Brian Piccolo Summary

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In the second part of the book Brian Piccolo plays in a game against the Atlanta Falcons in 1969 just after brian was moved to the starting fullback position he complained of having breathing difficulties and was thus removed from the game. After the game the Bears went back to Chicago where Brian Piccolo went to get some test done to see what was causing his breathing problems. The result of his test diagnosed him with embryonal cell carcinoma which is also known as a cancerous tumor. Piccolo then underwent two surgeries and countless more weeks of testing where his left lung and a pectoral muscle were removed. Piccolo also underwent chemotherapy and radiation to help treat the remaining cancer in his body. This was a hard time for Brian
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