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ESPN Host Bob Valvano, Brother of Cancer Warrior and Championship Basketball Coach Jim Valvano, Announces He Has Leukemia

Bob Valvano, brother of famed college basketball coach Jim Valvano, just recently shared that he has been diagnosed with leukemia. Leukemia is a type of blood cancer which develops when the body produces large quantities of abnormal white blood cells. Because they’re abnormal, they prevent the bone marrow from producing any other type of cell, namely red blood cells and platelets.
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Bob Valvano, brother of Jim Valvano, says he has leukemia

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — ESPN college basketball analyst Bob Valvano, the brother of late North Carolina State men’s basketball coach and broadcaster Jim Valvano, says on social media that he has leukemia, an aortic aneurysm and some kidney damage. Jim Valvano, who died in April 1993 from adenocarcinoma, a glandular cancer,...