University of Minnesota Athletes Shave Their Heads for Cancer Research

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By Brett Stolpestad

More than 100 University of Minnesota Athlete gathered at Bierman Athletic Complex Monday to shave their heads as a part of a fundraiser for cancer research, the Star Tribune reported.

The fundraiser was organized by a University student and member of the Gopher football team, Connor Cosgrove, who has been battling leukemia since he was diagnosed in 2010, the Minnesota Daily reported.

Cosgrove is on the final stages of his treatment after a long battle with the disease. His cancer has been in remission since the first 29 days of his treatment, the Minnesota Daily reported.

The University of Minnesota football team is partnering with St. Baldrick's foundation to raise money for pediatric cancer research, the Star Tribune reported.

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