Saturday, May 16, 2009

Wayman Tisdale dies of a cancer slightly more common in African-Americans

Former NBA basketball player, Olympic gold medalist, and beloved jazz musician Wayman Tisdale lost his battle to cancer, osteosarcoma, Friday morning, May 15. This type of bone cancer is slightly more common among African Americans. ... Continue reading at African American Books Examner.

1 comment:

Kate Burton said...

I wrote a piece about Mr. Tisdale several months ago. I've never met the man but I have to say I was saddened to hear of his death. He seemed like a talented and genuinely decent human being and I know that many will mourn his passing.