Cancer

File-This Sept. 22, 2018, file photo shows cast member Jeff Bridges arriving at the Los Angeles premiere of "Bad Times at the El Royale" at TCL Chinese Theatre. Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. The actor channeled his The Dude character from “The Big Lebowski” in a statement on social media about the diagnosis Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. He said he understands the disease is serious and expressed gratitude to his family, friends, and medical team. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 19, 2020 - 8:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good. The actor channeled his The Dude character from “The Big Lebowski” in a statement on social media about the diagnosis Monday evening. He said he understands the disease is serious. He expressed...
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Eric Brooks
October 19, 2020 - 7:53 pm
Bridges is known for a number of films, including “True Grit,” “Tron” and perhaps his most famous role in “The Big Lebowski.” He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for 2009’s “Crazy Heart.”
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 19, 2020 - 2:41 pm
Olivia Newton-John uses her platform to educate about cancer research while she battles breast cancer. The ‘Grease’ actress is sharing advice to women battling breast cancer.
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, Zach Sobiech, left, plays guitar as his friend Samantha "Sammy" Brown, foreground, sings a song they wrote earlier that night called "Star Hopping" in Lakeland, Minn. Seven years after his death to cancer at age 18, the Minnesota singer-songwriter has returned to the top of the iTunes chart with his inspirational tune “Clouds.” The Star Tribune reports that “Clouds” by Sobiech took over iTunes’ No. 1 slot from Justin Bieber on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, two days after the Hollywood movie of the same name based on Sobiech’s life premiered on Disney+. (Ben Garvin/Pioneer Press via AP, File)
October 19, 2020 - 7:39 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seven years after his death to cancer at age 18, a Minnesota singer-songwriter has returned to the top of the iTunes chart with his inspirational tune “Clouds.” The Star Tribune reports that “Clouds” by Zach Sobiech took over iTunes’ No. 1 slot from Justin Bieber on Sunday, two...
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Bernie Tafoya
October 08, 2020 - 11:00 am
If you’ve been putting off getting your yearly mammogram or skin cancer screenings, because of fear of possibly contracting COVID-19, you’re not alone, but medical experts say it’s safe to go to your doctor.
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FILE - In this April 12, 2016, file photo, Devon Still and his fiancee, Asha Joyce, pose with their daughter, Leah, 5, in New York. Leah planned to celebrate five years cancer-free with a dinner at her favorite steakhouse. The 10-year-old daughter of former NFL player Devon Still had to settle for a home-cooked meal when the coronavirus pandemic scuttled those plans. Shoutouts, though, lauding her recovery from entertainment and sports stars ranging from Kevin Hart to LeBron James were a pretty sweet reward for a girl who raised cancer awareness and funds during her own fight with the disease. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 24, 2020 - 12:49 am
Leah Still planned to celebrate five years cancer free with a dinner at her favorite steakhouse. The 10-year-old daughter of former NFL player Devon Still had to settle for a home-cooked meal when the coronavirus pandemic scuttled those plans. Shoutouts, though, lauding her recovery from...
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Tarrah Gibbons
September 16, 2020 - 2:18 pm
A New Mexico couple is facing child abuse charges after their son died from untreated cancer. The couple explained that they did not have Medicaid.
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Tarrah Gibbons
September 16, 2020 - 12:51 pm
On April 15, 1974, Robert and Janice Beecham celebrated marriage by promising each other to be there in sickness and health. The couple has survived COVID-19, chemotherapy, and cancer.
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FILE - This July 16, 1945 photo, shows an aerial view after the first atomic explosion at Trinity Test Site, N.M. A defense spending bill pending in Congress includes an apology to New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and other states affected by nuclear testing over the decades, but communities downwind from the first atomic test in 1945 are still holding out for compensation amid rumblings about the potential for the U.S. to resume nuclear testing. (AP Photo/File)
September 01, 2020 - 7:14 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After years of study, the National Cancer Institute said Tuesday that some people probably got cancer from the radioactive fallout that wafted across New Mexico after the U.S. government detonated the first atomic bomb in 1945. However, the exact number is unknown. The...
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In this video grab issued Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, by MTV, host Keke Palmer talks about late actor Chadwick Boseman during the MTV Video Music Awards. (MTV via AP)
August 30, 2020 - 7:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, whose death from colon cancer shocked fans, was honored at the MTV Video Music Awards as a hero in real life, not just on the big screen. Host Keke Palmer said the Sunday night awards show was dedicated to Boseman, who died at the age of 43 on...
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