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The Cleveland Indians have won six straight and are a season-high 12 games over .500 at the All-Star break as the baseball universe has arrived for the Midsummer Classic right here in Cleveland. But one person is missing from the excitement.

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco revealed just before All-Star Week kicked off that he has been battling chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in his month away from the team.

Indians Pitcher Reveals Leukemia Diagnosis

Jul 6, 2019

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco says the blood disorder that sidelined him earlier this season is leukemia.

The 32-year-old right-hander shared his diagnosis with Dominican Republic television station CDN37 during a hospital visit there. The full interview will air Sunday at 4 p.m., according to tweets from the station and the reporter who broke the news, Frank Camilo.

10tv.com

WBNS-TV chief meteorologist Chris Bradley has died, two weeks after starting hospice care for acute myeloid leukemia.

Bradley recently wrote on Facebook that he was “out of options” and relying on his faith in God.

Saying that he’s “out of options," WBNS-TV meteorologist Chris Bradley is relying on his faith in God as he transitions to hospice care.

Emily Whitehead Foundation

A new treatment for a type of childhood cancer is the first FDA-approved use of gene therapy, working as a “living drug” that can use the body’s own immune system to kill cancer cells. Researchers hope the treatment can provides an alternative for patients who have exhausted all other options.

Cincinnati Children's

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital will soon be getting Kymriah, a newly FDA-approved drug, that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer – giving new hope to the families of kids with leukemia.

OSU Athletics

A former star pitcher for the Ohio State baseball team has lost his battle with cancer.