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  • Sharyland Pioneer 28 VS Rio Grande City 20
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  • Port Isabel 27 VS Rio Hondo 48
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  • Harlingen High 24 VS Weslaco High 7
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  • Edinburg Economedes 22 VS PSJA High 41
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  • La Joya Juarez-Lincoln 45 VS Mission High 28
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Def Leppard Star To Undergo Stem Cell Transplant

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(hennemusic) Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell will undergo a stem cell transplant this fall to battle the return of his Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Campbell first revealed the cancer news last summer, and advised fans that it had gone into remission last fall following chemotherapy treatments.
Campbell tells the Daily Herald, “So I went to Dublin and started to record with the band [in February], we started work on a new record, and as soon as I got back from that, I did another surgical biopsy and that showed that the cancer had definitely come back,” he explained.

“I’m actually doing this new high-tech chemo treatment, I’m about halfway through it already, and it’s really kind of easy going. It’s the first new drug that’s been discovered for Hodgkin’s since 1977 and they made this discovery in 2011, and it’s actually being pioneered here at City of Hope, so I’m part of this research clinical trial that’s going on.

“It’s very, very benign chemo, actually it just targets — I don’t know how it works, obviously I’m not a medical person, but somehow or other it just manages to target the cancer cells. It’s not like old-school, carpet-bomb chemo where it kills all the fast-growing cells, so I haven’t experienced any hair loss or any issues with my skin or nails or anything this time around, which is good. And assuming that works, I’m going to have to continue a couple of treatments, actually, over the course of the [KISS] tour, so that’s awkward to work around, but not impossible.”

“Assuming that it all works and I actually get to a perceived remission stage by August,” he added, “then as soon as the tour is over in early September I’m going to get a stem-cell transplant, which I can’t say I’m looking forward to, but I’ve been told if I don’t do that, the cancer’s going to just keep coming back every couple years. And every time it’s a little bit more resistant. It is what it is. It could be worse — but at least I have health insurance. (laughs)”

 

(Original Story here)

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