the whole help of the Toronto Maple Leafs group and we are going to proceed to make sure he receives the perfect care potential all through this course of.”
‘By no means hand over’
“I wish to keep constructive, and I need individuals to assume positively about me,” Amirov stated.
“There are numerous different people who have their very own sicknesses or diseases. I wish to present by instance that I may give individuals hope.
“By no means hand over. The challenges you might be given in life are so that you can overcome,” he added.
Parrot was recognized with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in December 2018, present process 12 rounds of chemotherapy earlier than saying in July 2019 that he had “received” towards most cancers.
“Up to now month, I’ve seen how he is [Amirov] much more spectacular off the ice as he’s on it,” Milstein stated.
Milstein later posted a photograph of Amirov on Twitter, together with an electronic mail tackle the place followers might ship their well-wishes.