To Luke Menard of Idol Season 7: Get Well Soon!

Luke Menard is one of AI Season 7's Top 24 contestant along with Asia'h Epperson.

Recently, in the news, the former American Idol contestant has been reported to have Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer. Luke’s acapella group Chapter 6 put out a statement that he has a very curable cancer and is in good spirits. The group made it clear to his fans that “the prognosis is good.”

Now, I don't know what Hodgkin's lymphoma is, but according to wikipedia,

Hodgkin's lymphoma, also known as Hodgkin's disease, is a type of lymphoma first described by Thomas Hodgkin in 1832. Hodgkin's lymphoma is characterized clinically by the orderly spread of disease from one lymph node group to another and by the development of systemic symptoms with advanced disease. Pathologically, the disease is characterized by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells. Hodgkin's lymphoma was one of the first cancers to be cured by radiation. Later it was one of the first to be cured by combination chemotherapy. The cure rate is about 93%, making it one of the most curable forms of cancer—if it is detected in the early stages. Later-stage cancers show a significantly worse prognosis[1].

Luke, this small community of Asia'h Epperson fans wish you well. You get well soon!

You will be in our prayers.

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