July 27, 1989 |
Kevin Singleton, a University of Arizona linebacker being treated for leukemia, was released Wednesday from University Medical Center. His doctor said Singleton was headed toward remission. Singleton, who expressed his thanks for widespread support, said his acute lymphblastic leukemia is "a challenge for me. I handle challenges. I live to destroy, to dominate challenges."
August 8, 1990 |
The NCAA has granted leukemia-stricken University of Arizona linebacker Kevin Singleton a sixth year of eligibility, the Tucson Citizen said in today's editions. Thirteen months ago, Singleton's condition was diagnosed as acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Since the original diagnosis, Singleton's condition has gone into remission. He received a bone marrow transplant from his twin brother, Chris, in January.
October 4, 1990 |
Kevin Singleton said it was in late June or early July of 1989 that he began to feel fatigued while working out. "I just thought I was overworking, so I'd just take a week off," the Arizona linebacker said. "That week turned into a year." On July 13, 1989, it was determined that Singleton had acute leukemia. Chemotherapy and other treatments began, and they took their toll as his weight dropped from 235 to 200 pounds.
July 14, 1989 |
University of Arizona football player Kevin Singleton has been diagnosed with a form of acute leukemia and began chemotherapy several days ago because his condition was potentially fatal, a cancer specialist said Thursday. Singleton, a 6-foot-2, 231-pound senior linebacker who was an All-Pacific 10 Conference honorable mention selection last season, was hospitalized last Friday at University Medical Center. Dr. Robert M.