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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford To Undergo Chemotherapy To Treat Rare And Aggressive Cancer

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has had a rough life lately.

He's dealt with substance abuse problems, seriously negative media portrayals and now something worse than it all:

Cancer.

Rob Ford was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive type of malignant tumor. No matter how he's handled his time in public office, that's so awful!

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News Anchor Takes Moment On Air To Announce He Only Has Months To Live! His Strength Is Incredible!

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Dave Benton is a TV news anchor in Illinois and he's been fighting brain cancer.

Sadly, his doctors told him his brain tumor had grown too large for radiation or surgery: He only has months left to live.

So during a newscast, he broke the news to the viewers he had been with for years, saying he's staying strong and even trying a new treatment.

The treatment isn't about

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Pianist Loses Both Hands, Then Receives Double Hand Transplant… Guess What He Can Do Now!!

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man lost hadn playing paino againRichard Mangino is a Massachusetts man who lost both his arms and legs to an infection back in 2002.

He's now the world's first recipient of a successful double hand transplant!

The operation went down three years ago when a team of 40 doctors spent 12 hours giving him a donated pair of hands from a man who died of a brain hemorrhage.

Now that he has the hands, he's been getting used to them, gaining more mobility and sensation every day.

The best part?

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Doctors Make A Heartbreaking Announcement: HIV Is Back In The Baby Thought To Have Been Cured

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Health officials thought that they had cured an almost 4-year-old girl who had been born with HIV. But this week, doctors discovered detectable levels of the virus again.

The child, known only as “The Mississippi Baby,” had been off of anti-retroviral therapy for more than two years. Specialists broke the news about the HIV’s resurgence at a press conference yesterday.

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infection Diseases spoke at the briefing and explained:

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This Man Voluntarily Amputated His Foot! He's Not Crazy, And His Reason Might Have You Making The Same Decision In His Place!

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man losing foot goes through bucket list firstJoseph Pleban, 23, absolutely loves sports.

You name it, he's probably played it. Extreme sports and regular ones, it doesn't matter, he loves to be active.

So you can imagine how awful it must've been when doctors told him he had a rare bone and joint disease (pigmented villonodular synovitis), and that he'd have non-cancerous tumors causing pain and arthritis in his ankle for the rest of his life.

He had two options: fuse the ankle and endure a lifetime of surgeries or amputate it.

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