Washington’s Ron Rivera finishes his cancer treatment
Washington coach Ron Rivera had last treatment for a form of skin cancer Monday, two months after being diagnosed. The Washington Football Team coach was diagnosed in August with squamous cell carcinoma, a cancer considered very treatable when caught as early as his was, according to the Associated Press. Coach's Last Treatment It's a different kind of Victory Monday 💛 #RiveraStrong Posted by Washington Football Team on Monday, October 26, 2020His final treatment came a day after his team defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 25-3 at home. Doctors scheduled Rivera to receive IV fluids at halftime of games to keep him hydrated. While usually prepared for happenings on the field with a decade of NHL coaching experience, some things about going through cancer treatment surprised him.