Thursday March 17th, 2016

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced the he is cancer free at the 2016 Georgia Technology Summit on Thursday.

The news comes just over a month after Blank disclosed his initial diagnosis of prostate cancer.

Blank opted to have surgery as part of his treatment to battle what he called a “treatable form” of the cancer.

Blank, 73, has owned the Falcons since 2002. He also owns Atlanta United FC, a Major League Soccer expansion franchise that will debut in 2017.

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Blank and the Falcons are also in the process of building a new stadium for the team in downtown Atlanta.

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