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Coby Karl has cancerous lymph nodes removed

Updated: April 3, 2007, 2:18 AM ET
Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho -- The son of Denver Nuggets coach George Karl underwent surgery for the removal of cancerous lymph nodes at a Boise hospital on Monday.

Karl said doctors spent seven hours operating on his son, Coby.

The surgery was the second in 13 months for Coby Karl, who had his thyroid removed last year after being diagnosed with papillary carcinoma, a form of treatable cancer. He also underwent chemotherapy to try to kill off any remaining cancer cells shortly after ...

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