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Ron Rivera completes cancer treatment

The Washington Football Team head coach was diagnosed with skin cancer in August.
Washington head coach Ron Rivera arrives for practice wearing a face mask, at the team's NFL...
Washington head coach Ron Rivera arrives for practice wearing a face mask, at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)(AP Photo/Alex Brandon | AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Published: Oct. 27, 2020 at 9:33 AM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Washington Football Team’s head coach is celebrating a big personal win after finishing his last round of cancer treatment.

Staff at a Virginia’s Inova Schar Cancer Institute celebrated the good news as Ron Rivera chimed the “ring in hope” bell before heading out on Monday.

He was first diagnosed with skin cancer in August. Rivera will still need to have regular scans but doctors are optimistic he will make a full recovery.

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