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Ex-Mets Catcher Gary Carter To Fight Brain Tumor With Chemo, Radiation

Ex-1986 Mets catcher Gary Carter was diagnosed Tuesday with a malignant brain tumor called a glioblastoma and will treat it with chemotherapy and radiation. Doctors at Duke University say the location of the tumor makes it difficult to remove through an operation.