Bonnie Franklin and Valerie Bertinelli's friendship went back 40 years from the time they co-starred on One Day at a Time together, so it is no surprise that Valerie was heartbroken to hear the news of Bonnie's death today as a result of complications involving pancreatic cancer.
In response to the 69-year-old's passing, Valerie said:
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Oh no! This is absolutely awful!
Wilko Johnson, an actor on Game Of Thrones has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It's terminal.
We feel so bad for him!
Wilko played Ilyn Payne on the first two seasons of the ahmayzing series.
His manager said:
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She was a pioneer in the truest sense of the word.
Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, has died at 61.
She struggled with pancreatic cancer for nearly a year-and-a-half but she was a woman used to facing adversity.
NASA exists within an interesting overlap between
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Yay! Science has just given cancer patients an awesome Christmas present in the form of a vaccine proven to shrink cancerous tumors in mice by up to 80 percent.
Although it has only been demonstrated to be effective against similar mouse versions of breast and pancreatic tumors, researchers believe it can work for other types as well, including colorectal and ovarian cancers and multiple myeloma.
This is a breakthrough in cancer research that has been decades in the making. Sandra Gendler, a professor at the Mayo Clinic which partnered with the University of Georgia to develop the vaccine, said:
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Barbara Orbison, the widow of Roy Orbison, died at the age of 60 yesterday in Los Angeles after losing her battle with pancreatic cancer - 23 years to the day her husband died in Tennessee.
In honor of the loss, the late singer's official website features he quote of his regarding her:
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What a tough decision.
Walter Isaacson, the biographer with whom Steve Jobs trusted his life story with, was told by Jobs himself that he refused life-saving surgery on his pancreatic cancer.
Jobs instead tried alternative therapies, which he later regretted.
Talking about his upcoming book Steve Jobs, Isaacson says:
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He may be gone, but his legacy will live on forever.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at 56 earlier in the week, was put to rest and buried yesterday after an extremely private funeral service.
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