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cancer

Johnson & Johnson pulls hysterectomy device blamed for spreading cancer to women from hospitals - @WSJ

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United Kingdom

Britain's NHS to offer pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with single, targeted dose of radiation - @BBCNews

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tobacco

Florida jury slams RJ Reynolds tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in lawsuit filed by widow of smoker who died of lung cancer - @AP

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Last founding member of The Ramones dies

More: Tommy Ramone died at his home in Queens, New York; had been suffering from bile duct cancer - @Variety

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Spokane, WA, US

#BREAKING: We are headed to the scene of a reported #shooting at the Rockwood Cancer Treatment Center in #Spokane. http://t.co/4JzAylsFo2 - @KHQLocalNews

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mergers & acquisitions

Roche to buy US biotech firm Seragon, a firm that researches breast cancer treatments, for $725 million - @Reuters

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cancer

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon tells employees he has 'curable' throat cancer, says prognosis 'is excellent' - @CNBC

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cancer

#BREAKING: Partial stay granted for woman & her wife who is battling ovarian cancer. IN will recognize their marriage http://t.co/tow6DCUMnF - @FOX59

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cancer

#BREAKING: "Designing Women" star #MeshachTaylor has died of cancer in #Altadena. He was 67. http://t.co/zqY5Ubwgcn @breakingnews - @CBSLA

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Nepal

Officials: Nepal's prime minister suffering from lung cancer, scheduled to begin radiotherapy - @AP

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AstraZeneca

Advisory panel to the FDA recommends AstraZeneca be required to submit further clinical data before experimental ovarian cancer drug is approved - @Reuters

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cancer

#BREAKING Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54 | http://t.co/77thMncwsI #SDPadres - @ABC30

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baseball

#BREAKING: Baseball legend Tony Gwynn dies at age 54 after battle with cancer: http://t.co/pILCl41DL4 http://t.co/piBeuOUpwC - @NBCPhiladelphia

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cancer

#BREAKING: Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54 http://t.co/ZG26UR6tCr - @KHOU

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baseball

#BREAKING Baseball Hall-of-Famer #TonyGwynn dies of cancer at 54: http://t.co/izJIqqliQh http://t.co/ORLTeKZprp - @MyNews13

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San Diego, CA, US

#BREAKING: Hall of Fame says San Diego #Padres great Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54. - @KTVU

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San Diego, CA, US

#BREAKING: SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Hall of Fame says San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54. http://t.co/wCP9he0ANV - @wsvn

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media

New York Times executive editor, Dean Baquet, had malignant tumor removed on Saturday - @nytimes

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Kentucky, US

Catholic University says 1 of its basketball coaches was killed in an accident in Kentucky while riding her bicycle across the country to support cancer research - @AP

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Richmond, VA, US

RT @NBC12: #BREAKING: Richmond Free Press founder Ray Boone dies of cancer: http://t.co/jiQskpoKKf #RVA http://t.co/FU1TScjaEy - @NBC12LiveTweets

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