New blue blood/great white hope beats painkiller addiction, but still ends up with a lumpy tumor on his brain that may require radiation treatment to destroy it. Still, his outlook is serenely positive: "If you deny the fact that things are happening to you, that this is going on, whether it's negative or positive, you're just putting yourself behind the eight ball because you're not facing it head on and dealing with it in a positive way that you've learned how to," [Yahoo!]