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Patrick McCaffery's tumor malignant

Updated: March 21, 2014, 9:13 PM ET
Associated Press

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said Friday that the tumor doctors removed from his son's thyroid earlier this week was malignant.

McCaffery's son Patrick, 14, had surgery in Iowa City on Wednesday, just hours before the Hawkeyes lost to Tennessee in the First Four of the NCAA tournament in Dayton, Ohio.

The Iowa coach said he and his family will meet with doctors soon to determine further treatment for Patrick, who was released from the hospital on Thursday.

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