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Former UK Coach Has Cancer Of The Prostate

Former UK Football Coach Hal Mumme will be in Lexington Tuesday to talk about treatment he'll receive at the Markey Cancer Center. The CBS affiliate in El Paso, Texas is reporting sources close to the New Mexico State program are saying Mumme has Cancer of the Prostate.

UK Hospital confirms Mumme is to be treated at the Markey Cancer Center.

Hospital officials would not comment on what type of cancer Mumme is being treated for, only saying he will be a patient at the cancer center. A hospital spokesperson says Mr. Mumme will answer questions about his health at Tuesday's news conference.

June Mumme is well known in central Kentucky for her fight against breast cancer. She's been a major fundraiser for breast cancer research and treatment nationwide.

Hal Mumme was coach at the University Of Kentucky from 1997 to 2000. He then coached at Southeastern Louisiana University and most recently at New Mexico State.


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