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SEN. BARRETT DIAGNOSED WITH RARE, CURABLE FORM OF LEUKEMIA

By Katie Lannan
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 13, 2018....Sen. Michael Barrett was diagnosed Monday with a rare and curable form of leukemia and will be hospitalized for about a month, his office announced Tuesday.

Barrett said in a statement that doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital diagnosed him with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), which he described as "highly curable."

Sen. Michael Barrett said Tuesday he expects "to resume my duties in full" following treatment for a curable form of leukemia. [Photo: File/SHNS]


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