He was diagnosed with Mantle Cell Lymphoma and was told that he will die.
Critics of the Notre Dame selection of the president to receive an honorary degree and deliver the commencement address say Obama’s support of legal abortion and embryonic stem-cell research made him an inappropriate choice for a Catholic university- But who cares? Do any body really cares?
Stearns County Commissioner Don Otte who never bow down to cancer, recently underwent a stem cell transplant to give a great boost to his 16-year old battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
European researchers Dr. Jose L. Diez-Martin of Hospital General Universidad Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain, and colleagues claimed that HIV-positive people with high-grade lymphoma can be treated safely and effectively by autologous stem cell transplantation(ASCT). They have published their findings in a March 30th advance on-line publication in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.