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capital punishment

Former Louisiana death row inmate Glenn Ford, who was exonerated last year on new evidence after 29 years behind bars, dies of cancer - @KSLA

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Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, US

Oregon Health and Science University reaches $500 million cancer research fundraising goal; Nike co-founder Phil Knight to match and bring total to $1 billion - @fox12oregon


Maryland, US

Editor's note: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday he is suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The Baltimore Sun notes it is a cancer begins with an abnormal lymph system cell known as a lymphocyte and can easily spread throughout the body. - Tom

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Maryland, US

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan: "I have a new challenge. A few days ago, I was diagnosed with cancer. It's aggressive and advanced." - @chrispapst

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Maryland, US

#BREAKING: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has been diagnosed with cancer --> http://t.co/PZLssv70HR - @nbcwashington


Maryland, US

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announces he has cancer - @ABC7News

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Boston, MA, US

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, is having prostate cancer surgery Friday at Massachusetts General Hospital - @nielslesniewski

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Washington State University

Washington State University President Elson Floyd, 59, dies of complications from cancer - @AP

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Actor Tommy Chong says he has been diagnosed with rectal cancer after previously battling prostate cancer in 2012 - @usweekly

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Perth, Western Australia, AU

Fire station in Perth, Australia, closes after 4 firefighters diagnosed with kidney cancer within 6 years, officials say - @SBSNews

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Wellington, Wellington, NZ

Lecretia Seales, the Wellington, New Zealand, right-to-die lawyer with terminal brain cancer has died. - @nzherald

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Texas, US

Texas doctors perform world's first skull-scalp transplant to help cancer patient with head wound - @AP

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Harrisburg, PA, US

Former Harrisburg mayor Steve Reed says he has cancer #BreakingNews http://t.co/KAiltG6tKs - @PennLive



Irwin Rose, a biochemist who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry, dies at age 88 - @AP

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Victoria, AU

Victoria's 1st female premier Joan Kirner has died at age of 76 after long battle with cancer - @SkyNewsAust


Beau Biden

Beau Biden, former Delaware Attorney General and son of Vice President Biden, dies from brain cancer at 46, Biden says - @ericgeller

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Mormon leader L. Tom Perry dies at 92 of cancer, church says - @NBCNews

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Ohio, US

Former Rep. Steven LaTourette, R-Ohio, accusing congressional medical office of negligence; was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year - @TheNLJ

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Sources: FBI is investigating a surgical device found to spread cancer in women and is trying to determine what Johnson & Johnson knew of the hazards - @WSJ

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Federal Trade Commission

More: FTC says Cancer Fund of America, Cancer Support Services, Children's Cancer Fund of America and the Breast Cancer Society lied to consumers, used donations for personal items - @nytimes

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