Doctors positive on Tombides

27 July 2011 11:45
West Ham have revealed that teenage striker Dylan Tombides is being treated for testicular cancer after he was diagnosed last month.[LNB] Tombides was diagnosed while away on international duty with Australia at the Fifa Under-17 World Cup in Mexico.[LNB]"Dylan is receiving the best possible care," club doctor Sean Howlett told West Ham's official website. "All the doctors involved have advised Dylan that he will make a full recovery in terms of his illness and his ability to return to his football career.[LNB]"He is undergoing the standard series of treatments for his condition which is a course of chemotherapy."[LNB]Hammers academy director Tony Carr added: "Everyone at the club is right behind Dylan and we all wish him a speedy and healthy recovery.[LNB]"The doctors are all very positive and he is in the best possible hands. We look forward to seeing him back with us when he is ready."

Source: Team_Talk