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Killer dying of cancer set to be executed by lethal injection

An Alabama killer scheduled to be executed Thursday claims his terminal cancer and past drug use have caused too much damage to his veins and will make the lethal injection unconstitutionally painful. Doyle Lee Hamm, 61, is scheduled to be ...

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Jonas brothers’ dad in remission after cancer battle

The Jonas dad is on the mend. Kevin Jonas, Sr., father of Kevin, Joe and Nick, is in remission after a yearlong battle with cancer. Kevin Sr. revealed in early 2017 that he had been diagnosed with stage 2 colon ...

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Highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risks

A diet of fizzy drinks, packaged baked goods, instant noodles, sugary cereals, candy and ready-made meals could raise your cancer risk. So says a study in the British Medical Journal which has found an association between such “ultra-processed” foods — ...

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Ariz. dad whose son has cancer expected to be deported to Mexico

An undocumented immigrant whose 5-year-old son is battling cancer is set to be deported to his native Mexico Monday. Jesus Berrones, a 30-year-old father of five living in Arizona with his wife, came to the United States as a child ...

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DR. SAMADI: Prostate cancer deaths surpass breast cancer in UK

Cancer death rates have changed in Britain. For the first time, prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer, making it the third deadliest type of this disease in this country. This is according to new research in which ...

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Hot tea raises cancer risk for smokers and drinkers

Some like it hot — but let that steaming cup of tea cool off before sipping if you smoke cigarettes or consume more than one alcoholic beverage a day. According to a study by Chinese researchers, the Annals of Internal Medicine warns ...

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Couple told child he had cancer to solicit donations

A Florida couple said their 13-year-old son had terminal brain cancer to solicit donations for his “medical expenses.” Now, they have been charged with child abuse. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office charged Robert Long, 47, and his wife Ginny Irovando ...

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A cancer 'vaccine' is completely eliminating tumors in mice

A new cancer treatment experiment at Stanford University that used immune-stimulators to target tumors in mice had remarkably encouraging results. After injecting a combination of two immune boosters directly into solid mouse tumors, the research team said the vaccination eliminated ...

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Lari White, country singer, dead at 52 after cancer battle

Lari White, the Grammy-winning country singer, died Tuesday after a battle with peritoneal cancer. She was 52. “Last night all her Family-of-Origin circled round her bed, saying our goodbyes to Lari, loving her, praying, sending her messages of support and ...

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Dr. Samadi: The 10 prostate cancer risk factors men need to know

It is usually not possible to know exactly why one man develops prostate cancer and another doesn’t. It could depend on a feature of a man’s habits, genetic makeup or personal history that increases the probability of the disease. These ...

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