Cancer

72-year-old cancer survivor has vaccine appointment canceled over $244 medical debt

The distribution of vaccines has been a bit bumpy, to say the least, but one man experienced something that could have changed his life. A cancer survivor had his vaccine appointment canceled over his $244 medical debt.
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Jeff Bridges says his tumor has ‘drastically shrunk’ following lymphoma diagnosis

Jeff Bridges shared a health update amid his ongoing battle with lymphoma. After revealing his cancer diagnosis last fall, the 71-year-old has now disclosed his tumor has decreased in size.
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Family discovers 13-year-old with COVID also has leukemia: ‘It has been a roller coaster’

Ariel Griffith, a teenager from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, had trouble breathing when she was admitted into Grand Strand Medical Center for COVID-19, sepsis, and pneumonia. She also has leukemia.
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Jason Momoa surprises a 7-year-old 'Aquaman' fan battling cancer with heartwarming video call

Aquaman was there for his biggest fan when he needed him. Jason Momoa, who starred as the titular superhero, surprised Danny Sheehan, a 7-year-old with cancer, with a heartwarming call. Read the full story now.
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Al Roker says he's 'relieved' to be home after prostate cancer surgery

Al Roker is back home and recovering. The ‘Today’ show meteorologist gave fans a positive update following his prostate cancer surgery. See his Instagram post and find out more now.
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Actor Jeff Bridges reveals Lymphoma diagnosis

Bridges is known for a number of films, including “True Grit,” “Tron” and perhaps his most famous role in “The Big Lebowski.” He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for 2009’s “Crazy Heart.”
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Olivia Newton-John opens up on new foundation, shares advice to women fighting breast cancer

Olivia Newton-John uses her platform to educate about cancer research while she battles breast cancer. The ‘Grease’ actress is sharing advice to women battling breast cancer.
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Physicians: Don't delay cancer screenings because of COVID-19

If you’ve been putting off getting your yearly mammogram or skin cancer screenings, because of fear of possibly contracting COVID-19, you’re not alone, but medical experts say it’s safe to go to your doctor.
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Teen Dies of Cancer After Parents Refused to See Doctor Due to Lack of Insurance

A New Mexico couple is facing child abuse charges after their son died from untreated cancer. The couple explained that they did not have Medicaid.
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Couple Married for 46 Years Survives COVID-19, Chemotherapy, and Cancer

On April 15, 1974, Robert and Janice Beecham celebrated marriage by promising each other to be there in sickness and health. The couple has survived COVID-19, chemotherapy, and cancer.
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