Herrera was declared in remission in 1999 from mantle cell lymphoma, an aggressive and normally lethal type of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He relapsed a year later, but has steadily improved without treatment through his new immune system thanks to a transplant from his brother. Anthony Herrera wrote a book in 2005 about his experiences, The Cancer War.
|2002||Daytime Emmy Awards||America's Favorite Villain||"As the World Turns" (1956).||Nominated|
|1991||Soap Opera Digest Awards||Outstanding Villain: Daytime||"Loving" (1983).||Nominated|
|1986||Soap Opera Digest Awards||Outstanding Villain on a Daytime Serial||"Loving" (1983).||Nominated|