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Fundraiser To Benefit Local Woman with Lymphoma

Cancer has unfortunately touched most of us, in one way or another. Whether you've seen a family member or friend bravely battle, or perhaps you yourself had a courageous battle,

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"Cowboy" Ben Alman, flickr

Menino, Boston’s Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies At 71

Long-serving former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died. He was 71.

Spokeswoman Dot Joyce says Menino died Thursday morning in the company of his family and friends. He had been diagnosed with advanced cancer in February 2014, shortly after leaving office

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Photo by Aaron Vincent Elkaim / Getty Images

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has Cancer

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s doctor says the mayor has cancer.

Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford has a malignant sarcoma tumor which he described as ‘‘very rare’’ and ‘‘very difficult

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No, Wearing A Bra Doesn’t Cause Cancer

In recent years, there's been a lot of chatter on the web about the association between wearing a bra and breast cancer. A new study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, found that among 1,500 women, there was no connection between bra wearing and breast-cancer risk.

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Schilling Blames Chewing Tobacco For Mouth Cancer

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.

Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday

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Tanya Singleton Receives Probation

The cousin of former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been sentenced to two years probation and one year home confinement.

Tanya Singleton refused to testify before a grand jury investigating Hernandez's alleged role in the murder of Odin Lloyd

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

WBSM’s Jack Peterson Passes Away

One of the most recognizable voices in local radio has been silenced.

WBSM's Jack Peterson passed away Tuesday evening at Hathaway Manor in New Bedford at the age of 70 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer

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Joan Lunden Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Former "Good Morning America" co-host Joan Lunden is sharing some difficult personal news. The 63-year-old broadcast vet returned to her former morning show home Tuesday to reveal she's been diagnosed with breast cancer during an interview with current "GMA" co-host and cancer survivor Robin Roberts.

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MLB Star Gives Up Chew After The Death Of Tony Gwynn

The death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is inspiring Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg to give up chewing tobacco. 

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Jim Kelly
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Former NFL Stars Turn Out For Jim Kelly

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly's battle against cancer kept him from attending his own charity fundraiser, but he had plenty of backups, including several fellow Hall of Famers.

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