Cancer

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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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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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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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Rebekah Sager
May 09, 2019 - 11:43 am
(KNX 1070) -- A San Francisco teacher with breast cancer is at the center of a debate after parents learned she has to pay for her own substitute while on medical leave. The woman teaches at Glen Park Elementary. Friends of the teacher initially set up a GoFundMe page to help her underwrite the...
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CBS
May 08, 2019 - 11:47 am
Los Angeles — The nation's most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientists deemed it a toxic air contaminant and discovered it to be...
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May 01, 2019 - 8:08 am
'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek is going public about his battle against Pancreatic Cancer. He says the chemo leaves him sad and in tears: "There's nothing wrong with saying 'hey I'm really depressed today and I have no idea why, I have no idea why I'm crying today," he told 'Good Morning America.' He...
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April 30, 2019 - 11:31 am
(KNX 1070) -- A new study published Tuesday by the Environmental Working Group found that contaminants in California tap water could contribute to about 15,500 cancer cases over the course of a lifetime. The contaminants include arsenic, hexavalent chromium and radioactive elements such as uranium...
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Kelly Stafford, wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, carries their twin daughters on the field during a game in 2017.
USA Today Sports
April 22, 2019 - 12:05 pm
DETROIT ( 97.1 The Ticket ) -- Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, is back at home after a successful surgery last week to remove a brain tumor . Stafford announced earlier this month she had been diagnosed with acoustic neuroma, a very rare type of benign tumor...
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