by Kathy Jones on  January 15, 2011 at 8:57 PM Celebrity Health News
 Etta James Has Leukemia, Say Reports
Blues legend Etta James has been diagnosed with dementia and is reported to be undergoing treatment for leukemia.

The 72-year old was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease back in 2009 and her current condition came to light after her husband, Artis Mills, filed the papers in the court asking its order to hand over the control of her finances to him.

According to Mills, James is unable to sign her name and often has problems eating and dressing.

Mills is also challenging the power of attorney over her $1 million assets handed to her sons, Donto James and Sametto James, back in February 2008.

Source: Medindia

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