BALTIMORE (WJZ) — “TREY DID IT!!!!”
The all-caps message with four exclamation points from Trey Mancini’s girlfriend Sara Perlman marked an important milestone in the Orioles outfielder’s colon cancer battle: the end of chemotherapy.READ MORE: FDA, CDC Recommend ‘Pause’ For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Clot Reports
Mancini, 28, was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer in March and started chemotherapy the following month, missing the entire 2020 season.
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Just over five months after starting chemo, Mancini wrapped up treatment.
TREY DID IT!!!! He competed chemotherapy!!! What a six months it has been. I’ve never been more proud & joyful ☀️ this is the best day ever!!!! Thank you for all the love and support. We are SOOOO grateful!!!!💗💗💗 @TreyMancini pic.twitter.com/dM7amk92GH
— Sara Perlman (@saraperlman) September 21, 2020READ MORE: Maryland Directs All Vaccine Providers To Pause Johnson & Johnson Shot In Light Of Clot Reports
On Twitter, Perlman said she has never been more joyful, thanking fans for their well-wishes.
The team, meanwhile, shared a video of Mancini opening a special gift from his fellow birds: a team photo with words of encouragement from his teammates.
Trey Mancini receives an O's team photo autographed by his teammates with their encouragement & congratulations as Trey completes chemo-therapy treatments for colon cancer. #Team @WJZ https://t.co/Ch7oy2uLEc
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