Houston’s Hal returns to practice after fight with cancer
HOUSTON (AP) — Safety Andre Hal, who is in remission after being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, resumed practicing with the Houston Texans on Wednesday, giving the team 21 days to take him off the non-football illness list and add him to the active roster.
Hal was diagnosed with the disease in May and immediately began treatment. He received the news of his remission on Sept. 18.
Texans safety Andre Hal’s Hodgkin lymphoma is in remission
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans safety Andre Hal's Hodgkin lymphoma is in remission.
Hal was diagnosed with the disease in May and immediately began treatment. He received the news of his remission on Sept. 18. He chose not to undergo chemotherapy, instead opting for a less aggressive form of treatment with hopes of returning to the field this season.
Along with his medical treatment he also used non-traditional forms of treatment such as acupuncture to aid in his healing efforts.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans safety Andre Hal has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma and insists he "will beat it."
He received the preliminary diagnosis of cancer of the blood cells from team physician Dr. James Muntz and has consulted with doctors at Houston's MD Anderson Cancer Center, the team said Friday.
The Texans added that Hal is "undergo testing and evaluation and is discussing his treatment options."
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a central New York couple pretended their 9-year-old son had blood cancer in order to solicit money from sympathetic donors, even receiving an invite to Syracuse University football practice from the ruse.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A television meteorologist in Virginia undergoing chemotherapy for cancer treatment has shed her blond locks as she shares her battle to get well with the public.
Crystal Harper, who is on leave from her job at WVEC-TV in Hampton Roads, posted a video on her blog announcing "I'm bald!" The six-minute video showed her mom and family cutting off her hair, which was starting to fall out as a side effect of the chemotherapy.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — It has been seven months since Amanda Kofoed was diagnosed with cancer, six months since a video of friends surprising her with $13,000 in donations went viral, and one month since she finished chemotherapy.
Now the Nampa mom says life is slowly settling back into a normal routine.
Amanda Kofoed, a mother of four, is optimistic about her chances of fully recovering from Stage 3 Hodgkin Lymphoma, the Idaho Statesman reported (http://bit.ly/2qoQAkm).
Mom at center of viral cancer-fight video teaches kids to pay good deeds forward
It’s been seven months since Amanda Kofoed found out she had Stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma. It’s been six months since a video of friends delivering $13,000 in donations to her flew across the internet, inspiring other acts of charity in its wake.
It’s been four weeks since the 30-year-old, previously uninsured, finished chemotherapy.
Weber State football team shaves heads in support of coach’s wife battling cancer
Sara Hill, wife of Weber State head football coach Jay Hill, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma earlier in August. She begins chemotherapy this week and decided to shave her head in preparation.
ANNANDALE, Minn. (AP) — In a year of firsts for the Saunders family, this one may have been the toughest.
Family members gathered at their cabin for the July Fourth holiday that patriarch Flip Saunders, the late president and coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, cherished over any other.
Trepidation hung in the air as they made the one-hour drive from their home outside Minneapolis to Clearwater Lake. They had gotten through the first Christmas without Flip. Feb....