Tag Archives: leukemia

  • Full Force’s Bowlegged Lou’s Latest Diary Entry on Beloved Brother Paul Anthony’s Cancer Progress

    Aug 6, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *It is with a bit of irony that we post the latest update from Full Force‘s Bow Legged Lou on his brother Paul Anthony‘s battle with cancer (leukemia) on the day after the death of fellow musician George Duke who died from the same disease. However, in Paul Anthony’s case, as Bowlegged Lou details, he’s […]

  • Chemotherapy Pioneer Jane Cooke Wright Dies at 93

    Mar 8, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Black History Month has ended, but we don’t adhere to the 28 day limit on recognition of African American excellence. Dr. Jane Cooke Wright was a pioneer in cancer treatment. She spearheaded the treatment of chemotherapy as a standard treatment for cancer patients. She died at home in Guttenberg, New Jersey at the age of […]

  • Etta James Taken Off Respirator, Condition Improving

    Jan 3, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Etta James, who is terminally ill with leukemia, has been taken off a respirator and is breathing on her own again, her friend and manager said Friday. Lupe De Leon said the 73-year-old singer is soon expected to leave the intensive care unit of a hospital near her home in Riverside, east of Los Angeles. […]

  • Etta James Hospitalized, Placed on Breathing Machine

    Dec 23, 11 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *More sad news for the legendary Etta James. The Grammy-winning singer, who has been deemed terminally ill with leukemia, has been hospitalized in California and placed on a breathing machine, her long-time manager and friend said on Friday. James, 73, best known for the blues ballad “At Last,” was taken to the hospital near her […]

  • Music Legend Etta James Terminally Ill

    Dec 16, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Blues legend Etta James is said to be terminally ill and has little time left after battling leukemia, dementia and kidney failure for several years now, according to the singer’s live-in physician. Dr. Elaine James—who is not related to the 73-year-old Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer but has been providing the […]

  • Etta James to Retire After Final Album

    Oct 19, 11 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *Legendary R&B singer Etta James has announced her decision to retire following the release of her new album next week. The 73-year-old has been in and out of the hospital in recent months undergoing treatment for leukemia, and she was admitted to a California medical center in May after she was diagnosed with a potentially […]