Drug Test Saves Life: From Cancer to Olympics for Volleyball Star

Drug Test Saves Life: From Cancer to Olympics for Volleyball Star

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Volleyball star Jake Gibb, photo by Bjarteh-CCFirst the drug tester told American beach volleyball player Jake Gibb that he was suspended.

Then he said to call a doctor, because the abnormal levels of hormones in his blood might be caused by testicular cancer.

Gibb was expected to miss the Olympics while recovering, but the surgery got all of the cancer and he wouldn’t need chemotherapy. He got back on tour with his partner and qualified for the London Games at the last minute.

(READ the AP story from the Spokesman-Review)

Photo by Bjarteh-CC

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