Governor Jerry Brown has cancer.
According to a press release from his office on Wednesday, California's oldest sitting governor was just diagnosed with prostate cancer.
He is beginning treatment immediately, presumably radiation, though his office did not release that information. UCSF oncologist Dr. Eric Small says:
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You. Shall not. Pass.
Seriously, Sir Ian McKellen, you're too darn friendly and talented and charming and totally awesome as Gandalf the Grey to ever pass!
The 73 year-old British icon revealed sad news recently: he has prostate cancer!
And the X-Men/Lord of the Rings has battled it for the better part of a decade!
Thankfully, the man is a trooper and he wont let the terrifying C-word get him down!
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Sir Ian McKellen has been living with prostate cancer for several years now!!
If he actively has cancer, it's amazing he was able to reprise his role as Gandalf in The Hobbit.
Regular exams are apparently enough to keep it in check.
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Tommy Chong, of Cheech & Chong fame, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and true to his fictional stoner-counterpart, plans to treat his ailment with a whole lotta' weed!
According to the comedian, it was his three-year BREAK from the substance that led to his prostate problems, and he maintains:
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As we previously mentioned, Ryan O'Neal has stage two prostate cancer.
He's hoping that a new type of cancer treatment will work for him.
The new method, called cryopathy, is supposed to freeze the cancerous tumor off.
What a brave man.
"It's a new method that has been developed… and they freeze the part of the prostate that's cancerous.
Hopefully, it freezes and then drops off but I don't know exactly what happens."
He will begin his treatment on May 10th.
We hope it works and wish him a speedy recovery.
[Image via Michael Carpenter/WENN.]
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Ultrasounds. You thought they were just for checking on babies, but as it turns out, they're pretty great at getting rid of prostate cancer tumors!
We're talking 9 out of 10, and basically an out-patient procedure! Wow!
It's being called the "male lumpectomy." Like less-invasive forms of breast cancer surgery, it actually removes tumors without
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But he says he feels "great." Some good news!
This afternoon, Warren Buffet's people announced that the tycoon has sadly been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Despite diagnosis, Warren released a statement explaining his condition, while serious, has yet to affect his optimistic outlook on life.
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