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Country Artist Ashley Monroe Reveals Rare Blood Cancer Diagnosis

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Songwriter/artist Ashley Monroe  also known as Hippie Annie from the Pistol Annie’s has been diagnosed with a rare form of blood cancer, Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia, and will begin chemotherapy tomorrow (7/14).

She shared the news of her diagnosis via Instagram saying, “I’m thankful there is a treatment that actually works to fight what is causing harm to my body … thankful for friends and family who have gathered around me praying and sending flowers and letting me lean on them during this super weird chapter in my life.” Monroe, age 34, is a solo artist and part of The Pistol Annies alongside Miranda Lambert and Angeleena Presley.

 

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