SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – San Francisco Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper says he is beginning chemotherapy treatment.

In a statement released Monday by the San Francisco Giants, the Emmy award-winning broadcaster and former Major League Baseball player said he may be missing a few more Giants game and explained why.

“I was diagnosed with a medical condition that requires me to immediately begin chemotherapy treatment. I feel very fortunate that I have an incredibly talented team of doctors and healthcare specialists who will be assisting me throughout my treatment plan,” he said.

“I still plan on broadcasting this season, though I may take a few more games off if I’m not feeling well,” he added.

“While this was not the adventure I anticipated, I’m staying positive for a quick and full recovery.”