Former Dallas Cowboys recipient Michael Irvin announced Tuesday that he had been tested for cervical cancer at UCLA Hospital for the past two days.
The results of Irvin's biopsy still seem to be pending.
Irvin's Instagram Post
Irvin wrote that he noticed a problem when he lost his voice during the Cowboys' victory over the New Orleans Saints last season, holding the problem for nearly two months. He saw doctors participating in the UCLA test round.
The Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin in recent years
Red Carpet before the first round of NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington , Texas. (AP Photo / Eric Gay)
INDIANAPOLIS, MAR – MARCH 2: Hall of Fame recipient Michael Irvin (right) and former recipient Steve Smith Sr. comment on the NFL network on day three of the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 2, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 31: Michael Irvin visits SiriusXM at Super Bowl LIII Radio Row on January 31, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Cindy Ord / Getty Images for SiriusXM)
LOS ANGELES, California – January 10: Michael Irvin is on January 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Hollywood for Her / Star Max / GC Images)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! – & # 39; Jimmy Kimmel Live! & # 39; is broadcast every weekday at 11:35. EST offers a diverse selection of guests, including celebrities, athletes, musicals, comedians and people of interest, comedy plays and a house band. Guests on Thursday, January 10, included Claire Foy ("First Man"), Michael Irvin (NFL playoffs) and musical guest Disturbed. (Randy Holmes on Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX – NOVEMBER 29: Former Dallas Cowboys recipient Michael Irvin celebrates after the game between the Dallas Cowboys and the New Orleans Saints on November 29, 2018 at AT & T's Stadium in Arlington, TX. (Photo by Andrew Dieb / Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
PITTSBURG, PA – NOVEMBER 8: NFL network analyst Michael Irvin looks ahead of the game between the Carolina Panthers and the Pittsburgh Steelers on November 8, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , (Photo by Joe Sargent / Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH – SEPTEMBER 20, 2018: Hall of Fame recipient and NFL network analyst Michael Irvin before a game between the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns on September 20, 2018, FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland won 21-17. (Photo: 2018 Nick Cammett / Diamond Images / Getty Images)
Michael Irvin enters the field as the hurricanes of the University of Miami enter the LSU Tigers during the AdvoCare Classic on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at the AT & T Stadium Arlington, Texas. Irving, a former American footballer, actor and sports commentator, played football at the University of Miami College, then for the Dallas Cowboys. ARLINGTON, TX – APRIL 26: The Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL network analyst Michael Irvin react to the first round of the NFL Draft 2018 at the AT & T Stadium. (Al Diaz / Miami Herald / TNS via Getty Images)
on the 26th of April. 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX – APRIL 26: Former NFL player and current NFL network presenter Michael Irvin poses with fans during the first round of the NFL Draft on April 26, 2018 in the AT & T Stadium in Arlington TX. (Photo by Andrew Dieb / Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC – December 2: University of Miami alumnus Michael Irvin responds to the sidelines of the ACC football championship at the Bank of America Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka / Getty Images)
Former Dallas Cowboys recipient Michael Irvin (88) takes a selfie when he was one of the players left by the Super Bowl team in 1992 before a game against the Philadelphia Eagles on 19 November 2017 were presented at the AT & T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 26: Former NFL player Michael Irvin appears on the T-Mobile magenta carpet during Showtime, WME IME and Mayweather Promotions. Fight Party for Mayweather vs. McGregor at T-Mobile Arena on August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker / Getty Images for Showtime)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – AUGUST 11: Michael Irvin attends the 17th Annual Harold & Carole Pump Foundation Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 11, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea / Getty Images for Harold & Carole Pump Foundation)
Irvin's father, his brother died of cancer
Irvin also wrote that his father had cancer of the throat and died in 51. His brother Vaughn died in 2006 at the age of 49 years of stomach cancer.
"When I say I'm afraid this time it's a great understatement," wrote Irvin. "I AM TERRIFIED !!"
A member of the Pro Football Hall of Famer, Irvin made five pro bowls and won three super bowls at the Cowboys over the last 12 years.
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