What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

Published On: May 06 2012 04:48:36 PM PDT   Updated On: Nov 25 2015 01:21:07 PM PST

With Frank Gifford's family saying the football commentator and NFL great suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy before his August death, find out more about the progressive brain disease.

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Hockey Great Reg Fleming was the first hockey player known to have CTE. This discovery was announced in December 2009, six months after Fleming's death.


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