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June 18, 1997 | Daily News Wire Services
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Eric Davis had a cancerous tumor removed from his colon last week and is expected to make a complete recovery, although follow-up treatment could keep him sidelined the rest of the season. Dr. Keith Lillemoe said last night that all the cancer in the colon was removed during last Friday's operation. The tumor, which was roughly the size of a baseball, was cut away before Lillemoe sewed the colon back together. However, doctors are discussing the possible role of chemotherapy to make sure the disease is kept in check.
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March 19, 2003 | Daily News Wire Services
Houston coach Rudy Tomjanovich has a cancerous tumor on his bladder lining that the team said will be treated without surgery. Tomjanovich, 54, was released from the hospital and was resting at home, the Rockets said yesterday. Team physician Dr. James Muntz said Tomjanovich has "transitional cell cancer of the bladder. " The coach will begin unspecified weekly treatments in 2 weeks. "Rudy's treatment options are optimistic," Muntz said following a biopsy of the bladder lining Monday by Dr. Richard Goldfarb.
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December 1, 2000 | by April Adamson, Daily News Staff Writer
For nearly an hour, Erika Berlinghof's heart stopped beating this week. While the high school senior lay on an operating table at Abington Memorial Hospital on Monday, a team of doctors performed a medical miracle. They cut out her cancer-ridden heart, repaired it with a piece of cow skin, then returned the organ to the teen's chest. Yesterday, Erika, 17, was sitting upright in a wheelchair, looking pale, her short blond hair pulled away from her delicate face. The Upper Dublin High School senior class president said it's time to focus on college.
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May 24, 2000 | FROM INQUIRER WIRE SERVICES
The Arizona Republic yesterday reported that Wayne Gretzky has agreed to take over the hockey operations of the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday, when developer Steve Ellman makes a $10 million payment to outgoing owner Richard Burke. An investment group led by Ellman last month reached a tentative agreement to buy the Coyotes for $87 million; the $10 million payment is considered a necessary step in the process of acquiring the team and hiring Gretzky. Gretzky, who retired in 1999, would be the second legendary athlete this year to join a franchise as a top executive and the second future hockey hall of famer to take over an NHL club in two years.
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November 27, 1998 | Daily News Wire Services
Joe DiMaggio remained in the intensive care unit yesterday as he recuperated from lung cancer surgery, but he had been moved to a larger room. "They switched rooms on his birthday, and now more of his family can visit at the same time," said Morris Engelberg, DiMaggio's attorney and longtime friend. The Hall of Famer was buoyed by a visit from his great granddaughters, Valerie, 9, and Vanessa, 11, on Wednesday when they marked his 84th birthday by singing "Happy Birthday. " "They delight him whenever he sees them, and they brightened his day," Engelberg said.
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March 1, 2003 | Daily News Wire Services
Bobby Bonds is undergoing chemotherapy for lung cancer, 7 months after an operation to remove a cancerous tumor from his kidney. The Contra Costa Times in California reported yesterday that the lung cancer was diagnosed during the winter. He will undergo chemotherapy for 6 months. His son, Giants slugger Barry Bonds, confirmed the news. Bobby Bonds, 56, played for the Giants and seven other teams during a 14-season major league career, hitting 332 homers. Noteworthy Twins lefthander Eric Milton will have another operation on his left knee.
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November 7, 2011
IT'S NOT UNTIL this weekend, but we're wishing all the very best for one of college basketball's coolest coaches ever, Rollie Massimino. In West Palm Beach, Fla., to lead the Northwood University Seahawks to what he hopes will be their second consecutive trip to the NAIA Final Four, he'll have a few games under his belt by Sunday, when he turns a spry 77. Coach Mass was back in town two months ago to have a cancerous tumor removed from his lung....
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August 11, 2014 | By Art Carey, For The Inquirer
Sam Rennix could be forgiven for assuming that the worst was behind him after triple-bypass surgery in 2010. Then, last summer, his throat became sore, like something was stuck in it. Unlike many men, Rennix, who lives in Springfield, Delaware County, and is manager of Wolfe Pool Supply in Narberth, doesn't hesitate to see a doctor when something's amiss with his health. Perhaps it's because he's married to an intensive-care nurse and knows all too well that procrastinating can turn a curable problem into a death sentence.
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January 30, 2009
YOU NEVER FORGET things about cancer. You don't forget the pain associated with the treatment. You don't forget the thrill of the victories that come from knowing you've won the battle for 1 more day. I was 20 years old and a semester from graduating from the University of Maryland when I passed out while running at Cole Field House during a fraternity pledge. Soon after, I discovered a tumor under my right armpit. After it was removed, I was told I had Hodgkin's disease, a type of lymphoma.
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October 5, 1998 | Daily News Wire Services
His teammates heard the good news, but phone calls just wouldn't be enough. Seven New York Yankees visited Darryl Strawberry yesterday, a day after a cancerous tumor was removed from the outfielder's colon. Righthander David Cone brought him a Yankees cap, one that has Strawberry's number 39 stitched in white on the back. "We just want to show him how much we care - and we got the job done he wanted us to do," Cone said before joining teammates Chili Davis, Joe Girardi, Derek Jeter, Tino Martinez, Andy Pettitte and Tim Raines on the trip to Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, about a mile from Yankee Stadium.
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July 1, 2016
Karen Frager and Lonnie Brown May 22, 2016, in Philadelphia Hello there Karen walked into her Uncle Keith's house one day in 1999 and found him at the kitchen table, playing cards. He introduced his opponent, Lonnie, to his niece. "We started talking, and I thought he was really mature for his age," Karen said. "She was very pretty," said Lonnie, "and had a really nice smile, which is what instantly caught my eye. " Karen and Lonnie became friends, mostly seeing each other when they hung out with Keith.
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August 11, 2014 | By Art Carey, For The Inquirer
Sam Rennix could be forgiven for assuming that the worst was behind him after triple-bypass surgery in 2010. Then, last summer, his throat became sore, like something was stuck in it. Unlike many men, Rennix, who lives in Springfield, Delaware County, and is manager of Wolfe Pool Supply in Narberth, doesn't hesitate to see a doctor when something's amiss with his health. Perhaps it's because he's married to an intensive-care nurse and knows all too well that procrastinating can turn a curable problem into a death sentence.
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September 26, 2012 | Daily News staff and wire reports
NORTH CAROLINA said basketball coach Roy Williams' surgically removed kidney tumor was not cancerous, though he will have a biopsy to ensure a second kidney tumor is also benign. In a news release Tuesday afternoon, the school said tests have determined the tumor removed last week from Williams' right kidney was an oncocytoma, which is a benign growth often indistinguishable from kidney cancer on X-rays that doesn't spread like a cancerous tumor would. Williams also has a tumor on his left kidney, but according to the school, doctors say there is "a good chance" that growth is the same as the one removed Sept.
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April 25, 2012 | By Richard Halstead, MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL
MILL VALLEY, Calif. — There was plenty of yip-yapping, tail-wagging fun going on in one particular park this month, and Sadie, Shelby, and Dilly Two-Step didn't much care that they romped on three fast legs instead of four. All manner of purebred and mutt — sleek, fuzzy, tall, and small — converged on Mill Valley Dog Park for the monthly meeting of the Northern California contingent of Tripawds, an online community for canine amputees and their owners. Cindy Sipple of Dublin, Calif., whose chocolate Labrador Ruby had her right front leg amputated in December, said, "They don't think, ‘Boy, I wish I had that other leg that I used to have.' They're so much in the moment.
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February 23, 2012 | By Christopher Toothaker, Associated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez has never been one to share decision-making authority. Now, the socialist strongman and acerbic critic of the United States may have no choice but to designate a successor. His announcement that he would go to Cuba within a week to remove a growth that he says is likely malignant could not come at a worse moment for the leader, who is working to transform Venezuela with what he calls "21st century socialism. " With a tight reelection race brewing for the president, analysts said Wednesday that Venezuela could be thrown into turmoil because Chavez has resisted grooming a successor during his 13 years in power.
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February 22, 2012
Fatal fire possibly set by accident TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - The Honduran government said Tuesday that a dropped cigarette may have set off the worst prison fire in a century as it announced that another death from the Feb. 14 blaze had brought the toll to 360. Chief prosecutor Luis Alberto Rubi told Channel 5 television that results of the initial investigation show the fire was accidental, despite earlier reports that a mattress was set ablaze...
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February 15, 2012 | DAILY NEWS WIRE REPORTS
HALL OF FAME outfielder Tony Gwynn underwent surgery yesterday to remove a new cancerous tumor inside his right cheek. Gwynn, now San Diego State's baseball coach, had previously had a malignant growth removed from the same spot in August 2010. Gwynn's wife, Alicia, told ESPN that doctors do not believe the cancer has spread outside of Gwynn's salivary gland. But she said she expected to know more after the surgery at the Moores Cancer Center at the University of California San Diego.
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November 7, 2011
IT'S NOT UNTIL this weekend, but we're wishing all the very best for one of college basketball's coolest coaches ever, Rollie Massimino. In West Palm Beach, Fla., to lead the Northwood University Seahawks to what he hopes will be their second consecutive trip to the NAIA Final Four, he'll have a few games under his belt by Sunday, when he turns a spry 77. Coach Mass was back in town two months ago to have a cancerous tumor removed from his lung....
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July 5, 2011 | Associated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela - Hugo Chavez's surprise return from Cuba after cancer treatment was a classic maneuver for a president who excels at showmanship. It's also likely to give him a political boost as supporters rally around their ailing leader. The 56-year-old president projected a strong, vibrant image as he stepped off a plane early yesterday. Smiling, he hugged his vice president. "It's the beginning of my return!" he declared. Hours later, he rallied thousands of supporters from a balcony of the presidential palace, telling them: "We will also win this battle for life.
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January 21, 2011 | By John Timpane, Inquirer Staff Writer
Reynolds Price, 77, poet, novelist, biblical scholar, and linguist, died Thursday after a heart attack Sunday. While compiling an impressive list of literary achievements, he served for more than 50 years as a professor of English at Duke University - although, when he began, he thought it would be for only three years. Born in Macon, N.C., Mr. Price graduated summa cum laude from Duke, was a Rhodes scholar, and studied at Merton College, Oxford, with teachers such as W.H. Auden. He returned to the United States and got, to his disappointment, a three-year terminal position at Duke, in Durham, N.C., in 1958.
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