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Alex Trebek, the master of trivia whose quick wit, easy smile and my-favorite-professor demeanor made “Jeopardy!” a welcome guest in the living rooms of America for decades, has died at his home following a battle with pancreatic cancer, per the quiz show’s Twitter account. He was 80.
Over a 100 players from Washington - mostly from the Spokane area, representing over a dozen schools - made the trek to Sandpoint on Saturday as part of the Cleats vs. Cancer High School Showcase at Barlow Stadium.
Weatherman and morning TV co-host Al Roker has revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will be undergoing surgery to have his prostate removed
Spokane Valley resident Mauricea Bozarth credits her commitment to a regular mammogram to catching breast cancer early, just before the pandemic. But she almost put it off from being busy. During the pandemic, the weekly number of breast cancer diagnosis from screenings had dropped nearly 52% by August.
A panel of health experts wants U.S. adults to start getting colon cancer screenings at age 45, five years younger than it previously recommended.
LOS ANGELES — Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good.
Seven years after his death to cancer at age 18, a Minnesota singer-songwriter has returned to the top of the iTunes chart with his inspirational tune “Clouds.”
At the plate, Kristi Colegrove found ways to stay alive.Now the former Rogers High softball standout is taking her swings at life-altering oral cancer.
Drinking one to four or more cups of coffee a day might help people with advanced colorectal cancer live longer and slow the progression of their disease. The finding, from a study by the Boston-based Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, was based on about five years of data from 1,171 people.
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor using computer science to detect cancer and discover new drugs has won a new $1 million award for artificial intelligence.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few was among a handful of honorees Friday at the 15th annual Dick Vitale Gala, a fundraiser for the V Foundation.
Alex Trebek says he’s responding exceptionally well to treatment for pancreatic cancer and expects to mark his two-year survival next February.
SEATTLE – When longtime Mariners trainer Rick Griffin completed his final treatment for prostate cancer in late June, he received a commemorative coin from the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center. It has a prominent place of honor on his desk.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been proven to prevent certain types of oral and genital cancers and other health problems. However, in a study published this week in Lancet Public Health, researchers found that more than half of the parents of adolescents who have not received the HPV vaccine had no intention to initiate the vaccine series for their children.
The Dick Vitale Gala, which will honor Gonzaga coach Mark Few and several prominent figures in sports, will become a virtual event in September.
Kelly Preston, who played dramatic and comic foil to actors ranging from Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire” to Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Twins,” died Sunday, husband John Travolta said. She was 57.
Shooting pain continues to streak down the lower half of Brandon Thomas’ right leg, much like it did in February when the Central Valley football standout began to realize something was awry.
A Missouri appeals court has reduced a talcum powder verdict against Johnson & Johnson by more than half, even while ruling the company knowingly sold a product that caused cancer.
Doctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment simpler and easier to bear.
Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the United States and Canada, where demand has dwindled amid thousands of lawsuits claiming it has caused cancer.