All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cancer’

Curt Schilling: Battle Against Cancer Continues

Since announcing his condition last month, Curt Schilling has undergone a series of treatments for cancer. The type of cancer the Former Red Sox pitcher and current ESPN baseball analyst is facing is unknown. Schilling did clue his Facebook followers into his experience. On Monday he posted, “Week 2 begins with radiation and unfortunately more surgery.” While the news may …

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Jake “The Snake” Roberts Diagnosed With Cancer

Aurelian Smith Jr., you may know him better by his professional wrestling name, Jake “The Snake” Roberts is in for a different kind of fight. A fight for his life. The semi-retired WWE super star was diagnosed with cancer on Friday after the 58-year-old found a growth behind his knee. Roberts told TMZ that he went to the doctor, had …

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Sara Ylen Fakes Cervical Cancer, Sentenced to One Year for Fraud

On Wednesday, a 38-year-old Michigan woman was sentenced to one year in prison for money fraud against a healthcare insurance company and generous local supporters. Sara Ylen of Lexington, Mich., accepted thousands of dollars in donations for years by publicizing false claims of cervical cancer. According to NY Daily News, her story first reached local media coverage in 2003 when …

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Tom Brokaw: Newsman Reveals He Has Bone Cancer

Tom Brokaw released a statement via NBC News regarding his diagnosis. Brokaw, 74, was at the Mayo Clinic when he received the diagnosis for multiple myeloma last August. In his statement, the NBC news veteran of nearly 50 years reassures the public that his “prognosis is good.” Brokaw kept his bone cancer diagnosis a secret from the public for several …

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Aspirin Could Cut Ovarian Cancer Risks

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) today revealed the results of a new study showing that daily aspirin use could significantly reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in women. The study, published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, showed that daily aspirin use could cut ovarian cancer risks by as much as one-fifth. The study looked at 12 …

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New Pill Camera Could Help Those with Colonoscopy Troubles

Although your dad would argue that there are a lot of terrible things about getting older, it’s hard to deny that the dreaded colonoscopy is one of the most-referenced drawbacks of aging. The American Cancer society recommends that both men and women first schedule the procedure at age 50, and continue to have colon screenings every 10 years. Let’s face …

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Jen Arnold: Cancer is in Remission

Jen Arnold of TLC’s The Little Couple has been battling a rare form of cancer. After enduring months of weekly chemotherapy treatments she is thrilled to announce that her cancer is in remission. “I had my official last chemo treatment,” says Arnold, 39. “And while I’m hesitant to say I’m cancer-free – maybe that’s common for people who have had …

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Quit Smoking: Cold Turkey Better Than E-Cig?

Quitting smoking is hard, always has been and always will be. No matter how much additional tax is levied on each pack or how many videos go up on youtube to discourage smoking, there will be people who struggle to kick the habit. Right now, these e-cigarettes are all the rage, with signs going up in liquor stores and convienience …

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Consumer Reports Warns of Carcinogens in Soda

While cities such as New York continue to debate the dangers of excessive sugar in soft drinks, another potentially hazardous aspect of soda is now coming under fire. Consumer Reports today warned of the dagners of 4-methylimidozole (4-Mel), a chemical found in the caramel coloring added to most sodas. The chemical has been found “possibly carcinogenic to humans” by the …

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Jessica Sanchez is Declared Cancer-Free and Returns Back to WKMG

Traffic reporter Jessica Sanchez at WKMG-Channel 6 will be returning back to work following a one-year struggle with cancer. If you’re unfamiliar with Sanchez, you may remember the very outspoken journalist for her controversial response to a drunk interviewee during a live Superbowl report last January 31 in New Orleans. In the video a young female, who is obviously under …

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Amish Family Chemo Battle Continues

An Amish family has fled their home, and has gone into hiding, after a court ruling ordered that their daughter continue chemotherapy treatments. Sarah Hershberger, an 11-year-old Amish girl, was diagnosed with Leukemia in April 2013, and was undergoing rounds of chemotherapy until her parents Andy and Anna Hershberger made the decision to stop treatments. Her parents believed that the …

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Amy Robach Gets New Haircut To Help Beat Cancer

In a cancer battle, it is sometimes more about a person’s state of mind than their actual health. Amy Robach is aware of this and in order to empower herself and help take the power away from cancer, she has cut her hair short. The 40-year-old ABC News journalist appeared on Good Morning America Wednesday to debut her new cut. …

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