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Gary Carter Battling Cancer, MRI Reveals New Tumors On Former Mets Catcher's Brain

An MRI revealed new tumors on the brain of former Mets catcher Gary Carter, who is battling cancer.

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Former New York Mets catcher Gary Carter, who has been battling brain cancer, got the news today that a recent MRI showed that he has "several new spots/tumors on his brain" (via New York Daily News).

Carter has been treated with chemotherapy and radiation at Duke University since complaining last May about headaches and forgetfulness. He was found to have four small inoperable tumors on his brain at that time.

Carter spoke with the New York Daily News about his condition and his fear that it was worsening two weeks ago

"I'm not feeling too good," he told The News. "It's been coming on and coming on. I've had a chest cold. I've got sores in my mouth, blood clots. I get sick ... there's just so many things ... It's been nine months now and I don't feel any different from Day One. I haven't been up to doing any interviews."

After this new discovery, doctors are reportedly determining whether or not to continue treating Carter.

Carter, a member of the MLB Hall of Fame, played for the Mets from 1985-89 and won a World Series with New York in 1986.

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