Academy-award winner Jeff Bridges diagnosed with lymphoma

Entertainment News Oct 20, 2020

Academy-award winner Jeff Bridges diagnosed with lymphoma

Academy-award winner Jeff Bridges, known for his role in the 1998 film "The Big Lebowski," has been diagnosed with lymphoma, the actor announced on Monday evening. Bridges used the signature voice of his character The Dude from the cult-classic film to disclose his condition, tweeting: ...

Death of 'Black Panther' star spotlights early-onset colon cancer

World Aug 30, 2020

Death of 'Black Panther' star spotlights early-onset colon cancer

American actor Chadwick Boseman's death from colon cancer at the age of 43 has highlighted the growing rate of the disease among younger adults, who are often diagnosed at later stages. According to Kimmie Ng, director of Dana-Farber's Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center in Boston, it ...

Japan business lobby chief's cancer returns, but he'll keep working

Business Aug 21, 2020

Japan business lobby chief's cancer returns, but he'll keep working

Hiroaki Nakanishi, chief of the Japan Business Federation, also known as Keidanren, has had a relapse of lymphoma but will keep working from the hospital, the business lobby said Friday. The 74-year-old chairman of Hitachi Ltd. has been hospitalized since last month after tumor marker ...

'Gnarly' tumor shows dinosaurs also got cancer

Science & Health Aug 4, 2020

'Gnarly' tumor shows dinosaurs also got cancer

When scientists first unearthed fossils of a horned dinosaur called Centrosaurus in the badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park in Canada's Alberta province in 1989, they spotted a badly malformed leg bone they figured was a healed fracture. A fresh examination, researchers said on Monday, shows ...