Two weeks ago Etta James’ doctors declared that the disease she has been fighting is incurable. The legendary singer’s live in doctor is now asking for family, friends, and fans to pray for the singer since there’s nothing else medicine can do. James has been battling dementia and terminal leukemia for the last few years. Read more about her condition after the jump.


Etta James — famous for her incredible rendition of “At Last” — is “terminally ill” … so says her live-in doctor … who is now asking fans to pray for the 73-year-old singer.

According to the doctor, Etta’s chronic leukemia was declared incurable two weeks ago.

Etta — whose health has been on a rapid decline the last few years — was hospitalized in May over a life-threatening blood infection. Months before, the singer was diagnosed with both dementia and leukemia.