Oskar Lindblom the Forward Of Philadephia Flyers Is Diagnosed With Rare Bone Cancer. Oskar Lindblom is diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma. This a very rare form of bone cancer. The Philadelphia Flyers announced this news very recently. He went under a specialized diagnosis at the University of Pennsylvania. He is expected to miss the entire season in 2019-2020. Lindblom is due for another treatment this week.
The Moment of Trauma
Chuch Fletcher, the general manager of Philadelphia Flyers mentions, “Oskar Lindblom is diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma. He is being treated by the leading specialists of the University of Pennsylvania”. He also mentions that Oskar will undergo several evaluations next week. After the checkup, they will immediately begin his treatment. He also says that there is no expectation for him to return this season anymore.
Flyers will be there for Oskar and will support him for everything he needs. They will also assist him to secure the best care possible. The general manager also remarks that there will be no more comments on Oscar’s health. Keeping his privacy and health in mind they will want to speak as little as possible. He also requests the media to ask as little as possible and allow Oskar to return to full health quickly.
The Support Of the Fans
The fans of this hockey player also took to Twitter to support him. There was massive support for him on this platform. One fan tweets, “I am a Pens fan. Rooting for you and keeping you in my prayers and thoughts I wish for your speedy recovery”. Another fan writes, “Holy man. Praying for the best. Hopefully, treatments go according to plan and you come becak full healthy”. The entire hockey nation will be praying for Oskar. All the fans from different teams send their best wishes and support to him.
Lindblom was taken in by the Flyers back in 2014. In 2017 he made his NHL debut. He scored two goals with 23 assists that season. He played 81 games with 17 goals and 16 assists. This season before being diagnosed he scored 11 goals and 7 assists in 30 games.