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California, US

California's First Dog Sutter Brown Dies After Fight With Cancer #BREAKING https://t.co/e5v0Znygk2 https://t.co/HbgqgdioIY - @CBSSacramento

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cancer

Seattle Genetics shares drop 13% in pre-market trade after FDA placed holds on several early-stage cancer clinical trials - MarketWatch

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Canada

Tragically Hip's Gord Downie voted Canadian Press Newsmaker of the Year; singer, who is battling terminal brain cancer, is 1st entertainer to earn spot in 70-year history of poll - Globe and Mail

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DuPont

Lawyer: US jury orders Dupont to pay $2 million in lawsuit over cancer linked to Teflon-making chemical - Reuters

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breast cancer

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals' stock plummets after breast cancer treatment trial halted - MarketWatch

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markets

Trading of shares of Clovis Oncology halted after stock surges 15% after FDA grants accelerated approval to new treatment for ovarian cancer - CNBC

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basketball

Long-time NBA broadcaster Craig Sager has died at 65 after cancer battle, Turner Sports announces - SportsCenter

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obituaries

Sunday Times restaurant critic A. A. Gill dies at age 62, weeks after revealing he had cancer - BBC News

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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

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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

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Aliquippa, PA, US

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

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obituaries

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

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cancer

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

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Colombia

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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cancer

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

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Colombia

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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cancer

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

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