Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 5/18/12
Former Red Wing Shawn Burr is facing the fight of his life these days.  After ungoing 21 sessions of chemotherapy to fight off cancer, Burr was told last year that he had beaten cancer.  But now, the cancer is back.  Burr is set to undergo a bone marrow transplant that will hopefully fend off acute myeloid leukemia, a bone marrow cancer in which abnormal white cells attack normal cells, once and for all. The preliminary steps for the transplant which will take place this month.  Burr, a grinder who spent 11 years with the Wings from 1984-1995, has his next couple months mapped out for him.  Per the Red Wings’ web site: Next Wednesday he’ll be admitted to the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, where he’ll begin a four-day chemotherapy regimen meant to wipe out his existing bone marrow. The transplant will leave Burr without an immune system, which he’ll have to rebuild over three months, he said. He’ll adhere to a strict diet void of fresh fruits and vegetables that – al...
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