Article updated: 12/30/2010 3:21 PM

Twins' slugger Killebrew diagnosed with cancer

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Former Minnesota Twins player and Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew is receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

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Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. The 74-year-old Killebrew released a statement through the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, saying he expects to make a full recovery from the "very serious" condition.
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