Cleveland Indians reveal new information on Carlos Carrasco’s leukemia diagnosis

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The Cleveland Indians are sharing new details about starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco’s leukemia diagnosis.

Carrasco revealed Saturday that he had been recently diagnosed.

The Indians released a statement Sunday.

Carlos was evaluated earlier this season (June 2nd) at the Cleveland Clinic as a follow-up to abnormalities in his Spring Training blood work. He was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a treatable form of leukemia and has since been cleared to resume strength and conditioning workouts and throwing activity to tolerance. He is being re-evaluated regularly and there is no timetable for a return to baseball game activity.

Chronic myeloid leukemia is a type of cancer that starts in certain blood-forming cells of the bone marrow, according to the American Cancer Society.

More on Carlos, here.

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