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  1. health
    Alex Trebek Says He’s Struggling With Depression After Cancer Diagnosis“I’m not always the most pleasant person to be around.”
  2. health
    Alex Trebek Plans to Undergo Another Round of Chemotherapy After Cancer Relapse“I lost about 12 pounds in a week.”
  3. road to recovery
    Alex Trebek Says His Cancer Is in ‘Near Remission’“It’s kind of mind-boggling.”
  4. jeopardy
    Alex Trebek Reveals He Has Been Diagnosed With Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer“Normally the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I’m gonna fight this.”
  5. prepare to sob
    Ryan Murphy Discusses Son’s Cancer Battle, Makes $10 Million Donation in ThanksDon’t worry! Ford Murphy is doing great.
  6. touring
    Elvis Costello Cancels Tour Due to ‘Very Aggressive’ CancerHis long, animated gigs didn’t help.
  7. backstories
    How Jane the Virgin’s Cancer Story Came TogetherAnd the endgame of the show.
  8. the view
    Joe Biden Consoles a Tearful Meghan McCain on The View Over John’s Cancer BattleGrab a tissue.
  9. inspiration
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Gives an Update on Her Cancer Treatment“Chemo #2: finito. We are NOT fucking around here.”
  10. check up
    The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood on Cancer Battle: ‘It Could Have Been Curtains’“There was a week when everything hung in the balance and it could have been curtains, time to say goodbye.”
  11. cancer
    Kathy Bates’s Doctor Thought Revealing Her Cancer Diagnosis Might Cost Her Work“Even my gynecologist, whose husband worked in the business, warned that I shouldn’t come out with it because of the stigma in Hollywood.”
  12. close reads
    Why Playing House’s Cancer Story Is So Unusually Well DoneIt’s the rare cancer story that’s more interested in how to deal with cancer as a crisis of friendship and the self than it is in the cancer itself.
  13. get well soon
    Olivia Newton-John Postpones Tour After Breast Cancer DiagnosisShe had been in remission for over 20 years.
  14. vulture festival
    Jessica St. Clair Asked Lennon Parham to Choose Her New Boobs Post-Masectomy“She felt each [implant] like a sommelier would. Then she goes, ‘It’s number two.’”
  15. Jessica St. Clair Opens Up About Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis and ‘Playing […]Playing House star Jessica St. Clair has been through a lot over the past year, and as she revealed in a new essay for Stand Up To Cancer this […]
  16. cancer
    Val Kilmer Denies Dire Reports of Cancer“I still have a swollen tongue and am rehabbing steadily.”
  17. cancer
    Michael Douglas: Val Kilmer Is Fighting Cancer“That’s why you haven’t heard too much from Val lately.”
  18. roll clip!
    Shannen Doherty Discusses Fighting Cancer, Makes Chelsea Handler CryOy.
  19. well wishes
    Charles Bradley Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer, Cancels Concert Dates“I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life”
  20. vulture lists
    18 Terminal Romance Movies RankedFrom Love Story to Sweet November to A Walk to Remember to The Fault in Our Stars, Hollywood can’t seem to quit making terminal romance movies.
  21. awwwww
    Ellen: Netflix, Air Dying Comedian’s Stand-up “If someone from HBO is watching or somebody from Netflix is watching, this guy is hilarious.”
  22. comedy
    Comedian With Cancer’s Friends Make KickstarterComedian Quincy Jones has one wish: to record a special before he dies.
  23. cancer
    Mob Wives’ Big Ang Has Been Diagnosed With Stage 4 CancerRecent chemotherapy was unsuccessful.
  24. deaths
    Star Wars Fan Daniel Fleetwood Dies at 32The terminally ill Fleetwood was the subject of the internet campaign #ForceForDaniel.
  25. You May Enjoy This Photo of Benedict Cumberbatch Dressed As Mr. DarcyIt’s for cancer research, don’t ask questions.
  26. sad things
    Fleetwood Mac Guitarist John McVie Has CancerThe band has canceled their Australia/New Zealand tour.
  27. media lies
    Michael Douglas Actually Had Tongue CancerNot throat.
  28. sad news
    Roger Ebert’s Taking a ‘Leave of Presence’ to Treat Cancer He will still write, but much less often.
  29. Finding the Humor in CancerWelcome to our new series Tragedy Plus Time. Each segment will focus on a particular ‘life crisis’ — sometimes globally tragic, sometimes more […]
  30. healthy
    Ian McKellen Does Not Have Prostate CancerHis agent: “That was taken out of context.”
  31. Tig Notaro Discusses How Her Famous Largo Set Came to Be Tig Notaro’s acclaimed Largo set, which was released on Louis C.K.’s website and became a huge success, was the most talked-about standup […]
  32. Tig Notaro Reflects on Her Turbulent Year in a ‘GQ’ Interview“Well, originally I wasn’t planning on releasing it. I was just kind of doing the material to see what was usable for Ira for This American […]
  33. Tig Notaro’s Acclaimed Largo Stand-up Set Is Now Available on Louis C.K.’s […]Comedian Tig Notaro received a great deal of praise from the comedy community in August for a performance at the Los Angeles venue Largo in […]
  34. Tig Notaro Is All Better“I am a very, very excited person that gets to say that I do not have cancer, as far as I know.” - Tig Notaro, on the latest episode of her […]
  35. Tig Notaro Is Doing Great; Releasing Her Largo Set Through Louis’s Website Tig explained to Conan, “My prognosis is great,” and we all became that weird kid at work just crying for no reason. The mastectomy went well […]
  36. last night on late night
    Post-Cancer Tig Notaro Sells on Louis CK’s SitePlus: The Killers performed “Runaways,” and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  37. Tig Notaro Explains Exactly How Her Largo Set Happened“And so I was in New York and I met with [Ira Glass] and I had like ten pages of start to finish every detail of horrible stuff that had gone […]
  38. Tig Notaro Makes Cancer Jokes and a Dating Profile Video (which Dave Hill […] (Watch Dave’s response below.) Tig spoke with The New York Times about why she’s been drawn to make jokes about her illness: I was with a […]
  39. Tommy Chong Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer Yesterday, the 74-year old Chong announced that he has “slow stage one” prostate cancer. He intends on treating the disease with hemp oil. […]
  40. medicinal marijuana
    Tommy Chong Treating His Cancer With Weed, of CourseHe was diagnosed last month.
  41. cancer
    Watch Chris Pratt and Aziz Ansari Give a Sh-t About CancerWhat’s a good cancer awareness PSA without a little swearing? (And Chris Pratt. More Chris Pratt, please.)
  42. Howdy Ho! Mr. Hankey Should Be Used To Fight Rectal Cancer! We know him. We love him. We squeeze him between our festive buns, and now in an open letter to Trey Parker and Matt Stone improviser […]
  43. How Do You Make a Good ‘Cancer Comedy"? The trailer for Seth Rogen’s upcoming 50/50 dropped this week, and the film, based on Rogen pal Will Reiser’s real-life struggle with cancer, […]
  44. ina garten
    Ina Garten Agrees to Hang With Cancer PatientIt’s so hard being the Barefoot Contessa.
  45. good news
    Beastie Adam Yauch Finally Cancer-FreeListen up, y’all, it’s (cancer) sabotage!
  46. Michael Douglas Fighting a TumorHis doctors expect him to make a full recovery and, in a statement, Douglas says, “I am very optimistic.”
  47. bummers
    Andrew Lloyd Webber Diagnosed With CancerBut he’s going to be okay.
  48. heroes
    Will Ferrell Cures CancerWill Ferrell is finally launching his own line of sunscreen.