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Jonathan Tjarks has Cancer
« on: May 06, 2021, 04:23:21 PM »

Offline Ed Monix

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Jonathan Tjarks of ‘The Ringer’ announced last week that he has been diagnosed with Cancer (Stage IV).

I have always loved his writing and podcasts, Tjarks seems like a great guy who is loved inside the sports journalism community.

If anyone is on Twitter please pass on some well wishes to Mr. Tjarks. He was only recently married and has a young son which is even more horrible and I’m sure he needs all the thoughts and prays he can.

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Offline Ed Monix

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Am I the only one that reads & listens to his stuff?
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I don’t read or listen, but that’s a terrible diagnosis for a young man.  Prayers for he and his family.
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I like Tjarks, I hope he gets well.
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With cancer a lot depends of when they catch and what kind.   It is terrible to see it strike someone so young..  Hopefully, it is the soft tissue kind and I hope it has not metastasized as that always is a worse prognosis.

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Around 50% of bone sarcomas and 20% of soft-tissue sarcomas are diagnosed in people under the age of 35

I wish him well.