NBA Great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Diagnosed With Leukemia

Basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said today he had been living with leukemia for nearly a year but no longer considered the disease a death sentence. Abdul-Jabbar, 62, told "Good Morning America" that he'd been diagnosed in December with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia, or PH+CML, a rare cancer of the blood and bone marrow. "I heard the world 'leukemia,' and I thought this was definitely a death sentence," Abdul-Jabbar said. But, now, his prognosis is good, he...Full Story
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