Check out this emotional and inspiring story on how former NBA star Wayman Tisdale struggled with bone cancer and used music to help him cope during his struggle.
Doctors discovered Tisdale’s bone cancer after he fell down a flight of stairs and broke his leg. After going through several unsuccessful treatments of chemotherapy, Tisdale had part of his right leg amputated because of the bone cancer. Soon after, Tisdale turned to his music for inspiration and motivation.
Check out the Wayman Tisdale’s story below:
On May 15, 2009, Tisdale died at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, where his wife had taken him when he had trouble breathing. It is still unconfirmed whether his death was related to his battle with cancer. Tisdale and his wife Regina had four children.
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