Karl Erik Bøhn left hospital, new procedures follows

Karl Erik Bøhn left hospital, new procedures follows

Karl Erik Bøhn, head-coach of Hungarian national team had left the hospital in Oslo on Thursday.

He became ill in January this year, beeing diagnostized with acute mieloid leukemia, which is aggressive type of blood cancer.


Böhn has gone through four citostaticum cures during the almost five months in the hospital and he was in artificial coma for three weeks.


He is declared cancer-free by doctors, but he will need a bone marrow transplantation in the near future. His sister is a match, so he will go through this procedure in July.


Karl Erik Bøhn is at home now, with his family, he needs to be stronger before the transplantation. During his hospitalization he lost 18 kg of his bodyweight.

Bøhn was asked about his job, as Hungarian national team head-coach and about WCh is Serbia in December, he stated the followings (crying):

” It’s a dream to be there with the team, everybody (the federation, the players, the coaching team) is waiting for me to return. But regarding to my present situation I have to say that it seems quiet unrealistic that I would be able to lead the team in Serbia.

I have to prioritize myself and my problems, this is the most important match in my life right now.”

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