Cancer

Tarrah Gibbons
September 16, 2020 - 1:51 pm
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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FILE - Washington defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio arrives for practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Ashburn, Va. Washington Football coach Ron Rivera missed his team's first game-week practice Tuesday as he began treatment for a form of skin cancer. As planned, defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio stepped in and ran practice ahead of Washington's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 08, 2020 - 5:01 pm
Ron Rivera missed Washington's first game week practice to begin treatment for a form of skin cancer, so Jack Del Rio stepped in as planned. "We carried on as normal," Del Rio said Tuesday. “It was pretty much business as usual.” Exactly like Rivera wanted. The veteran NFL coach didn't want his...
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FILE - This July 16, 1945 photo, shows an aerial view after the first atomic explosion at Trinity Test Site, N.M. A defense spending bill pending in Congress includes an apology to New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and other states affected by nuclear testing over the decades, but communities downwind from the first atomic test in 1945 are still holding out for compensation amid rumblings about the potential for the U.S. to resume nuclear testing. (AP Photo/File)
September 01, 2020 - 8:14 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After years of study, the National Cancer Institute said Tuesday that some people probably got cancer from the radioactive fallout that wafted across New Mexico after the U.S. government detonated the first atomic bomb in 1945. However, the exact number is unknown. The...
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In this video grab issued Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, by MTV, host Keke Palmer talks about late actor Chadwick Boseman during the MTV Video Music Awards. (MTV via AP)
August 31, 2020 - 12:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, whose death from colon cancer shocked fans, was honored at the MTV Video Music Awards as a hero in real life, not just on the big screen. Host Keke Palmer said the Sunday night awards show was dedicated to Boseman, who died at the age of 43 on...
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August 28, 2020 - 10:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'Black Panther' actor Chadwick Boseman dies at 43 after 4-year fight with colon cancer, representative tells AP.
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Washington head coach Ron Rivera, center, talks to his team during practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 22, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Ron Rivera called his players together to deliver the “tough news" of his cancer diagnosis on Thursday night and by Saturday morning ripped into them for a practice that didn't meet his standards. Washington's coach knows he'll struggle during treatment for squamous cell carcinoma but doesn't want...
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Washington head coach Ron Rivera arrives for practice wearing a face mask, at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 21, 2020 - 12:02 am
Washington Football coach Ron Rivera has a form of skin cancer, which the team called “very treatable and curable" because it was discovered at an early stage. A team spokesman confirmed Thursday night Rivera was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma. The team said Rivera detected it in a lymph...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2019, file photo, former Baltimore Orioles infielder Cal Ripken, Jr. attends an on-field ceremony honoring the 1989 Orioles team prior to a baseball game against the Houston Astros, in Baltimore. Cal Ripken Jr. disclosed Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, that he underwent surgery for prostate cancer in March and is now completely healthy.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
August 20, 2020 - 12:50 pm
Cal Ripken Jr. revealed Thursday he is cancer free after surgery in March to remove a tumor from his prostate. Known as “The Iron Man" for his record streak of playing in 2,632 consecutive games, the Hall of Famer for the Baltimore Orioles was diagnosed with cancer in February. He wasn't...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford warms up before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif. Since the start of last year, Matthew Stafford has had to deal with a health scare involving his wife, his own injury problems -- and more recently, a coronavirus test that the team later described as a false positive. It's been a difficult period for the Detroit star. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)
August 11, 2020 - 6:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford says he didn't give much thought to opting out of this coming season. It would have been understandable if he'd considered it. “I think like everybody, you hear it and you talk with your spouse and your family about it. I never gave it serious, you know, thought,”...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks during a discussion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. Ginsburg is perhaps the most forthcoming member of the Supreme Court when it comes to telling the public about her many health issues. But she waited more than four months to reveal that her cancer had returned and that she was undergoing chemotherapy. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
August 02, 2020 - 8:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is perhaps the most forthcoming member of the Supreme Court when it comes to telling the public about her many health issues. But she waited more than four months to reveal that her cancer had returned and that she was undergoing chemotherapy. One big...
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