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Swarthmore, PA, US

JUST IN: DelCo Town Approves Home Becoming Temporary Dwelling For Cancer Patients After Neighbors' Opposition:… https://t.co/z8MIunuzMW - @CBSPhilly


21st Century Cures Act

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough urges Senate to pass Cures Act following House passage - @Denis44

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21st Century Cures Act

Vice President Biden: Tonight's House Cures Act vote is a big step for cancer research and the Cancer Moonshot. Look forward to passage so we can sign it into law - @VP

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Aliquippa Senior High School, PA, US

JUST IN: Aliquippa High Schol football star dies after brave battle with leukemia -- https://t.co/vK0qTp4Ok8 - @CBSPittsburgh


Aliquippa, PA, US

JUST IN: Aliquippa teenager in need of bone marrow transplant dies after lengthy battle with cancer… https://t.co/ps6o75xjUB - @WPXI



North Carolina Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White dies after battle with cancer - WTVD

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Juno Therapeutics halts midstage clinical trial for leukemia treatment after patient death - MarketWatch

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he has no cancerous tumors after traveling to US for tests; will have radiotherapy to eliminate vestiges of previous tumors from battle with prostate cancer - Reuters

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Soul and funk singer Sharon Jones dies at 60 of pancreatic cancer - Rolling Stone

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to undergo medical tests in the US for possible return of prostate cancer - Infobae

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Gwen Ifill

Editor's note: Journalist Gwen Ifill has worked for The Washington Post, New York Times, NBC News and PBS, and was one of the most prominent African American panelists and moderators, The Post reports. WETA President and CEO Sharon Percy Rockefeller told her staff that Ifill died in hospice in Washington, D.C. The Daily Beast reports she was private about her health and was reluctant to publicly share the details of her battle with cancer. - Stephanie

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WETA president and CEO says Gwen Ifill passed away in hospice care after a battle with cancer - Politico

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New Zealand

#BREAKING The Parole Board has cleared the way for cancer-stricken prisoner Vicki Letele to be released https://t.co/6gXrRPmnO1 - @nzherald


Alaska, US

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has been diagnosed with 'a treatable form of prostate cancer;' expected to appear at press conference - KTUU

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Michael Buble

Singer Michael Buble says 3-year-old son diagnosed with cancer, undergoing treatment in United States

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Ottawa Senators

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson leaves team to be with his wife, Nicholle, ailing from cancer - NBC Sports

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St. Louis, MO, US

Johnson & Johnson loses 3rd straight trial over cancer claims; St. Louis jury awards California woman more than $70 million - Bloomberg

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Inovio Pharma stock drops 14% after FDA puts clinical hold on proposed late-stage trial for cancer drug - MarketWatch

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Photo: US Vice President Joe Biden hosts panel on efforts to find cure for cancer - @SenatorLeahy

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Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, US

Louisiana Tech running back Jaqwis Dancy diagnosed with cancer, out for season - Arkansas Online

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