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Mets GM Sandy Alderson diagnosed with cancer

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Friday, December 4, 2015, 12:19 PM

Sandy Alderson missed the GM meetings due to a medical procedure.Alex Trautwig/Getty Images

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has cancer and will not attend the winter meetings. The cancer is treatable.

The 68-year-old will undergo chemotheraphy and the Mets say he will continue to work with the team, though his role may be limited at times. The type of cancer was not disclosed.

Alderson collapsed during a meeting with reporters at Citi Field following the World Series. It’s unclear if that incident was releated to his condition. He missed the GM meetings shortly thereafter for what the team called a “medical procedure,” though they did not elaborate.

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