Cancer

Chuck Christian, of Randolph, Mass., the first former Michigan football player to publicly say that a team doctor abused him, stands for a photograph, Wednesday, April 22, 2020, near his home, in Randolph, Mass. Christian, a 60-year-old artist, said during a videoconferencing interview Wednesday, April 22, that the late Dr. Robert Anderson gave him unnecessary rectal exams before he played for the Wolverines during 1977-80 seasons. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
April 22, 2020 - 6:13 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The first former University of Michigan football player to publicly say that a team doctor abused him believes he would have sought medical help sooner for what has become late-stage cancer if he hadn't been victimized in college. Chuck Christian, a 60-year-old artist in...
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Spain head coach Robert Moreno sits on the bench during the Euro 2020 group F qualifying soccer match between Spain and Romania at the Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
November 19, 2019 - 7:41 am
MADRID (AP) — Luis Enrique is returning as Spain coach five months after stepping down because of his daughter’s illness. He is taking over from former assistant Robert Moreno, who coached the team through qualifying for the 2020 European Championship. His last match was on Monday, a 5-0 rout of...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2019, file photo, Matt Tifft stands outside his garage during a NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Tifft will miss the final three races of the NASCAR season after suffering a seizure at Martinsville Speedway. Tifft was at Martinsville preparing for the Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, rookie meeting when he fell ill. He said in a social media post that tests Monday showed a brain tumor he had removed three years ago has not returned.(AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)
October 29, 2019 - 10:26 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Tifft will miss the final three races of the NASCAR season after suffering a seizure at Martinsville Speedway. Tifft was at Martinsville preparing for the Saturday rookie meeting when he fell ill. He said in a social media post that tests Monday showed a brain tumor he...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2019 file photo, Todd Trent, an uncle to Tyler Trent, speaks during a funeral for Tyler in Indianapolis. Tyler Trent, an avid Purdue fan, died on New Year's Day, following a bout with bone cancer. Cells from the Purdue University super fan and cancer activist are being used by cancer researchers to study the disease. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool File)
May 21, 2019 - 1:26 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Cells from Tyler Trent, the Purdue University super fan and cancer activist who died in January, are being used by cancer researchers to study the disease. The Purdue Center for Cancer Research says Tuesday it's honoring Trent's legacy through three new collaborative...
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May 05, 2019 - 5:54 pm
For all the accolades he's received as a college and professional basketball coach and an even longer career in broadcasting, Dick Vitale insists his greatest accomplishment has been raising money for pediatric cancer research. It's an obsession, he says, that one night each spring transforms his...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, right, smiles while watching the Detroit Pistons play the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Kelly, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Auburn Hills, Mich. Kelly Stafford says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor. She says the surgery lasted 12 hours and shared other details Sunday, April 21, 2019, on her Instagram account. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)
April 22, 2019 - 10:44 am
DETROIT (AP) — Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor. She says the surgery lasted 12 hours and shared other details Sunday on her Instagram account. Earlier this month, she shared that an MRI showed the tumor...
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April 03, 2019 - 7:09 pm
DETROIT ( 97.1 The Ticket ) -- In an Instagram post Wednesday morning, Kelly Stafford, wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, announced she has a brain tumor and will undergo surgery to remove it. Her formal diagnosis is acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma, a very rare type of...
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January 02, 2019 - 11:08 am
INDIANAPOLIS — Tyler Trent, a former Purdue University student and college football superfan who inspired many with his battle against cancer, died Tuesday. He was 20 years old. His family confirmed the death to The Indianapolis Star. Trent wanted to be a sportswriter and was determined to attend...
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November 06, 2018 - 12:18 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle wants to serve as a role model in the fight against cancer. He certainly was inspiring on Monday night. The cancer survivor scored three times for his first career hat trick, leading the Devils to a 5-1 victory over the slumping Pittsburgh...
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