Twin GM Ryan Recovering at Mayo Following Cancer Surgery

Posted at: 02/12/2014 10:36 AM

AP Photo/Reinhold Matay
AP Photo/Reinhold Matay

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- Minnesota Twins General Manager Terry Ryan remains in recovery at Mayo Clinic, following cancer surgery.

The team announced Monday that a lump in Ryan's neck was discovered during a routine physical.  A biopsy revealed squamous cell carcinoma.

Tuesday he was in Rochester and underwent surgery.  He'll remain in Rochester for a short time to recover.

The team announced Ryan will not join the Twins in time for spring training, so he can focus on his treatment and recovery.