A story out of WDRB in Louisville, KY today has provided an update on Tough Enough Season 3 winner, Matt Cappotelli.
Cappotelli was first diagnosed with brain cancer in 2007. He had the tumor removed and was cancer-free up until earlier this year. Cappotelli announced this summer that he was undergoing emergency surgery due to a second and more deadly brain tumor. According to today’s report from WDRB, Cappotelli’s condition is terminal.
— WDRB News (@WDRBNews) December 12, 2017
Matt Cappotelli’s Terminal Cancer Diagnosis
Doctors were only able to remove 90% of the new tumor. The other 10% is located next to brain stem and considered inoperable. According to today’s report, Cappotelli’s situation is terminal and doctors have said only 5% of people with this cancer survive 5 years.
A GoFundMe account has been created for him.