Cancer

Bushwick Bill, the diminutive, one-eyed rapper who with the Geto Boys helped put the South’s stamp on rap with hits like “Mind Playing Tricks On Me” and “Six Feet Deep,” died on Sunday at the age of 52, according to his publicist. Dawn P. told The Associated Press that the rapper died Sunday at 9:35 […]

Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross has been diagnosed with anal cancer. Meanwhile her husband has throat cancer. But get this…Doctors believe her anal cancer is directly related to her husbands throat cancer. Well, we can assume what goes on in their house. Chris Paul says he had no idea tossed salad posed such a health […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officially gave its blessing to coffee Monday, declaring the beverage does not pose a “significant” cancer risk. The rule, proposed a year ago by regulators, means coffee won’t have to carry ominous warnings that the beverage may be bad for you. The state took the rare move after a Los […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officially gave its blessing to coffee Monday, declaring the beverage does not pose a “significant” cancer risk. The rule, proposed a year ago by regulators, means coffee won’t have to carry ominous warnings that the beverage may be bad for you. The state took the rare move after a Los […]

CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. The law that is often called “Obamacare” let states expand Medicaid eligibility and offer subsidies to help people buy health insurance. […]

CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. The law that is often called “Obamacare” let states expand Medicaid eligibility and offer subsidies to help people buy health insurance. […]

LL Cool J and his wife Simone Smith have opened up about her battle with cancer, and recalling how he wanted to give her his fibula bone when she was first diagnosed. In 2004, Simone learned she developed a rare bone cancer called chondrosarcoma, and is now in remission. “She underwent a 15-hour surgery, which led to her […]

WHAT EXACTLY IS LEUKEMIA? Leukemia is cancer of the blood.  Blood has a number of cells in it.  Among them are white cells that fight infection, red cells that carry oxygen and platelets that cause blot to clot and cause wounds to stop bleeding.  Cancer is when a group of cells grow uncontrollably and symptoms […]

Gregg Leakes has undergone an arduous battle with cancer, which he and his wife documented partially on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and on social media.

Co-founder of Houston’s Geto Boys Bushwick Bill recently announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Despite his diagnosis he’s staying positive, “every day above ground is a good day” he tells the Tom Joyner Morning Show team. He’s choosing to believe the best and fight against cancer’s “rumors, lies and allegations […]

We’ve just learned that Bushwick Bill, a co-founder of the of the Texas rap group, Geto Boys, is dealing with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. SEE ALSO: The Geto Boys Reunion on the 2019 Fantastic Voyage presented by Denny’s  Bushwick says he was diagnosed in February and is currently on a regimen of intensive chemotherapy treatments. However, according […]

Cancer is almost always a devastating diagnosis, especially at a young age. But for 37-year-old Walter Gordy, the diagnosis came with a blessing. As reported by People.com, Gordy’s lymphoma diagnosis led him to his half-brother. Surprisingly, he already knew him. His friend of 12 years, Mark Tolson, 37, was, like Gordy, raised by a single […]