Latest Leukemia News

Judge: No custody for parents who didn't want chemo for son

Sep. 17, 2019 11:35 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has ruled that a 4-year-old boy is in imminent danger of neglect if he stays with his parents because of their desire to treat his leukemia with natural remedies instead of chemotherapy. Judge Thomas Palermo ruled last week in Tampa that Joshua McAdams and Taylor...

White Sox spoil Carrasco's home return, beat Indians 6-5

Sep. 3, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco's return to Progressive Field didn't produce the results he wanted. Carrasco received a standing ovation in his first appearance at home since being diagnosed with leukemia, but gave up home runs to James McCann and Eloy Jiménez in the eighth inning that lifted the...

Indians pitcher Carrasco cheered in return from leukemia

Sep. 1, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — This was no ordinary outing for Carlos Carrasco, and everyone at Tropicana Field knew it. The popular Cleveland Indians pitcher nicknamed Cookie made his return to the mound from leukemia Sunday and was applauded by both teams in a touching scene during Tampa Bay's 8-2 victory...

Indians' Carrasco pitches for 1st time since cancer finding

Aug. 19, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Carlos Carrasco shook off some nerves and returned to the mound. Two months after being diagnosed with leukemia, everything felt mostly normal for the Indians right-hander. "It was really special today," Carrasco said. "Just coming back today out of the bullpen, it feels great."...