Famous People with Leukemia

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow. There is a wide spectrum of diseases that falls within this type of cancer.Among the celebrities who are living with this disease are Gene Wilder, Jason Blake, and Kenechi Udeze.

Fast Facts:

  • Mary Travers, from Peter, Paul and Mary, has been battling Leukemia since 2004.
  • Actor Evan Handler has written a book about living with Leukemia.
  • Opera singer, José Carreras, had Leukemia during the 1980's and is in remission.