Cancer

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Rebekah Sager
July 08, 2020 - 8:14 am
Mary Kay Letourneau, the infamous Washington middle school teacher convicted of raping her sixth-grade student, has died at 58. She had stage 4 cancer.
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Lizzy Buczak
July 07, 2020 - 10:39 am
A 29-year-old nurse who dedicated his life to helping others is now in need of help. Ian Youngblood left his home in Arizona to help coronavirus patients in New York City for three months before being diagnosed brain cancer. Read more now.
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June 22, 2020 - 10:34 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California can’t require a cancer warning label on Roundup, the world’s most widely used weed-killer, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge William Shubb issued a permanent injunction against the labeling, saying the state couldn’t meet a legal standard for...
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Rebekah Sager
June 19, 2020 - 2:52 pm
A former member of the Oceanside Police Department has a lot to celebrate this Father’s Day. After a devastating cancer diagnosis three years, today, Osmond Nicholas is married with a beautiful 19-month-old daughter. Read on.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 11, 2020 - 2:15 pm
New cancer prevention guidelines are now urging people to skip the booze. The American Cancer Society said not consuming alcohol is best for cancer prevention and reduction.
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FILE - In this April 15, 2011, file photo, a bottle of Johnson's baby powder is displayed. Johnson & Johnson is ending production of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder, which has been embroiled in thousands of lawsuits claiming it caused cancer. The world’s biggest maker of health care products said Tuesday, May 19, 2020 that the discontinuation only affects the U.S. and Canada, where demand has been declining. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
May 19, 2020 - 7:53 pm
FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada, where demand has dwindled amid thousands of lawsuits claiming it has caused cancer. The world’s biggest maker of health care products said Tuesday the talc-based...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2015 file photo, Cassandra Callender, arrives home with her mother in Windsor Locks, Conn., for the first time since December after a court-ordered chemotherapy for cancer treatment. Callender has died after a five-year battle with the disease, her mother said Thursday, May 14. She was 22. (Stephen Dunn/Hartford Courant via AP)
May 14, 2020 - 1:24 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Cassandra Callender, who was forced by Connecticut courts as a teenager to undergo chemotherapy for cancer, has died after a five-year battle with the disease, her mother said Thursday. She was 22. Callender, of Windsor Locks, died Tuesday at home, where she had been in...
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Lizzy Buczak
May 09, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Wil Loesel’s first year of teaching is one he’ll never forget. Loesel isn’t just working from home, he’s working from the hospital amid a global pandemic as he battles cancer. He says he’s doing it for his students. Read more.
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FILE - This is a 2020 file photo showing Trey Mancini of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team. Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini is undergoing chemotherapy for Stage III colon cancer and expects to miss the 2020 season if major leaguers return this summer. Mancini had the malignant tumor removed shortly before turning 28 on March 18. He has been undergoing chemotherapy since April 13. Writing in the first person for The Players Tribune, Mancini saïd, “My treatment will take six months — every two weeks for six months. If baseball returns in 2020, it will probably be without me." (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 29, 2020 - 12:42 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini feels fortunate to have undergone colon cancer surgery before doctors became absorbed in treating COVID-19, and now he’s diligently and carefully working to avoid the virus while receiving chemotherapy. Mancini was diagnosed with colon cancer on...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2015 file photo, a patient has her blood drawn for a liquid biopsy at a hospital in Philadelphia. According to results released on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, for the first time, a blood test has been shown to help detect many types of cancer in a study of thousands of women with no symptoms of the disease. The test is still experimental and even its fans say it needs to be improved. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
April 28, 2020 - 12:43 pm
For the first time, a blood test has been shown to help detect many types of cancer in a study of thousands of people with no history or symptoms of the disease. The test is still experimental. Even its fans say it needs to be improved and that Tuesday’s results are not ideal. Yet they show what...
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