Cancer

Alex Trebek
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May 29, 2019 - 7:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says his doctors say he's in "near remission" of advanced pancreatic cancer and his response to the treatment is "kind of mind-boggling." The 78-year-old TV personality tells People magazine he's responding very well to chemotherapy and the doctors...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2019, file photo, containers of Roundup are displayed on a store shelf in San Francisco. A Northern California jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple who claimed the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The Oakland jury on Monday, May 13, 2019, delivered Monsanto's third such loss in California since August. Alva and Alberta Pilliod claimed they used Roundup for more than 30 years to landscape. They were both diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Monsanto owner Bayer said it would appeal. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
May 13, 2019 - 9:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The jury's verdict is the third such courtroom loss for Monsanto in California since August...
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Edwin Hardeman, center, and his wife Mary, left, hug attorneys Jennifer Moore, second from left, and Aimee Wagstaff after a news conference in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. A U.S. jury has awarded $80 million in damages to Hardeman in a high-stakes trial over his claim that Roundup weed killer caused his cancer. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 28, 2019 - 2:59 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded more than $80 million in damages to a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, in a case that his attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits. Edwin Hardeman proved that Roundup's design was...
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Farmer David Moose teaches his assistant Lee Curby about tractor technology as they plant corn on his no-till farm on April 19, 2016 in Auburn, Ill. Moose's land has not been tilled in the 32 years he has owned it.
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March 27, 2019 - 5:54 pm
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March 25, 2019 - 12:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The co-founder and president of The Pasta House Co. Kim Tucci has died of cancer. He was 78. KMOX host Michael Kelley confirmed the news Monday morning. Some have already taken to social media to thank the born-and-raised St. Louis-native for his charitable efforts and dedication...
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek speaks as he is inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner at the Encore Las Vegas on April 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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March 13, 2019 - 9:14 am
LOS ANGELES (KMOX/AP) - Alex Trebek is back on set, taping new episodes of "Jeopardy!," less than a week after revealing he has Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Sony Pictures says the show tapes on Tuesday's and Wednesday's and Trebek hasn't missed a single day of work on the syndicated quiz show,...
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2/11/2019 - File photo dated 15/06/06 of a consultant analyzing a mammogram. Up to 86,000 women in their thirties with a family history of breast cancer should receive annual mammograms according to a new study funded by the charity Breast Cancer Now. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
Fred Bodimer
March 13, 2019 - 4:14 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A local breast cancer surgeon applauds the FDA for approving the first immunotherapy regimen to treat some types of breast cancer. It is a combination of therapy involving immunotherapy (Tecentriq) and chemotherapy (Abraxane). "One of the ways that cancer can avoid being killed...
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Wisconsin Humane Society/Team Emma
March 11, 2019 - 9:05 am
This terminally-ill little girl loves dogs, so dozens of k-9 police officers made her day with a surprise visit. 7-year-old Emma Mertens was diagnosed with, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a rare, inoperable brain tumor in January 2019.
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The logo of the Bayer company displayed at a company's building in Leverkusen, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. ( Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 3:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Bayer AG, which bought Monsanto Co. last year, is underlining its determination to fight cases involving the U.S. company's Roundup weed-killer in the face of more than 11,000 lawsuits so far. In August, a San Francisco jury awarded a man $289 million after determining...
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