Rabbi Sacks, former chief rabbi of England, diagnosed with cancer
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of Great Britain, was recently diagnosed with cancer, a spokesperson for his office announced on Thursday.Rabbi Sacks will be stepping back from his work for a short period of time to focus on his treatment. Rabbi Sacks' office notes that he is looking to get back into the swing of things as soon as possible."Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks has been recently diagnosed with cancer and is currently undergoing treatment to aid his recovery," a spokesperson for Sack's office said.For those who wish include Rabbi Sacks in their prayers, his Hebrew name is...
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To Dr Miti, treating cancer was a calling
Working with cancer patients could make or break you because the pain is real, the suffering is tangible and the sights could at times be gory, yet a breakthrough or victory is worth beholding.Whatever the sight, Dr David Miti, a cancer medical officer at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) in Mulago, Kampala, is glad to work here and his best experience was actually joining the institute because he had always wanted a career in oncology.“I picked the interest in medical school to get into the field of oncology because cancer cases are on the rise, yet the doctors are not as many. Besides, the f...
Normani has revealed her mum's cancer has returned
Normani has revealed her mother's cancer has returned.The 24-year-old singer's mum Andrea Hamilton took to Instagram over the weekend as she shared a picture of a rosary with a defiant caption about once again battling the disease.She wrote: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. I did it once and I'll do it again! #CancerWho (sic)"The former Fifth Harmony star added some words of encouragement underneath her mother's photo, describing Andrea as her "warrior" and the "strongest woman" she knows.She also reshared her mum's post, adding: "We got this mommy."Taking to Twitter, sh...
Rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies after long battle with cancer
LOS ANGELES: Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose group is considered one of the greatest rock bands of all time, died on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer, his son announced.“I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning,” Wolf Van Halen wrote in a message on Twitter with a picture of the rocker who was 65.“He was the best father I could ever ask for,” he added. “Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift.“My heart is broken and I don’t think I’ll ever fully r...
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Rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies after long battle with cancer
Los Angeles (AFP) - Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose group is considered one of the greatest rock bands of all time, died on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer, his son announced."I can't believe I'm having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning," Wolf Van Halen wrote in a message on Twitter with a picture of the rocker who was 65."He was the best father I could ever ask for," he added. "Every moment I've shared with him on and off stage was a gift."My heart is broken and I don't think I'll ever ...
Spike Lee: 'I never knew Chadwick Boseman was battling cancer during Da 5 Bloods shoot'
Like many people, the filmmaker was shocked when Boseman lost his life at the end of August (20), just a few months after Da 5 Bloods was released on Netflix, and now he reveals the Black Panther star gave no indication he was terminally ill during the shoot."I didn’t know Chad was sick," Spike tells Variety. "He did not look well, but my mind never took that he had cancer."It was a very strenuous shoot. I mean, we all didn’t get to Vietnam until the end of the movie at Ho Chi Minh City. But that other stuff, the jungle stuff, was shot in Thailand. It was 100 degrees every day. It was also, at...
Guitar legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer aged 65
Eddie Van Halen, the guitarist of hard-rock band Van Halen, died on Tuesday at the age of 65, his son announced."I can't believe I'm having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning," Wolfgang Van Halen wrote on Twitter."He was the best father I could ever ask for ... My heart is broken and I don't think I'll ever fully recover from this loss," the statement continued.Van Halen founded the eponymous band, one of the most popular rock acts ever, with his brother Alex.Their 1984 song "Jump" became an international chart...
Cardinals Hall of Famer Bob Gibson dies at 84 after bout with cancer
ST. LOUIS — By almost any account, Stan Musial was considered the greatest Cardinals player. By the same accounts, Bob Gibson, who died at age 84 Friday night in Omaha, Neb., under hospice care after fighting pancreatic cancer for more than a year, was considered the franchise’s greatest pitcher.Gibson was the Cardinals’ second National Baseball Hall of Famer to die in the past month. His longtime teammate, Lou Brock, died at age 81 on Sept. 6. Gibson’s death came on the 52nd anniversary of perhaps his greatest game, a record 17-strikeout performance in Game 1 of the 1968 World Series.Gibson, ...
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Why embracing WHO 90-70-90 target crucial to eliminating cervical cancer in Nigeria
Despite being a preventable disease, the burden of cervical cancer is rapidly growing in Nigeria. This life-threatening illness has continued to claim women’s lives, taken substantial toll on their health and monetary resources because of lack of access to affordable treatment, and continuous decline in the uptake of life-saving vaccines.The increase in the incidence of the disease is due to key factors which include limited vaccination of girls against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), inadequate information on cervical cancer screening programmes for early detection as well as untreated early can...
Former FlyToMoon player Flow succumbs to cancer at age 25
It is a sad day in Dota 2.
Dota 2 pro Alexander "Flow" Sazonov has passed away.According to Russian caster Vitalii Nikolaevich "v1lat" Volochai, the offlaner succumbed to cancer after a prolonged battle with the disease. He was 25 years old.The news was revealed by v1lat on Twitter.Maincast confirmed the news not long after.“Flow passed away this morning. The player has been fighting cancer for several years. Maincast Studio sends its condolences to the family and friends of Alexander,” the statement said.A number of fans and members of the professional scene took to social media to express their sadness over the news.F...