Tag Archives: Oncology

Meryl Streep and Katie Couric join together against cancer

Academy Award®-winning actress Meryl Streep encourages people to get screened for colon cancer in new broadcast public service announcements (PSAs) that launch in March, in conjunction with National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The PSAs, which will premiere today on Katie!, are the latest collaboration between the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s National[...]

Sheryl Crow opens up about benign brain tumor

HollywoodNews.com: Sheryl Crow hasn’t had it easy, and now she is dealing with a benign brain tumor. However, she is feeling very lucky that the tumor is benign, and she will be able to move forward, states UsMagazine.com. “I worried about my memory so much that I went and got an[...]

Michael Douglas to be treated for tumor in throat

HollywoodNews.com: Michael Douglas will soon be undergoing treatment for a tumor in his throat that was recently discovered by doctors. The actor will reportedly be going through about eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy as he deals with this health matter, reports People. As of now, doctors appear to be optimistic[...]

Scott Hamilton undergoes brain surgery to remove a benign tumor

HollywoodNews.com: Olympic skater Scott Hamilton first discovered he had a tumor back in 2004 and treated it with the Gamma Knife procedure. However, he is back in the hospital to undergo surgery to remove the reoccurrence of the benign tumor, reports People. His rep, Michelle Thornbury, told them, “They’re happy with[...]

Claudia Cohen remembered at launch of C2 Research Foundation

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The great gossip columnist, friend and mother Claudia Cohen was remembered yesterday with the launch of her C2 Research Foundation. Claudia’s daughter Samantha, ex husband Ronald Perelman and Samantha’s half sister Caleigh were all there at Le Cirque to present Dr. Paul Goodfellow with a $50,000 prize[...]