Friday, March 30, 2012

Aston Villa captain, Stiliyan Petrov, diagnosed with acute leukemia

Bulgarian international and Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov, 32, has been diagnosed with acute leukemia. His condition was diagnosed after he developed a fever following a match against Arsenal last Saturday.

 Acute leukaemia (cancer of the white blood cells) is fatal if left untreated and the midfielder's condition is said to be progressing rapidly and aggressively and requires immediate treatment.

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