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Beijing, Beijing, CN

Chinese dissident Chen Ziming, once jailed for role in 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, dies of cancer at age 62 - @SCMP_News

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

More: Designer Oscar de la Renta died at his home in Kent. Conn., after battling cancer for almost a decade, wife says - @nytimes

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London, England, GB

Actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham has died after battle with cancer, her agent confirms - @SkyNewsBreak

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American Idol

Model and former American Idol contestant Joanne Borgella dies of cancer at age 32, her family says - @tmz

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The White House, Washington, DC, US

Photo: White House is lit up with pink lights for breast cancer awareness - @CBSNews

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US agency OKs humanitarian visa for return of Harvard student who took dying mother to Mexico - @AP

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Veteran South Australian politician Bob Such dies after battle with cancer - @mikesmithson7


Bob Lee

Santa Cruz District Attorney Bob Lee stepping down, battling cancer http://t.co/tqW75zhZJ4 #breaking - @ksbw


Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with cancer

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford cites 50/50 survival rate for his cancer, but says he remains optimistic - @CBCNews

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Study shows Roche's Perjeta drug adds 15.7 months survival benefit in metastatic breast cancer study - @Reuters

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Pfizer drug Xalkori found effective at shrinking tumors in patients with rare lung cancer - @Reuters

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Search for terminally ill UK boy Ashya King

British National Health Service to pay for 5-year-old cancer patient Ashya King to have proton beam therapy in Prague - @BBCBreaking

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#BREAKING: HOUSTON -- Jury convicts Texas cancer doctor of assault for poisoning lover and colleague's coffee. http://t.co/4XZ4VaH16M - @wsvn


New York, NY, US

3 firefighters who worked at ground zero during Sept. 11 attacks died on same day from cancer, fire officials say - @KSNNews

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Livestrong CEO Doug Ulman leaving after 14 years with cancer charity - @AP

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San Jose, CA, US

RT @DanAshleyABC7: #Breaking: Fmr San Jose Police Chief Joe McNamara passes away from pancreatic cancer at 79.Made SJ safest big city in th… - @abc7newsBayArea


San Jose, CA, US

Former San Jose, Calif., Police Chief Joe McNamara has died from pancreatic cancer; he served as chief from 1976 until 1991 - @abc7newsBayArea

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NFL domestic violence response

Sponsor Procter & Gamble pulls out of NFL's breast cancer awareness campaign - @CNNMoney

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with cancer

Creators of musical about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford scrap opening night party after cancer diagnosis, but say show will continue - @CP24

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#Breaking: #Toronto mayor Rob Ford has aggressive form of cancer http://t.co/HJcFc9UM6U - @NBCConnecticut