Cancer

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July 31, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Merril Hoge is among the thousands of plaintiffs suing Roundup maker Monsanto alleging his exposure to its weed killer caused him to develop non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The former football star, 54, alleges in a lawsuit filed this month that he was first exposed...
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July 24, 2019 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to heightened cancer risk with the devices. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it called for the removal after new information showed...
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CBS
July 19, 2019 - 11:01 am
Parents in one California community are fighting for answers after at least seven children were diagnosed with cancer in the past four years. Earlier this year, they fought to remove a cell phone tower from a local elementary school campus. Now, they're focusing on a chemical in their drinking...
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June 26, 2019 - 1:07 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, who co-starred with her husband on the "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show and later spoke out against some bail reform measures as leader of a national bail agents' organization, has died. Chapman died early Wednesday at Queen's Medical Center after an almost 2-...
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AP
June 19, 2019 - 11:12 am
As President Trump officially kicked off his 2020 campaign in Orlando Tuesday night, he made sweeping promises to tackle two of mankind's most dreaded diseases. In front of the crowd at a packed Amway Center, Mr. Trump said his administration would work to cure cancer and again vowed to eradicate...
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Rebekah Sager
June 06, 2019 - 9:50 am
"Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross is opening up about the shame around anal cancer. A year ago, Cross was diagnosed with the disease. Cross tells "CBS This Morning" that both her cancer and her husband's cancer were likely related. Cross' husband, actor Tom Mahoney, 61, was diagnosed in 2009...
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AP
May 31, 2019 - 7:39 am
A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the disease. Grail Inc. gave results in a news release on Friday and will report them Saturday at the...
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AP
May 29, 2019 - 7:10 am
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says his doctors say he's in "near remission" of advanced pancreatic cancer and his response to the treatment is "kind of mind-boggling." The 78-year-old TV personality tells People magazine he's responding very well to chemotherapy and the doctors have told him "they...
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May 13, 2019 - 3:32 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple claiming that the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The jury's verdict is third such courtroom loss for Monsanto in California since August. The...
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CBS News
May 10, 2019 - 8:50 am
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek opens about his battle with pancreatic cancer and working through crippling pain in his first at-home television interview since he went public with his diagnosis, for "CBS Sunday Morning," to air May 12. Trebek, 78, told the world on March 6 that he had been diagnosed...
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