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Chris Sanderson, the goalie of the Canadian national lacrosse team, is 18 months removed from being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, and 16 months removed from brain surgery that took out most, but not all of the tumor.

CBC's Chris Brown spoke with Sanderson, 36, who skipped a round of chemotherapy treatments to travel to the United Kingdom for the world lacrosse championships, with the goal of helping Canada repeat its 2006 triumph.

Watch The National's story  on the inspirational netminder.