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  • 29/06/2014 | Argentina

    BA City Mayor’s sister dies at 53

    Sandra Macri, BA City Mayor Mauricio Macri’s sister, died last night at 53, after a long battle against cancer, local media reported.

  • 27/12/2011 | Argentina

    CFK to undergo cancer surgery

  • 07/01/2012 | Argentina

    CFK could resume activities 'sooner than expected', specialist

    Dr Mario Burno, former chief of Oncology at Alvarez hospital, spoke to Ambito.com and assured the Head of State could resume her activities sooner than January 24th, considering the fact that the presence of cancer cells in her thyroid glands was ruled out by medicals tests and an iodine radiologic treatment won't be necessary, as presidential spokesman Afredo Scoccimarro announced today.

  • 08/01/2013 | Argentina

    Government confirms CFK will visit Chávez in Cuba

    The national government confirmed today that Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will travel to Cuba this week, where she will likely visit Hugo Chávez, although she is also expected to take part in a ‘virtual assumption’ ceremony for the leader in Caracas on Thursday.

  • 14/05/2014 | World

    British teenage cancer sufferer dies after raising millions for charity

    A British teenage cancer sufferer who raised more than 3 million pounds ($5 million) for charity after his fund-raising campaign went viral on social media has died, his family said today.

  • 03/09/2014 | World

    Bernard Madoff's son Andrew dies at 48

    Andrew Madoff, Bernard Madoff's son, has died after a long battle with cancer, his attorney Martin Flumenbaum confirmed.

  • 23/07/2012 | World

    Sally Ride, first US woman in space, dies at 61

    Sally Ride, the first US woman to travel into space, died after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, according to her organization, Sally Ride Science. She was 61.

  • 19/09/2012 | World

    Cancers on the rise in pregnant women

    The number of pregnant women diagnosed with cancer has increased over the past couple of decades, according to an Australian study that said it was perhaps due in part to the older age of expectant mothers as well as better cancer detection methods.

  • 06/03/2013 | World

    US rejects Venezuela's 'cancer plot'

    The United States considered "absurd" the recent accusations made by Venezuela’s Vice President Nicolás Maduro, who denounced that late president Hugo Chávez was infected with cancer by “imperialist enemies."

  • 02/01/2012 | World

    Some girls overestimate HPV vaccine protection

    Some adolescent girls who get the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer wrongly think they no longer need to practice safe sex, US researchers said.

  • 05/03/2012 | World

    Internists echo call for colon cancer screening

    Most adults should get regularly screened for colon cancer between age 50 and 75, according to internal medicine doctors, with the time between screenings dependant on what method is used to check for early signs of cancer.

  • 09/03/2012 | World

    Coke, Pepsi make changes to avoid cancer warning

    Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo Inc are making changes to the production of an ingredient in their namesake colas to avoid the need to label the packages with a cancer warning.

  • 20/10/2011 | World

    Jobs refused early surgery for cancer - biographer

    Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs refused potentially life-saving cancer surgery for nine months, shrugging off protests from his family and opting instead for alternative medicine, according to the tech visionary's biographer.

  • 14/11/2011 | World

    Brain scan study finds evidence of 'chemo brain'

    Women who survive breast cancer after undergoing chemotherapy may also have to contend with impairments in attention, memory and planning skills, US researchers said.

  • 23/12/2011 | World

    French breast implant boss wanted by Interpol

    The founder of a French firm at the centre of a global breast implants scare is wanted by Costa Rica, according to a notice posted on the website of the international police agency Interpol.

  • 09/05/2011 | World

    Berlusconi, at trial, calls magistrates 'cancer'

    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi branded magistrates "a cancer of democracy" as he attended a hearing in one of the four trials he faces.

  • 04/07/2011 | World

    Evidence 'increasingly against' phone cancer risk

    Despite a recent move to classify mobile phones as possibly carcinogenic, the scientific evidence increasingly points away from a link between their use and brain tumors, according to a new study.

  • 10/08/2011 | World

    Gene therapy shown to destroy leukemia tumours

    Scientists for the first time have used gene therapy to successfully destroy cancer tumours in patients with advanced disease -- a goal that has taken 20 years to achieve.

  • 20/01/2011 | World

    Genes map study finds clues to pancreatic cancer

    Experts in the genetics of cancer said they have found out why some people can live for years with the same kind of rare pancreatic cancer that affects Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

  • 28/01/2011 | World

    Starting HRT early raises breast cancer risk, study

    Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as they begin to go through menopause have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who start taking the drugs later, researchers reported.

  • 23/03/2011 | World

    Genome study brings blood cancer into sharp focus

    Scientists have mapped out the full genetic code of 38 people with multiple myeloma, uncovering never-before suspected genes that play a role in the blood cancer and showing that a promising new drug might help.

  • 12/03/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuela to probe Chavez cancer 'poisoning' accusation

    Venezuela will set up a formal inquiry into suspicions that the late President Hugo Chávez's cancer was the result of poisoning by his enemies abroad, the government said.

  • 15/03/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuelans flood streets for Chávez coffin parade

    Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans were on the streets again today at a funeral parade for Hugo Chávez amid opposition protests that the government was exploiting his death to win the election.

  • 26/04/2013 | Latin America

    Latin America threatened by mounting cancer epidemic: study

    Latin America's growing prosperity is fueling a cancer epidemic that threatens to overwhelm the region unless governments take urgent preventive action, a study warned.

  • 06/03/2013 | Latin America

    Hugo Chávez's losing battle against cancer

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez died after his battle with cancer, ending the socialist leader's extraordinary 14-year rule of the OPEC nation.

  • 07/03/2013 | Latin America

    Chávez's last words: 'Please don't let me die'

    President Hugo Chávez died of a massive heart attack after great suffering and inaudibly mouthed his desire to live, the head of Venezuela's presidential guard said.

  • 05/03/2013 | Latin America

    Factbox: Chávez, 14 years in power

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez died today after his battle with cancer, ending the socialist leader's extraordinary 14-year rule of the OPEC nation.

  • 05/03/2013 | Latin America

    Hugo Chávez's life in pictures

  • 05/03/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuela opposition leader urges unity, offers condolences

    Opposition leader Henrique Capriles called for unity among Venezuelans and offered condolences to Hugo Chávez's family and supporters after the president's death today.

  • 04/03/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuela says Chávez's breathing problems have worsened

    President Hugo Chávez's breathing problems have worsened and the socialist leader is suffering a new, severe respiratory infection after cancer surgery in Cuba, Venezuela's government said today.

  • 05/03/2013 | Latin America

    Chávez 'in God’s hands,' daughter tweets

    “We are still holding on to God”, María Gabriela Chávez, one of Hugo Chávez’s daughters, tweeted as she welcomed messages of solidarity and support to the president of Venezuela, who is struggling to recover from cancer surgery.

  • 05/03/2013 | Latin America

    Supporters of Chávez devastated by his health setback

    Venezuela's political and military leaders gathered at the presidential palace and supporters wept after the government said President Hugo Chávez suffered a serious setback in his battle against cancer.

  • 23/02/2013 | Latin America

    Maduro says Chávez gives written orders

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez remains breathing through a tracheal tube and communicates via written messages, ordering government's decisions from the hospital in Caracas, Vice-President Nicolás Maduro reported today.

  • 02/03/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chavez undergoing 'tough' chemotherapy

    Venezuela's ailing President Hugo Chavez has been undergoing "tougher" new treatment for cancer including chemotherapy at the military hospital where he has been for the last two weeks, his vice-president said.

  • 03/03/2013 | Latin America

    'Chávez in good spirits though ups and downs,' Bolivia's Morales

    Bolivian president, Evo Morales, says his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chávez, is in stable conditions but still suffering from ups and downs in his recovery from a fourth round of surgery for cancer.

  • 15/01/2013 | Latin America

    Maduro stands in for Venezuela's ailing Chávez in key speech

    Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro gave a brief state of the nation address today in place of his ailing boss, Hugo Chávez, who has not been seen in public since going to Cuba for cancer surgery more than a month ago.

  • 16/01/2013 | Latin America

    'Talk to us,' Venezuela's Capriles urges Chávez

    Venezuela's opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, called today for a proof of life from ailing President Hugo Chávez who has not been seen since cancer surgery in Cuba five weeks ago.

  • 13/02/2013 | Latin America

    VP says Venezuela's Chávez having 'alternative' cancer treatment

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is undergoing "complex" alternative treatments more than two months after having cancer surgery in Cuba, his vice president said.

  • 01/01/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuelan VP says Chávez 'absolutely aware of his situation'

    Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro stated during an interview that President Hugo Chávez is "aware of the complex situation he is going through," and blasted the press over the rumours about of his condition.

  • 04/01/2013 | Latin America

    Chávez swearing-in can be delayed, Venezuelan VP says

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's formal swearing-in for a new six-year term scheduled for Jan. 10 can be postponed if he is unable to attend due to his struggle to recover from cancer surgery, his vice-president said today.

  • 09/01/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuela court endorses Chávez inauguration delay

    Venezuela's top court endorsed the postponement of Hugo Chavez's inauguration this week and ruled that the cancer-stricken president remained the South American OPEC nation's leader.

  • 18/12/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez stable after respiratory infection, gov't says

    Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez is in "stable" condition in Cuba after being treated for a respiratory infection following cancer surgery a week ago, the government said today.

  • 20/12/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez 'awake' and 'in good conditions'

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is conscious and recovering a week after a cancer surgery he underwent in Cuba, and "in good conditions" after suffering a respiratory infection, according to Vice-President Nicolás Maduro.

  • 28/12/2012 | Latin America

    Colombian president has urinary infection, at no risk

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who underwent cancer surgery in October, is suffering from a urinary infection but there is no risk to his overall health, his office said today.

  • 13/12/2012 | Latin America

    Chavez's condition improves after suffering complication from surgery

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suffered bleeding as a result of a six-hour operation in Cuba meant to treat a third bout of cancer, the government said.

  • 14/12/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez in satisfactory condition

    Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez is recovering "satisfactorily" from his cancer surgery in Cuba although the process remains slow, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said today.

  • 15/12/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez has 'full intellectual capacity' after surgery

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has recovered "full intellectual capacity" after a six-hour cancer operation in Cuba this week, an official said today, but offered few details on the socialist firebrand's physical condition.

  • 07/12/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez back from Cuba medical treatment

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez returned from Cuba today following cancer-related medical treatment, walking and joking at the airport in a first public appearance in three weeks that quashed rumors he might have been at death's door.

  • 10/12/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez arrives in Cuba for surgery, vows 'I'll be back'

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez flew to Cuba early today for cancer surgery, vowing to return quickly despite admitting the disease could curb his 14-year rule of the South American nation.

  • 12/12/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez 'in stable condition' after operation

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is in stable condition after his cancer operation in Cuba, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said today.

  • 04/10/2012 | Latin America

    Colombian president says doing well after cancer surgery

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos made his first public appearance after prostate cancer surgery and said he was fine and working from his hospital room.

  • 06/10/2012 | Latin America

    Colombian president leaves hospital after cancer surgery

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was released from a hospital today and said he was "totally cured" after successful surgery for prostate cancer that had not spread beyond the gland.

  • 29/11/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's VP says Chávez doing well in Cuba

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is doing well as he receives medical treatment in Cuba, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said today, despite a two-week absence from public view that has raised fresh doubts about his health.

  • 01/10/2012 | Latin America

    Colombian president to undergo prostate cancer surgery

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that he would undergo surgery for prostate cancer this week but that the tumor was minor and non-aggressive.

  • 02/10/2012 | Latin America

    Colombia's Santos to spend 2-3 days in hospital after cancer surgery

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will spend two or three days in the hospital after surgery for non-aggressive prostate cancer, his doctor said, a day before the 61-year-old was scheduled for the operation.

  • 03/10/2012 | Latin America

    Colombia's Santos recovering from successful cancer surgery

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' surgery for non-aggressive prostate cancer was successful and the 61-year-old is recovering in the hospital, his medical team said.

  • 14/06/2012 | Latin America

    Former Brazilian President Lula hospitalized

    Brazilian former president Luis Inácio Lula da Silva was hospitalized overnight for a check up and to remove a catheter at Sao Paulo’s state of the art Sirio-Libanes Hospital.

  • 19/06/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez has 16-point lead in latest Venezuela poll

    Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has a 16-percentage-point lead over opposition candidate Henrique Capriles ahead of an election in October, a new opinion poll showed today.

  • 09/07/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez says 'totally free' of cancer

    President Hugo Chávez said he was fully recovered from cancer three months before Venezuela's election, where he is seeking to win another six-year term.

  • 01/06/2012 | Latin America

    Lula to run for president if Dilma rules out reelection

    Brazil's ex President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva admitted during a television interview that he will be presidential candidate in the 2014 elections if current Head of State Dilma Rousseff does not run for re-election.

  • 09/06/2012 | Latin America

    Chavez says tests show him in good health

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said today medical tests following his cancer treatment show he is in good health, but provided few additional details about an illness that has become an obsession in the OPEC nation.

  • 11/06/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez stages cancer-comeback rally

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez led his biggest rally since he was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, seeking to stage a show of strength as he heads into a re-election campaign to extend his 13 years of socialist rule.

  • 26/04/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez back from Cuba after cancer treatment

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has returned home after 11 days of cancer treatment in Cuba as the state television showed images of the Head of State chatting with his vice president and other aides after arriving at Caracas' international airport early today.

  • 07/05/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez breaks silence, says governing Venezuela

    President Hugo Chávez broke a week-long silence to deny he had left Venezuela rudderless during his cancer treatment in Cuba and to promise a resounding re-election win in October.

  • 18/05/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez breaks silence with phone call

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez ended a weeklong silence after his latest cancer treatment with a call to state television, singing a folk song and vowing to deepen his self-styled socialist "revolution."

  • 06/04/2012 | Latin America

    Reflective Chavez weeps at Mass, asks for God’s help

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wept and asked God to spare his life during a pre-Easter Mass after returning from his latest session of cancer treatment in Cuba. Chavez has undergone three operations in less than a year, and received two sessions of radiation treatment.

  • 23/04/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez calls home to squash death rumors

    A healthy-sounding President Hugo Chávez called Venezuelan state television from Cuba to dispel rumors fanned by a nine-day silence that he had died undergoing cancer treatment at a hospital in Havana.

  • 24/04/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez 'alive and kicking' in Cuba, pictures released

    Photos released by the Venezuelan government showed Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez wearing a track suit and strolling in a garden in Havana with Foreign Minister Nicolás Maduro, playing bowls with his brother, Adán, and kissing a crucifix as he hugged his daughter, María Gabriela.

  • 18/03/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuelans flock to columnist for news on Chavez cancer

    Some Venezuelans cannot get enough of Nelson Bocaranda, a mild-mannered radio reporter and gossip columnist who has been dishing up inside information on President Hugo Chavez’s cancer.

  • 29/03/2012 | Latin America

    Chavez back in Venezuela after radiation therapy

    President Hugo Chavez returned home to Venezuela today after a first session of radiation treatment in Cuba that he hopes will cure his cancer and allow him to win a new six-year term in October.

  • 05/04/2012 | Latin America

    Chavez back in Venezuela after treatment in Cuba

    President Hugo Chavez returned home to Venezuela today after his latest session of cancer treatment in Cuba, as he aims to fight off the illness and win a new six-year term in an October election.

  • 04/03/2012 | Latin America

    Chavez faces more cancer treatment before Venezuela vote

    President Hugo Chavez said he will need radiation treatment for cancer in the run-up to Venezuela's October presidential poll, though he insisted there was no metastasis after the removal of another tumor. 

  • 07/03/2012 | Latin America

    Colombia says Chávez will head home early next week

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez will return home next week from Cuba where he is recovering from surgery to remove a cancerous tumor.

  • 16/03/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez returns to Venezuela from Cuba after surgery

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez flew home after cancer surgery in Cuba that will require him to have radiation therapy ahead of October's re-election bid.

  • 24/02/2012 | Latin America

    Emotional Chávez heads for surgery in Cuba

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez bade an emotional farewell to anxious supporters on Friday en route to Cuba for new cancer surgery, vowing to return for victory in the October election.

  • 28/02/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela says Chávez's lesion 'completely' removed

    Surgeons "completely" removed a lesion from Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's pelvis and the socialist leader is in good physical condition after the operation in Cuba, Venezuela's vice president said on.

  • 01/03/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez 'working' after Cuba operation

    Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez is back working on government affairs from Cuba after a successful operation for his suspected recurrence of cancer, allies said.

  • 21/02/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez to undergo another operation

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said he will have to undergo another operation after doctors found a 2-centimeter lesion in his pelvis during medical tests in Cuba.

  • 22/02/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez surgery rocks Venezuela ahead of election

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's imminent departure for more cancer surgery in Cuba has thrown his re-election campaign into uncertainty and once again shaken the socialist leader's passionate supporters.

  • 23/02/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez goes to Cuba on Friday for cancer surgery

    Venezuela's ailing socialist leader, Hugo Chávez, will fly to Cuba on Friday for an unknown period to undergo new cancer surgery that has shaken the South American nation before an October presidential election.

  • 12/12/2011 | Latin America

    Brazil's Lula is beating cancer, doctors say

    Doctors in charge of throat cancer treatment for former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called his response to chemotherapy "impressive" and said the tumor in his larynx had shrunk by 75 percent in size.

  • 28/12/2011 | Latin America

    Chávez says US developed way to give LatAm leaders cancer

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez speculated that the United States might have developed a way to give Latin American leaders cancer, after Argentina's Head of State Cristina Fernández de Kirchner joined the list of presidents diagnosed with the disease.

  • 08/02/2012 | Latin America

    News Lula is cured of cancer raises expectations in Brazil

    A piece of news in a Brazilian website today caused a wave of reactions and raised expectations when it declared sources close to the medical team treating former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio 'Lula' da Silva for a throat cancer said he free of the disease.

  • 22/10/2011 | Latin America

    Doctors quash claims that Chávez will die in 2 years

    Physicians treating Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez disputed today claims made by a former doctor of the socialist leader that he would die within two years from his undisclosed cancer.

  • 31/10/2011 | Latin America

    Brazil's Lula starts cancer therapy, doctors upbeat

    Brazil's popular former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva started chemotherapy treatment for throat cancer today, with his doctors voicing confidence in his chances of being cured within four months.

  • 31/10/2011 | Latin America

    Lula´s cancer treatment divides Brazilians

    By Gabriela Antunes
    As Lula starts his chemotherapy today at the state of the art hospital Sirio Libanes in Sao Paulo controversy hit Brazilian media and social networks. While Brazilians digested the news of Lula’s larynx cancer on Saturday, a debate emerged as whether he should or not be treated in a public hospital run by the State’s health system, the infamous SUS.

  • 06/08/2011 | Latin America

    Chávez to return to Cuba for more chemotherapy

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said he will return to Cuba for a second session of chemotherapy to treat a cancer that has forced him to slow his pace ahead of a re-election bid next year.

  • 02/09/2011 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez finishes third chemo session

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez ended a third round of chemotherapy, saying he "couldn't feel better" as he led a caravan to the presidential palace cheered on by thousands of supporters.

  • 19/10/2011 | Latin America

    Chávez plans 'thanksgiving' after Cuba cancer tests

    Venezuela's convalescing President Hugo Chávez said he would be home on Thursday for a thanksgiving ceremony at a religious shrine after checks in Cuba following cancer treatment.

  • 22/07/2011 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chavez says first chemo successful

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his first phase of chemotherapy treatment for cancer was successful, and he is preparing for a second phase to eliminate the risk of malignant cells.

  • 25/07/2011 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez will run for re-election in 2012

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez will seek another six-term in an election next year despite recovering from cancer surgery, he said in an interview with state newspaper Correo del Orinoco.

  • 29/07/2011 | Latin America

    Doctor says no sign cancer is back for Paraguay's Lugo

    Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo's lymphatic cancer is still in remission, one of his doctors said, a day after the leader cancelled a trip to Peru and went to Brazil early for routine medical tests.

  • 14/07/2011 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez to get cancer treatment in Brazil

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez will travel to Brazil for cancer treatment, a Brazilian government source told reporters, following his return home after an operation in Cuba.

  • 16/07/2011 | Latin America

    Venezuela's ailing Chávez delegates some powers

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez delegated some powers to his vice president and finance minister, hours before a planned departure to Cuba for cancer treatment.

  • 20/07/2011 | Latin America

    Chávez softens on opposition prisoners

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, humbled by a cancer that has upended the OPEC nation's politics, has set clemency proceedings in motion for convicted opposition activists suffering from health problems.

  • 04/07/2011 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chavez vows to win health battle

    Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said on Monday he had to submit to "strict" medical treatment but would win the battle to regain his health after an operation in Cuba for a cancerous tumor .

  • 04/07/2011 | Latin America

    Back in Venezuela, Chavez vows to win cancer battle

    Venezuela's ever-theatrical President Hugo Chavez made a surprise homecoming after cancer surgery in Cuba, thrilling supporters and saying he would win the battle to regain his health.

  • 05/07/2011 | Latin America

    Venezuela celebrates independence with Chávez home

    Venezuela celebrated the 200th anniversary of its independence with President Hugo Chávez back in his palace after a triumphant return from cancer surgery in Cuba that has left him weakened but defiant.

  • 22/12/2012 | Sports

    Messi ends 2012 with another goal as Barça march on

    Unbeaten La Liga leaders Barcelona continued their record-breaking start to the season when Lionel Messi struck his 91st goal of 2012 in a 3-1 win at Real Valladolid.

  • 26/04/2014 | Sports

    Football world, fans react to Tito Vilanova's death

    “All of us who shared Barcelona’s locker room with Tito are deeply affected, considering what he gave us as a person and as a professional,” Barcelona star Lionel Messi said in a statement. “I, personally, will always hold dear the things he shared and went through with me, which I will never forget.”

  • 29/12/2011 | Sports

    Messi well wishes CFK through letter

    Barcelona FC‘s star Lionel Messi and his family sent an emotional letter to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner wishing for "a prompt recovery" after it came to light the leader will undergo thyroid cancer surgery.

  • 25/06/2012 | Sports

    Betis defender Roqué dies of cancer

    Miquel Roqué Farrero, a Real Betis defender who started out in Barcelona's youth ranks and had a stint at Liverpool, has died of cancer at the age of 23, Betis said.

  • 19/12/2012 | Sports

    Barca coach Vilanova suffers cancer relapse

    Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has suffered a relapse on the cancer in his saliva glands, Spanish media reported citing sources at the club.

  • 07/05/2011 | Sports

    Golf legend Severiano Ballesteros dies, aged 54

    Seve Ballesteros, one of golf's greatest and most charismatic players, died today at the age of 54 following a long battle with cancer, his family said.

  • 07/05/2011 | Sports

    Reactions to the death of Seve Ballesteros

    Tributes to golfing great and five-times major winner Seve Ballesteros, who died after a long battle with cancer.

  • 05/11/2011 | Sports

    Former boxer, Joe Frazier severely ill with cancer

    Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier, who earned boxing immortality after three epic fights with Muhammad Ali, is in hospice care with liver cancer, his manager said today.

  • 28/02/2013 | Arts and Media

    Singer Anastacia diagnosed with breast cancer again

    US singer Anastacia has been diagnosed with breast cancer having successfully battled the disease in 2003, she said in a statement posted on her Facebook page.

  • 07/07/2013 | Arts and Media

    British TV presenter Michael Parkinson says he has cancer

    Veteran British chat show host Michael Parkinson has revealed that he has prostate cancer, but said he was living a normal life and hoped to make a full recovery.

  • 22/11/2013 | Arts and Media

    Actor Hugh Jackman reveals skin cancer scare on Instagram

    Australian actor Hugh Jackman said that he had a skin cancer scare when doctors diagnosed a mark on his nose as cancerous cells.

  • 17/05/2012 | Arts and Media

    Disco queen Donna Summer dies at 63

    One of the original soul and disco divas, singer Donna Summer, has died today at the age of 63.

  • 23/07/2012 | Arts and Media

    Actress and theatre director Alicia Zanca dies

    Recognized for her active role in the Buenos Aires theatre scene, as well as having participated in dozens of movies and television shows, actress Alicia Zanca died after losing her battle against cancer, her press agent Alejandra Benevento informed today.

  • 08/11/2012 | Arts and Media

    'Dancing' co-host Brooke Burke has thyroid cancer

    "Dancing with the Stars" co-host Brooke Burke said that she has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer and will need surgery.

  • 10/03/2012 | Arts and Media

    French comic-book artist "Moebius" dies

    French comic-book artist Jean Giraud, alias "Moebius", best known in France for his gritty Wild West character "Blueberry", has died at the age of 73 after a battle with cancer, his publisher said today.

  • 28/03/2012 | Arts and Media

    Singer Robin Gibb has surgery, cancels commitments

    Singer Robin Gibb, who spoke last month of making a "spectacular" recovery from cancer, has had further surgery, according to a statement released to the British media on Wednesday.

  • 04/05/2012 | Arts and Media

    Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch dies, 47

    Adam Yauch, a founding member of pioneering hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has died at age 47 after treatment for cancer, according to media reports.

  • 03/02/2012 | Arts and Media

    Bee Gee Robin Gibb makes 'spectacular' recovery

    Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb said he had made a "spectacular" recovery from a serious illness, which was widely reported to be cancer.

  • 08/02/2012 | Arts and Media

    Luis Alberto Spinetta dies at 62

  • 09/02/2012 | Arts and Media

    Argentine actor Oscar Núñez dies aged 83

    Actor Oscar Núñez, who appeared on television as well as national cinema, has died at the age of 83. The actor, who starred in the Argentine classic ‘Nueve Reinas,’ had been battling cancer.

  • 04/08/2011 | Arts and Media

    Grease star Annette Charles dies at 63

    Actress Annette Charles died last night at her residence in Los Angeles, California at 63 years old. She played Cha Cha Di Gregorio in the musical “Grease” (1978).

  • 29/11/2011 | Arts and Media

    Ten years without George Harrison

    Ten years after the death of George Harrison, the re-release of his music and the portrait through film documentary made by one of his most illustrated fans, filmmaker Martin Scorsese, has brought one of the most enigmatic Beatles out of the grand shadow of Lennon and McCartney.

  • 23/12/2011 | Arts and Media

    Spinetta unveils health conditions via a letter

    Musician Luis Alberto Spinetta confirmed through a letter that he has “lung cancer,” but assured he is in good conditions “in the midst of a treatment towards the definite healing.”

  • 03/01/2011 | Arts and Media

    Actor Pete Postlethwaite dies

    Pete Postlethwaite, the Oscar-nominated British actor, has died, a spokesman said on Monday. He was 64. He died in hospital in Shropshire, western England, after suffering from cancer.

  • 15/01/2011 | Arts and Media

    Susannah York dies aged 72

    British actress Susannah York, one of the most memorable film faces of the 1960s, has died from cancer aged 72, British media reported late.

  • 30/03/2011 | Arts and Media

    Aniston, Moore to direct short films on breast cancer

    Actresses Jennifer Aniston and Demi Moore and singer Alicia Keys will each direct a short film about breast cancer for cable television network Lifetime.

  • 30/06/2011 | Multimedia

    Venezuela's Chávez says was treated for cancer

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said he had undergone a successful operation in Cuba to extract cancerous cells and was on the road to full recovery.


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