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Vols Lofton Battled Cancer During Senior Year

This is a story that makes you wonder what Vols Basketball would've been if this player had been healthy.

Tennessee Guard Chris Lofton secretly battled Cancer during his Senior Season.

Lofton tells ESPN.com he underwent surgery in March of 2007..and 4-weeks of Radiation treatment in May to treat Testicular Cancer.

Lofton says he's now Cancer-Free, but it was difficult for him at the time.

UT Coach Bruce Pearl released a statement saying Lofton and his family wanted to keep information about his cancer private.

Lofton. The SEC's 3-point record holder, was a Pre-Season All-American going into last year, but struggled with his shot most of the season.

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