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Saints senior writer John DeShazier on battle with cancer
New Orleans Saints senior writer John DeShazier, his family, doctor, and Saints staffers talk about DeShazier's recent diagnosis of a type of bone marrow cancer called multiple myeloma. DeShazier was recently honored at a Saints game as part of the NFL's Crucial Catch Campaign. The NFL's Crucial Catch mission is to fight cancer through early detection and risk reduction. The league, its clubs, players, the NFL Players Association, and the American Cancer Society are committed to providing individuals with the tools they need to help them better understand early detection and ways to reduce their cancer risk. Each year, every NFL team raises awareness during their Crucial Catch game, which features on-field and in-stadium Crucial Catch elements. Crucial Catch games also present a special opportunity to honor cancer survivors and those currently battling cancer.