'Never really saw this coming': UCD volleyball player has stage 4 cancer

UC Davis volleyball player Mahalia White looks forward to getting back in action as she has finished chemotherapy. White is recovering from stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma, which gave her back pain.
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UC Davis volleyball player Mahalia White looks forward to getting back in action as she has finished chemotherapy. White is recovering from stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma, which gave her back pain.
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UC Davis star's back pain was cancer. How she's hitting back after a 'total shock'

April 13, 2018 02:52 PM

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Ailene Voisin, who has been with The Sacramento Bee since 1997, writes columns on a variety of sports, from the NBA, NFL and baseball to local high schools. Voisin previously worked for the San Diego Union, Los Angeles Herald-Examiner and Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She has been a beat writer covering the Dodgers, Angels and Clippers. Contact her at avoisin@sacbee.com or 916-321-1208. Twitter: @ailene_voisin.