Greg LeMond diagnosed with leukaemia

The American is starting treatment this week and hopes to be in remission within a few months

Greg LeMond
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Greg LeMond has been diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells and tends to progress slowly over many years.

The 60-year-old announced the news on his personal website on June 2, stating it is a type of leukemia that is not life-threatening or debilitating. LeMond confirmed he will start treatment this week in the USA.

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