General Hospital: Tragic Details About John J. York

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According to General Hospital news, there are moments when you believe you know everything there is to know about your favorite daytime TV personality, just to find that there is still a ton of information available. This time, the subject of discussion is actor John J. York, who portrays Mac Scorpio in the popular ABC soap opera. Though John’s year hasn’t been the finest on record, he is determined to overcome his most recent health challenge with the support and love of his friends, family, and, of course, General Hospital viewers. For all the information you require, continue reading below.

Tragic Details About John J. York

According to Soap Opera Digest, John was diagnosed just last year with two blood and bone marrow cancers, myelodysplastic syndrome and multiple smoldering myeloma. He has now officially begun his life-saving transplant. John was lucky to find a donor on BeTheMatch.org but had to go through months of grueling tests.

In September, the actor announced that he would be leaving General Hospital over a frightening health condition. The news definitely had a lot of his fans very concerned. He wrote on social media, “And here it is. So last December, of ’22, I was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes, or MDS, and multiple smoldering myeloma, two blood and bone marrow disorders. Over the past many months, I’ve had three bone marrow biopsies, many chemo treatments, I have another one coming up in a couple of weeks, and I’m closing in on a blood stem cell transplant. I’ve been working with some wonderful people at Be The Match to find a potential donor on their registry.”

John J. York Is Currently In The Hospital

“If it’s possible and you would consider being a donor, join their registry, go to bethematch.org/matchformac. It’s not just for me, thousands and thousands of other people who are in need of a donor,” the actor said.

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In November of same year, co-star Jon Lindstrom of John’s General Hospital disclosed that his pal was in need of spiritual support. “I hope you’ll all take just a minute today to send some healing thoughts to my friend John J. York,” Jon tweeted along with a picture of his close pal. This is a significant week, and we’d all like your support. I’m grateful.

Jon has also given an update on his condition and hospitalization. The daytime television star told People, “The first week is an 8-day process of heavy-duty chemo, where I’ll probably lose my hair, and that’s OK. And, you know, there’s just all kinds of issues. I could, I could pass away. I mean, maybe not from the chemo, but when the transplant starts. So after the eight days of these different chemo treatments that they’re doing, they’re basically wiping my body of what I’ve been living with in terms of my blood and DNA and all this stuff for my entire life. They’re wiping that clean and then they’re gonna put new stuff in me from the donor. And that’s going to be the new me.”

Kristina Wagner, his friend and General Hospital co-star, also shared a photo on her Twitter account and wrote, “@JohnJYork with his medical team, Dr. Kassim, and medical practitioner, Anne. Chemo starts this week. The transplant is scheduled for the 17th.”

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