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James Michael Tyler, who starred as Gunther in ‘Friends,’ says he has stage 4 prostate cancer

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"Friends" star James Michael Tyler has revealed he is battling stage 4 prostate cancer. The 59-year-old actor, who is best known for playing Gunther -- the Central Perk manager and Rachel's admirer -- on the hit '...

‘Friends’ star James Michael Tyler talks prostate cancer battle

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The 59-year-old-actor was diagnosed with prostate cancer in September 2018 after undergoing an annual checkup.  "I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, which had spread to my bones," Tyler said on the TODAY s...

South Korea Paralympic basketball team inspired by coach who died of cancer

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South Korean Han Sa-hyun lived and breathed basketball both as a player and a coach. He competed at Sydney and then led the South Korean wheelchair basketball team to its first Paralympics in 21 years. He had wanted...

Spanish player, 32, plays again at French Open after cancer

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And not just at any tournament, but her favorite one. Still, the 32-year-old from Spain made clear that she was not pleased with the result. Because she didn't just want to be out there; she wanted to come out on the...

Kate Middleton keeps promise to wear a pink dress for young cancer patient

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On Thursday, the Duchess of Cambridge met with Mila Sneddon at the Palace of Holyroodhouse months after the 5-year-old participated in the royal’s "Hold Still" program. The two spoke on the phone in August of last ye...

Sao Paulo Mayor Bruno Covas dies of cancer at 41

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Bruno Covas, the mayor of Brazil's Sao Paulo, died of cancer Sunday, the city's press office announced. He was 41. Covas was diagnosed with cancer in 2019. It was first discovered in his digestive system and later s...

Joe Exotic begs Biden for pardon as he fears he has prostate cancer: ‘Make this right’

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Exotic, also known as Joseph Maldonado-Passage, revealed on Facebook on Friday that his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) count "came back very high for prostate cancer." The former zookeeper then shared the symptoms h...

Robert Durst’s lawyers say he has bladder cancer and ask to postpone trial indefinitely

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Robert Durst, the subject of the HBO crime documentary "The Jinx," has bladder cancer that is not being treated, Durst's attorneys told CNN Thursday. Due to a "myriad of life-threatening health issues," Durst's leg...

Tawny Kitaen’s brother Jordan believes she died from a broken heart after losing their father to cancer

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The sultry actress who appeared in rock music videos during the heyday of MTV and starred opposite Tom Hanks in 1984’s "Bachelor Party" died on Friday at age 59. The Orange County coroner’s office said the star passe...

Teen’s Harvard admission essay about losing a parent to cancer goes viral

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Brockton, Massachusetts native Abigail Mack, 18, shared her heartfelt story about losing a parent to cancer, explaining how the letter "s" has been a reminder of her loss and how she’s used her grief as fuel to excel...

This Mother’s Day, join the fight against pediatric cancer

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René Marsh is a CNN national correspondent. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely her own. View more opinion articles on CNN. This is my first Mother's Day without my 2-year-old son, Blake. It's been ...

Kate Middleton shares a sweet chat with cancer patient Mila Sneddon, 4, in first YouTube video

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Thursday’s video, titled "Shielding Mila-Hold Still," reveals a recorded conversation Kate Middleton had with 4-year-old Mila Sneddon and her mom Lynda during autumn 2020. At the time, the duchess was having conversa...

Maria Menounos’ mother Litsa dies after battling brain cancer: ‘Christ is risen mom’

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The TV personally took to Instagram on Sunday where she shared a black-and-white photo of mother and daughter during one of their final moments together. "RIP mom," captioned the 42-year-old. "God loved her so much h...

Alex Trebek’s widow Jean says hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ helped keep him alive while fighting his pancreatic cancer

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Trebek died in November of 2020 at age 80 after a very lengthy and public battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was very open about the physical and mental strain that the diagnosis took on him, but made it clear...

Plague wasn’t the only disease that afflicted medieval Britons. Cancer did, too

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The earliest description of cancer is from an ancient Egyptian papyrus, and going back further, even dinosaurs suffered a form of the disease. But cancer long has been thought to have become a common disease only in...

Olivia Newton-John mourns her cancer nurse Emma Cohen: ‘My heart is still in shock’

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The "Grease" star took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce that Emma Cohen, a nurse at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre, died earlier this month. "My heart is still in shock and so saddene...

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