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RAPID CITY, S.D. ― Jeni Rae Peters would make promises to herself as she lay awake nights after being diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago.
“My kids had lost so much,” said Peters, a single mom and mental health counselor. She had just adopted two girls and was fostering four other children. “I swore I wouldn’t force them to have yet another parent.”
Multiple surgeries, radiation, and chemotherapy controlled the cancer. But,...
CMT NEWS – Toby Keith and his camp are setting the record straight.
“Team Toby” took to social media late to address imposter profiles pretending to be the country hitmaker. The “Red Solo Cup” singer witnessed an increase in fake accounts since revealing his cancer diagnosis.
“We are aware of the many imposter profiles claiming to be Toby on social media, but it’s come to our attention that some of these accounts are now posting falsified...
THE NEW YORK POST – Islanders legend Mike Bossy, whose scoring touch helped drive the franchise to four straight championships, died Friday after a battle with terminal lung cancer. He was 65.
Bossy’s diagnosis became public last October, when he stepped away from his job as an NHL analyst for the French language network TVA Sports to deal with his health.
Bossy wrote at the time in French, in an open letter.
"The battle I am about...
The pandemic dramatically disrupted cancer screenings, and thousands of lives are now at stake.
VOX – Steve Serrao, chief of gastroenterology at a hospital in Moreno Valley, California, just lived through the fourth wave of Covid-19 with the omicron variant sweeping across the country.
Patients in respiratory distress once again filled the hospital’s beds.
But it is another wave, one that’s starting to trickle in but is still a long way from cresting, that Serrao worries about...
Consumer Health: Understanding glioblastoma
MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK – Glioblastoma Awareness Day will be observed on Wednesday, July 21, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most complex, deadly and treatment-resistant cancers.
Glioblastoma, a type of glioma, is an aggressive cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. It can occur at any age, but it tends to occur more often in older adults.
Approximately 13,000 people in the...
Redford's son, Ginsburg had same deadly form of cancer |
Los Angeles (AP) – James Redford, a filmmaker, activist, and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. He was 58.
Robert Redford's publicist, Cindi Berger, said in a statement Monday that the 84-year-old father is mourning with his family during this "difficult time."
His wife, Kyle, confirmed in an interview with The Salt Lake Tribune that her husband died Friday from bile-duct cancer in his liver.
Oct 19, 2020
Fox News – Cancer-stricken talk radio legend Rush Limbaugh provided listeners a somber update on his condition Monday after recent scans showed “some progression of cancer,” which he said is “not dramatic” but still a step in the wrong direction.
Limbaugh announced in February that he was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and had missed several shows this month to undergo treatment.
“From the moment you get the diagnosis, there’s a part of...
"HPV is transmitted through sexual contact ... "
Women’s Health: Cervical Cancer
Sep 16, 2020
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Unlike ovarian cancer, cervical cancer is usually discovered in an early or pre-cancerous stage.
Early detection means the survival rate for a woman diagnosed with cervical cancer is approximately 90%, says Dr. Nick Montalto.
Dr. Montalto specializes in gynecological surgery at Ellis Medicine, using minimally invasive techniques, according to Ellis Medicine.
Almost 14,000 women will get a cervical cancer diagnosis in...
"He was perhaps the happiest Hall of Famer I've ever encountered."
Sep 6, 2020
AP, NEW YORK -- Hall of Famer Lou Brock, one of baseball's signature leadoff hitters and base stealers who helped the St. Louis Cardinals win three pennants and two World Series titles in the 1960s -- and who figured prominently in the most infamous trade in Cubs history -- has died. He was 81.
Dick Zitzmann, Brock's longtime agent and friend, confirmed Brock's...
"If everyone in the world had been drinking two cups of coffee a day in 2016, there would have been 452,861 fewer deaths from liver cancer."
Medical Xpress – A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions across Australia has found that if everyone in the world drank at least two cups of coffee every day, the world would see hundreds of thousands fewer deaths from liver cancer.
Multiple studies over the past several years have...
"It's been a pretty miraculous few months."
CBS Sports – Hall of Famer and Baltimore Orioles icon Cal Ripken Jr. revealed he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in February.
He made the announcement during a conference call with reporters. Ripken said he is now cancer-free after having surgery in March and undergoing treatment.
"There was no reason for me to think I had any issues.
"The surgery couldn't have gone better. The outcome couldn't have gone better,...
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