Cancer

Rebekah Sager
October 16, 2019 - 3:59 pm
A UC Berkeley Ph.D. student told KGO that PG&E's scheduled shutdown may have wiped out years of ground-breaking cancer research worth about $500,000. "I kind of had a moment of thinking, 'is my dissertation thesis going to include the lines: I did this, and then it got wiped out because of a...
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Ameera Butt
October 07, 2019 - 8:38 am
'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek opened up about his cancer treatment and diagnosis and difficulties recently to Canadian TV news. Trebek is battling Stage 4 pancreatic cancer and is now in his second round of chemo. Saying "I'm not afraid of dying," to CTV's Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme...
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CBS News
September 19, 2019 - 4:02 pm
A "toxic cocktail" of chemicals in the country's drinking water could result in 100,000 cancer cases, a new study finds. The chemicals are byproducts of those used to disinfect water and naturally occurring arsenic, as well as radioactive chemicals. Consumers should buy water filters to use at...
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Rebekah Sager
September 13, 2019 - 7:33 am
Prolific singer and songwriter Eddie Money, known for such hits as "Take Me Home Tonight," and "Two Tickets to Paradise," has died at 70. “The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and...
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Tarrah Gibbons
September 10, 2019 - 7:12 am
Jeopardy lovers got to see it themselves on Monday night: Alex Trebek is back! Trebek returned for the premiere of Season 36 of the game show. “Thank you, ladies and gentleman, and welcome to our show,” Trebek said when the episode started. “I truly hope you folks have enjoyed revisiting some of...
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CNS News
August 29, 2019 - 3:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek announced today he has completed chemotherapy in his treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer and is back at work taping season 36 of the long-running answer-and-question quiz show. "I've gone through a lot of chemotherapy, and thankfully that is now...
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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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