CBS: What Illness Does Lee Cowan Have?
Lee Cowan's illness has been reported as ALS-Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a kind of Nervous System Disease. He discovered that he was suffering from the disease in 2018.
Ironically, Lee is the son of surgical and radiation oncologists Leland B. Cowan and Constance W. Cowan.
Cowan is a national correspondent for CBS and fills in as the anchor for CBS Sunday Morning. Additionally, all broadcasts and platforms for CBS News feature Lee reporting.
Cowan has interviewed various news and television personalities, such as First Lady Michelle Obama, musician Bruno Mars, comedienne Carol Burnett, and tennis superstar Billie Jean King.
He has written about various subjects, including the country's national safety program, the Navajo nation's water issue, and child poverty.
Throughout his nearly 30-year career, Cowan worked at CBS News for over two decades, covering two periods.