Daughter: Gary Carter 'ready to battle'

Updated: June 4, 2011, 1:26 AM ET
By Ian Begley and Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

Gary Carter is resting comfortably at home in Florida, preparing for a cancer treatment that calls for 6½ weeks of radiation and one year of chemotherapy, his daughter wrote on a private family website.

Carter visited with radiation doctors in Palm Beach, Fla. on Friday and received his first Avastin treatment.

According to the drug's website, Avastin's purpose is to prevent the growth of blood vessels that feed tumors. Carter will be under the care of Dr. Jimmy Harris in ...

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