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Jane Fonda Breast Cancer Scare

Screen legend Jane Fonda was diagnosed with Stage I breast cancer last month. The Cat Ballou star — who served as the reigning fitness queen of the ’80s — has always spoke frankly with fans about her affinity for the wonders of plastic surgery. Now Fonda’s getting real about the fright of her life: Discovering [...] Continue reading Jane Fonda Breast Cancer Scare

A study has indicated that the genes we possess not only determine the color of our eyes and hair and how our bodies grow, but they might also influence the changes that occur in tumors when we develop cancer. A study by researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital [...] Continue reading Genes may influence cancer growth: Study

Scientists at St George”s University of London have created a new application, accessible on mobiles, that can tell how long terminal cancer patients have left to live. The research uses blood tests, pulse rate and symptoms to estimate life expectancy of patients. Camapigners hope it will help families and carers to make plans for the [...] Continue reading Phone app that predicts how long cancer patients have left to live

Denise Borino-Quinn, the actress who played Ginny Sacramoni — the robust wife of Mafia King Johnny Sacramoni for seven seasons on the critically-acclaimed HBO drama The Sopranos, died on Wednesday after a long battle againt liver cancer. She was 46. Borino-Quinn had no acting experience — or intention of becoming a professional screen star — [...] Continue reading Denise Borino-Quinn, “The Sopranos’” Ginny Sacramoni, Dies Of Liver Cancer

Reggae singer Gregory Isaacs died at his home in London early Monday following a year-long battle against lung cancer. He was 60. A prolific recording artist who collaborated with many of the genre’s greatest soul stirrers, Isaacs released more than 500 albums over the course of his nearly four-decade career, which began in 1975. He [...] Continue reading Reggae Legend Gregory Isaacs Dies Of Cancer