Zoleka Mandela, the granddaughter of Nelson Mandela and a prominent activist and author, passed away at 43 after a courageous battle with metastatic liver cancer that had spread to multiple organs.
Researchers from Pennsylvania reported last month that children who lived closer to the state’s heavily-drilled natural gas wells were more likely to develop a rare cancer.
Widespread shortages of cancer drugs are forcing doctors to make difficult decisions about how to treat their patients, including rationing doses and turning to other treatment options with potentially more side effects. In some cases, treatment has even been delayed. As of May 26th, the Food and Drug Administration listed 14 cancer drugs in shortage. […]
Duodenal Cancer took Riddle in North Plainfield, New Jersey. Christie Wagner, Riddles’s long-time friend, told The Hollywood Reporter. He was in many films such as Arthur (1981), The Innkeepers (2011), and The Kitchen (2019).
A former winner and, of course, a fan favorite, it’s not going to be in the 2023 PGA Championship.
Women should be screened for breast cancer every other year starting at age 40, according to a draft guidance by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued on Tuesday. The last guidance, from 2016, suggested biennial screenings starting at age 50.
Moving closer to being passed in California is a Law that would ban five chemicals we see in everyday snacks that are linked to cancer.
These five chemicals are already banned in the EU.
Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland announced on Wednesday that he has a “serious but curable form of cancer” and will begin outpatient treatment. In a statement, Raskin said, “After several days of tests, I have been diagnosed with diffuse large B cell lymphoma, which is a serious but curable form of cancer. I am about to embark on a course of chemo-immunotherapy on an outpatient basis at Med Star Georgetown University Hospital and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Prognosis for most people in my situation is excellent after four months of treatment.”
Super Bowl winner Ronnie Hillman has died of cancer at the age of 31, his family announced Thursday. After being drafted in 2012, running back Hillman was the Denver Broncos’ leading rusher during the 2015 season in which they were crowned Super Bowl 50 champions. He was diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer – renal medullary carcinoma – in August, but passed away on Wednesday. Hillman’s family wrote on Instagram that the former running back “quietly and peacefully transitioned today in the company of his family and close friends.”
Actress Kirstie Alley, the Emmy-winning star of “Cheers” and the film franchise “Look Who’s Talking”, has died from cancer at age 71. The news was confirmed on Monday by Alley’s two children, True and Lillie, in a statement to PEOPLE Magazine: “We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered,” they said. The statement continues, “She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with a certainty of her never-ending joy of living and whatever adventures lie ahead. As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother.”
US Representative Aston Donald McEachin, a Democrat from Virginia, died on Monday just weeks after winning reelection to Congress, his office said in a statement late Monday night. He was 61 years old.
According to a new report from Valisure, an independent laboratory, high levels of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical, have been detected in more brands and batches of dry shampoo products.
Certain aerosol dry shampoos, including some Dove, Nexxus, Suave, TIGI, and TRESemmé products, were voluntarily recalled last month due to the potential presence of benzene.
The lab then sent a citizen petition to the US Food and Drug Administration on Monday, stating that 70% of samples tested showed “quantifiable” levels of benzene in 148 batches from 34 different brands of dry shampoo products.