Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Shares His Cancer Story at Manhattan Hope Lodge

Dec 2, 2011 3:51 PM ET

As a nineteen-time All Star who won six NBA championships, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is certainly used to being recognized for his extraordinary achievements. Recently though, the 64 year-old retired basketball great was honored for his work fighting a significant battle off the court – the battle against cancer.

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