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Black Broadcasting Pioneer Bryant Gumbel Battles Lung Cancer…He’s Winning So Far

December 8, 2009

Today I woke up to the news that one of my African-American broadcasting heroes, Bryant Gumbel, is recovering from a bought with malignant lung cancer. Gumbel is 61 years young, and his presence in the broadcasting community has had a major impact for several years. [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=bryant+gumbel&iid=2901482″ src=”5/1/7/6/2008_UNICEF_Snowflake_5157.jpg?adImageId=8140267&imageId=2901482″ width=”234″ height=”338″ /] I call him […]

L.A. Laker Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabar Diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

November 10, 2009

[picapp src=”a/0/9/7/Lakers_celebrate_their_5046.JPG?adImageId=7306151&imageId=4999079″ width=”380″ height=”266″ /]  Los Angeles basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar,62, is being treated for a rare form of leukemia, it is a form of blood cancer known as chronic myelogenous leukemia. The disease was discovered in Kareem last December, and his prognosis is good. He is receiving treatment and he is responding very well.  CML,as it […]