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M*A*S*H Star Dies at 75

David Ogden Stiers, known for character Winchester, battled bladder cancer

(Newser) - David Ogden Stiers, better known in M*A*S*H circles as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III, has died "peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon after a courageous battle with bladder cancer," per a tweet from the MKS Talent Agency, which adds, "His talent was only surpassed by his... More »

Almost 10% of Cancer Survivors Still Smoke: Study

83% of those who keep puffing away smoke an average 15 cigarettes daily

(Newser) - It's been well documented how smoking wreaks havoc on your body, with tobacco use upping the risk for a variety of cancers—lung, bladder, esophagus, larynx, pancreas, and more—and causing almost one in five deaths in the US and 30% of all cancer deaths, according to the American... More »

'Moon River' Crooner Andy Williams Has Cancer

'No longer a death sentence,' says 83-year-old

(Newser) - Singer Andy Williams told the crowd at his Christmas show last night that he has bladder cancer. The 83-year-old Williams appeared early in the show at the Moon River Theatre and vowed to return next year to celebrate his 75th year in show business. "I'm going to do... More »

LA Teacher Who Inspired Stand and Deliver Dies

Jaime Escalante, 79, was suffering from bladder cancer

(Newser) - Jaime Escalante, the math teacher at a tough East Los Angeles high school who inspired the 1987 film Stand and Deliver, has died. He was 79. A family friend says Escalante died today in Reno, Nev., where he was undergoing treatment for bladder cancer. More »

Writer Dominick Dunne Dead at 83

(Newser) - Dominick Dunne, the best-selling author who covered some of the past two decades’ highest-profile trials for Vanity Fair, died today at 83; his son, actor Griffin Dunne, told the magazine bladder cancer was the cause. Dominick Dunne served in World War II and produced TV shows and feature films before... More »

Sick Crime Scribe Rushed From OJ Trial

Dominick Dunne battling cancer

(Newser) - Vanity Fair crime writer Dominick Dunne was rushed to the hospital yesterday from the Las Vegas courtroom where OJ Simpson is on trial for armed robbery, reports CNN. Paramedics were called when the 82-year-old writer, who suffers from bladder cancer, told a colleague: "I am in a lot of... More »

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