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Cancer has progressed, but Henson says he feels same

Updated: August 18, 2003, 8:22 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- New Mexico State basketball coach Lou Henson, diagnosed with a form of cancer last month, returned to campus Monday and vowed not to let the illness slow him down.

The 71-year-old Aggie coach held his first news conference since being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Henson said through the university that the disease has progressed from Stage 2 to Stage 4.

According to the University of Maryland's Web site, Stage 2 cancer is found in one area or organ outside ...

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