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America is about to get a powerful tool in the war against cancer

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The National Oncology Particle Therapy Centre in Milan, Italy, where state-of-the-art particle therapy is a technique used to treat cancer, using hadrons, protons, proton therapy and carbon ion treatment to irradiate tumors. BSIP | Universal Images Group | Getty Images......
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Girl beats bone cancer by having leg removed, reattached backward

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here A young girl’s only hope of survival after getting bone cancer was to have her leg amputated — then reattached backward. In August 2017, just before her seventh birthday, Amelia Eldred’s leg became mysteriously swollen. Her leg remained......
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Edward Aschoff: Late ESPN reporter had stage 4 cancer

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTY5NzczODQwNTE0MTYzOTcw/edward-aschoff-had-non-hodgkins-lymphoma.jpg Elizabeth Swinton Edward Aschoff/Twitter A biopsy has revealed that late ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff had stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in his lungs.  Aschoff’s fiancée, Katy Berteau, announced the news on social media Wednesday, stating that the cancer had not been known by Aschoff’s family prior to the biopsy. Aschoff, who......
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Cops probing mom of Bronx woman with cerebral palsy found dead

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here A woman who suffered from cerebral palsy was found dead in her apartment in a Bronx public housing project Monday — and police are probing whether her mother was responsible, sources said. The woman, 29-year-old Irene Franco, was......
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‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek gives health update, shares his plans after retirement

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here PASADENA – Alex Trebek is giving fans an update on his health. “Some days are better than others,” the longtime “Jeopardy!” host — who announced his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis last March — admitted during the Television......
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Alex Trebek pancreatic cancer: “Jeopardy!” host says his skills have “started to diminish” and may mean the end of his time as host

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Alex Trebek has suggested in a recent interview that his tenure as “Jeopardy!” host may be nearing an end as he battles pancreatic cancer. The 79-year-old, who has hosted the show for 36 seasons totaling nearly 8,000 episodes, told CTV his skills “have started to diminish.” Trebek revealed earlier this year that......
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Alex Trebek, “Jeopardy!” host, shares PSA to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer: “I wish I had known sooner”

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Alex Trebek wishes he knew the signs of pancreatic cancer before his diagnosis. Now, he’s working to raise awareness so other people know what to look for. The “Jeopardy!” host was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March and now he’s joining forces with the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition......
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“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek says he has no plans to leave in the “near future” at panel on “The Greatest of All Time” tournament

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“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek said Wednesday that despite his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, he doesn’t plan to end his decades-long run with the iconic quiz show just yet. “I don’t foresee that 30-second moment coming up in the near future,” Trebek said Wednesday, referencing his earlier announcement that he’d end his......
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Pancreatic cancer: Teen “Jeopardy!” champion Avi Gupta donates $10,000 to pancreatic cancer research in Alex Trebek’s honor

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Over the summer, Avi Gupta took home $100,000 after winning a teen “Jeopardy!” tournament. Now, he’s donating some of his winnings in honor of the show’s host, Alex Trebek. The 18-year-old recently announced that he donated more than $10,000 to pancreatic cancer studies at the Knight Cancer Institute in Oregon.......
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Alex Trebek cancer: “Jeopardy!” host reveals how he will say goodbye to viewers

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Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek knows exactly what he will say to end his 35-year career with the show — and he’ll only need 30 seconds to say it. “I’ve kind of, in my mind, rehearsed it already, and what I would do on that day is tell the director,......
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg cancer: Ruth Bader Ginsburg reveals she is “cancer free”

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed that she is “cancer free” on Tuesday in an interview in her chambers with CNN, reports the outlet. The 86-year-old has been treated for cancer twice in the past 13 months — she had a tumor removed from her pancreas in August and......
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Hamilton, Ohio rallies around 8-year-old girl battling brain cancer

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Hamilton, Ohio — From the merchants on High Street to the kids at her school, everyone in Hamilton, Ohio, seems to be pulling for Naomi Short. The 8-year-old girl is battling stage 4 brain cancer. “I think about her all the time,” said Naomi’s third-grade teacher, Heather Schenk.  Naomi Short......
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Cancer death rate sees largest-ever single-year drop in U.S.

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The death rate from cancer in the United States saw the largest ever single-year decline between 2016 and 2017 since rates began declining in 1992, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. The increased survival rate was mainly due to advances in the treatment of lung cancer.......
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Causes of death in America – Death index: Top 50 ways Americans die – Pictures

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Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracks the number of deaths in the United States and the causes of those deaths. In 2017, the latest year available, there were more than 2.8 million. The CDC also breaks down data for selected causes of death. The CDC’s data......
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Alex Trebek says he’ll only need 30 seconds for exit speech on final ‘Jeopardy!’ episode

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek already has some idea of what he is going to tell the show’s audience on the day of his final taping, whenever that may be. In an interview with ABC’s Michael Strahan on Thursday......
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Woman’s chickenpox scar turns into nasty skin cancer 30 years later

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here A woman has revealed how her chickenpox scar developed into deadly skin cancer — nearly 30 years after she caught the virus. Louise Thorell, 32, from Ashington, Northumberland, England felt self-conscious about the mark but had no idea......
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Pancreatic cancer: FDA approves AstraZeneca and Merck drug Lynparza for treating pancreatic cancer

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the ovarian cancer drug Lynparza to treat advanced pancreatic cancer, according to AstraZeneca and Merck, the companies that developed it. An FDA spokesperson confirmed the approval. A panel at the agency this month recommended Lynparza after a study found that pancreatic cancer......
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John Lewis cancer: Representative John Lewis diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer

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Representative John Lewis of Georgia announced Sunday that he will be undergoing treatment for Stage IV pancreatic cancer. The 79-year-old Democratic congressman said he has “never faced a fight quite like the one I have now.” “While I am clear-eyed about the prognosis, doctors have told me that recent medical......

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