New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said that his mother, Dont'a Hightower JerseysGalynn, is doing well after undergoing cancer treatments last year, and reflected on how special it was to have her at Super Bowl LI.
“She couldn’t be any better, considering everything she’s gone through,” Brady said Tuesday on sports radio WEEI’s "Kirk and Callahan" program. “Everyone in our family is so happy. She got some tests back that were really positive, Julian Edelman Jerseysand she’s on the road to recovery.”
Brady’s comments Tuesday came as part of his guest appearance during WEEI’s cancer research telethon. He touched on how cancer has affected his family.
“My mom going through it, but my dad was right there alongside every step of the way. Tom Brady JerseysI’m on the other coast, so I wasn’t there on a daily basis. I could only offer certain kinds of support in certain ways, from afar. A lot of it was happening during the football season. LeGarrette Blount JerseysMy sisters were there every day, bringing my mom to her appointments, her treatments, really providing support that she needed. ...
“You just do the best you can do. Certainly, to see my mom now and come through it, I think she probably has a different perspective, too. You never know what happens in this life. I think we appreciate all these days that we have and appreciate the moments we have with each other. That’s really what I’ve tried to focus on.”As for preparing for the Super Bowl as Galynn underwent cancer treatments, Danny Amendola JerseysBrady said, “It was a very challenging time for our family. My mom is such an important, supportive, loving, caring, kind, generous mom. You want to be able to be there for her in moments like that. Rob Gronkowski JerseysYou just do the best you can do from afar. Obviously, playing football, Dont'a Hightower Jerseysit’s hard to do that because there is a commitment to a team that needs you also.