NSWRL’s Paul Langmack today became the newest Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Ambassador amid radiation treatment at the cancer treatment centre.
Langmack, recently diagnosed with squamous cancer in two lymph nodes of the neck, is currently undergoing radiation to kill the microscopic cancers in his neck.
The three-time premiership winner for Canterbury also presented a cheque on behalf of NRL CEO Todd Greenberg and the staff at Rugby League Central.
“Through my recent personal experiences with cancer and with the help of Professor Chris Milross and the professional staff at The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, I have learnt a valuable lesson, that cancer isn’t a death sentence,” Langmack said.
“Whether you run the canteen in Dubbo or you are the team manager of NSW State of Origin and you know someone who has cancer, please talk about it and hug your mate.
“In Rugby League we stand by our teammates on and off the field. And we regard The Chris Obrien Lifehouse as part of our team.”
NSWRL CEO David Troden said: “It was wonderful to see Todd Greenberg and the staff at Rugby League Central get behind such a worthy cause in The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.
“What makes it extra special was that they were supporting their colleague, Paul Langmack, who has experienced the benefits of The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.”