& # 39; The news is not great & # 39 ;: the former Australian test cricket player, 53, is fighting for life after a shock analysis of brain cancer – while his friend doctor Charlie Teo is performing an emergency operation
- Former Test cricketer Gavin Robertson fights for life after cancer diagnosis
- Doctor Charlie Teo performed emergency surgery on May 13 to remove the tumor
- Concerned friends have revealed that the 53-year-old's battle is not over yet
- Macquarie Sports Radio host Matt Thompson said on Tuesday that news wasn't great
Former Australian test cricket player Gavin Robertson is fighting for his life after shock brain cancer diagnosis and emergency surgery by the famous neurosurgeon Charlie Teo.
The 53-year-old spinner had a tumor removed on Monday, May 13, but concerned friends and family have revealed that his fight is not over yet.
& # 39; It all happened quickly, but Dr. Charlie Teo is his friend and he told him Monday at noon to undergo surgery and he worked five hours later & # 39 ;, Robertson family wrote on Facebook.
& # 39; Dad has more than 400 messages, but I just fill in the rest of our friends. Fingers crossed. Stay informed. & # 39;
Former Australian test cricket player Gavin Robertson (with his wife Kathie) is fighting for his life after being diagnosed with shock brain cancer
The 53-year-old spinner had removed a tumor on Monday, May 13, but concerned friends and family have revealed that his fight is not over yet
Robertson, who withdrew from cricket in 2000, was given the privilege to wear the baggy green for four tests in 1998.
The former New South Wales Blues player responded to good wishes on Twitter on May 18 and revealed that the tumor was three inches by three inches.
& # 39; Hope good results sticky. Not over and over, but trying and hopeful … fingers crossed, & he wrote.
Macquarie Sports Radio host Matt Thompson shared an update about Robertson's condition during his show on Tuesday – Robertson's birthday.
& # 39; I want to wish our partner Gavin Robertson a happy birthday. I know he has had happier birthdays than the one he is experiencing now, & Thompson said.
& # 39; But he has a great supportive family, good friends, and many well-to-do with the supportive public.
Robertson (right), who withdrew from cricket in 2000, represented Australia in the baggy green for four tests in 1998
Despite the positive birthday wishes, Thompson made a frank acknowledgment about the weak health of Robertson.
& # 39; Unfortunately the news for Gav isn't great … I got an update from Gavin's family last night and it's bad news. Robbo is facing a very long fight.
& # 39; If one of the good ones faces a fight like Gavin, he is absolutely heartbreaking. & # 39;
Thompson said the news of Robertson's diagnosis stunned him & # 39; had made.
The former New South Wales Blues player responded to good wishes on Twitter on May 18 and revealed that the tumor was three centimeters, length and width
In an update on Facebook, his family revealed that he had undergone emergency surgery from the famous neurosurgeon Charlie Teo
& # 39; He is a man I have greatly respected for years & # 39 ;, said Thompson.
& # 39; He must fight for his life. & # 39;
After packing his cricket career, Robertson turned to media where he would often appear on Fox Sports & Bill and Boz program.
His daughter Zoe is married to Hawthorn football player Tom Scully and it is clear that Robertson had been with the AFL to support his son-in-law the day before his operation.
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