Ali Carter expected to need further treatment following cancer op

Ali Carter on December 4, 2012
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Snooker star Ali Carter reveals that "further investigation" is needed following an operation for testicular cancer.

Snooker star Ali Carter has revealed that "further investigation" is needed following an operation for testicular cancer.

The 33-year-old was diagnosed with the disease last week and underwent an operation the following day.

Carter wrote on Twitter: "Further investigation is required. Seeing oncologist friday now to talk through treatment options. So not out the woods yet!

"But staying positive and a big Thank-you to all my friends and followers for your continued support!"

The cancer scare has come after Carter was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2003.

Ali Carter on December 4, 2012
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