Dick Vitale Announces Incredible Health News After Battling Cancer

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Dick Vitale is officially cancer free.

After battling cancer multiple times in a very short period of time, the legendary college basketball pundit tweeted Wednesday night he’s officially cancer free.

“Thank u to ALL of YOU that have sent me [prayer emojis],” Vitale tweeted to his followers and fans.

The legendary ESPN pundit had battled melanoma and lymphoma all in the past year, according to Yahoo Sports.

Dick Vitale is cancer free. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Now, after fighting like hell to beat the terrible disease, Vitale has announced to his followers that he’s free of cancer.

If that doesn’t put a smile on your face, nothing will.

College basketball pundit Dick Vitale is cancer free. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Vitale had to miss a lot of time from TV while battling cancer, and the fact he’s now cancer free should be a sign that he’ll eventually return to having a huge role, once again, in the world of college basketball.

Dick Vitale announces that he’s beaten cancer. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Dick Vitale is an absolute star, and college basketball just doesn’t feel the same without him. He’s been a part of the sport’s DNA for decades.

Dick Vitale beats cancer. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Now, he’s cleared of cancer after a brutal fight, and fans around the country couldn’t be happier for him!

Written by David Hookstead

David Hookstead is a reporter for OutKick covering a variety of topics with a focus on football and culture.

He also hosts of the podcast American Joyride that is accessible on Outkick where he interviews American heroes and outlines their unique stories. Before joining OutKick, Hookstead worked for the Daily Caller for seven years covering similar topics.

Hookstead is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.

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