Professional Soccer Player’s Wife in Remission after Cord Blood Stem Cell Treatment for Leukemia

Real Salt Lake Midfielder’s Andy Williams’ Improved Performance Coincides with His Wife’s Improved Health




October 28, 2009 – The Salt Lake Tribune’s Michael C. Lewis profiles Real Salt Lake veteran midfielder Andy Williams and his recent professional and personal challenges. Having spent the whole season juggling grave family responsibilities amid his wife's treatment for a rare form of leukemia, the veteran midfielder has blossomed once again over the last few weeks -- just in time to help RSL reach the Major League Soccer playoffs.

Williams’ performance on the field is experiencing a "renaissance" which seems to have coincided with his wife's return home a month ago, her illness in remission after months of treatment and a cord blood stem cell treatment at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

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