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B. 2018-01-07 France Gall, singer who shot to fame in 1960s, dies Paris
2. 2017-07-19 John McCain has brain cancer, his office says Phoenix, Arizona
3. 2017-07-13 Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died of cancer Shenyang, Liaoning, Northeast China
E. 2016-08-20 Dying singer Gord Downie bids Canada farewell Kingston, Ontario, Canada
5. 2016-05-02 China investigates search engine Baidu after student's death Beijing
G. 2016-03-24 Johan Cruyff: Barcelona and Holland legend dies aged 68 Barcelona
7. 2016-03-22 Rob Ford, Toronto ex-mayor, dies aged 46 from cancer Toronto
2016-01-11 David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69 Manhattan
9. 2015-12-06 Jimmy Carter says his brain cancer is gone Plains, Georgia, US Georgia

Dying singer Gord Downie bids Canada farewell China investigates search engine Baidu after student's death  China has launched an investigation into search giant Baidu after the death of a student who tried an experimental cancer therapy he found o... Johan Cruyff: Barcelona and Holland legend dies aged 68 Rob Ford, Toronto ex-mayor, dies aged 46 from cancer  Former Toronto Mayor, who battled drug and alcohol addiction, has died at the age of 46 after fighting cancer, his family has said David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69
France Gall, singer who shot to fame in 1960s, dies  French singer France Gall, who rose to pop fame in the 1960s, has died at the age of 70 after suffering from cancer for two years   John McCain has brain cancer, his office says   Veteran US Republican Senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is reviewing treatment options, according to his office Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died of cancer Map of Shenyang Liaoning China
Jan.7   Paris  


year 2017 Top ^

Jul.19   Arizona  
Jul.13   Northeast China  
  A newspaper published by Communist Party is dismissing late Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo as a political pawn of the West whose legacy will fade


year 2016 Top ^

Aug.20   Canada
May.2   Beijing
Mar.24   Barcelona
Mar.22   Toronto
Jan.11   Manhattan  
  One of the most influential musicians of his era 'died peacefully, surrounded by his family' after an '18-month battle with cancer'
 The artist's hits include Let's Dance, Changes, Space Oddity, Starman, Modern Love, Heroes, Under Pressure, Rebel Rebel and Life on Mars. Paul McCartney described him as a 'great star' who 'played a very strong part in British musical history'



year 2015 Top ^

Dec.6   US Georgia
Aug.30   Los Angeles
Aug.12   US Georgia  
Jul.12   Japan
May.31   Washington
Jan.3   New York
Jan.1   Global


year 2014 Top ^

Oct.30   Boston
Sep.26   New York
Sep.17   Toronto
Jul.4   Pittsburgh
May.4   England
Apr.25   Barcelona
Feb.7   United Kingdom
Feb.4   Global  


year 2013 Top ^

Nov.9   Beijing
  Beijing health officials say smoking is still the number one cause of lung cancer, but they admit air pollution is also a factor
Jul.28   London Co-founder of 'Russian Google' dies
  The man who co-founded Russia's biggest search engine, Yandex, has died aged 48 after suffering from cancer
Jul.19   Barcelona Vilanova steps down at Barca Jun.3   USA   Douglas cancer 'not from oral sex'
  Hollywood actor Michael Douglas did not say he developed throat cancer because of oral sex, his publicist has said
May.13   USA   Angelina Jolie has double mastectomy
  Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer
Apr.25   Sao Paulo   Latin America 'threatened by rising cancer cases'
  Cancer is threatening to overwhelm Latin American countries, experts writing in Lancet Oncology warn
Apr.19   Venezuela   Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro sworn in Map of Caracas Venezuela
  Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in as Venezuelan president, succeeding the late Hugo Chavez who died of cancer in March after ruling for 14 years
Apr.4   Chicago   US film critic Roger Ebert dies
  Renowned film critic, known for his thumbs-up or down reviews on a television program with Gene Siskel, has died at 70 after a long battle with cancer
  West Bank West Bank mourns Palestinian inmate
Map of Hebron Israel
  Thousands of people in the West Bank city of Hebron have joined the funeral of a Palestinian prisoner who died from cancer in an Israeli jail
Mar.25   Barcelona Barcelona boosted by Vilanova return Map of Catalonia Spain
  The club confirmed coach Tito Vilanova is to return to Catalonia following cancer treatment. He was assistant to Josep Guardiola between 2008 and 2012
Mar.4   Venezuela     Chavez suffers new severe infection  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is suffering from a new, severe respiratory infection following cancer surgery, the government has said Mar.2   Venezuela     Chavez having chemotherapy, says VP Maduro Map of Caracas Venezuela
  President Hugo Chavez is receiving chemotherapy in a Caracas hospital after cancer surgery in Cuba, the vice-president has revealed
Feb.21   Venezuela     Chavez 'breathing problems persist' Map of Caracas Venezuela
  Venezuelan President is still suffering breathing problems following his return from Cuba where he was treated for cancer, officials say
Feb.18   Venezuela     Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home
  President Hugo Chavez announced his return to Venezuela from Cuba early Monday, where he had been undergoing cancer treatment
Feb.15   Venezuela   First post-surgery images of Chavez
  The first images of Venezuela's leader Hugo Chavez seen since he underwent cancer surgery have been broadcast by the government
Jan.5   Venezuela   Chavez ally elected by assembly
  National Assembly has met to choose its leader Diosdado Cabello, a possible stand-in for President Chavez who is in Cuba following cancer surgery
Jan.1   Venezuela   Chavez 'conscious' says his deputy
  President Hugo Chavez is conscious but in a 'delicate and complex situation' after a cancer operation in Cuba, Vice-President Nicolas Maduro says


year 2012 Top ^

Dec.30   Cuba   Chavez suffers new complications
  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has suffered 'new complications' after a cancer operation in Cuba, his vice-president has said Dec.13   Venezuela   Chavez 'bleeding during surgery'
  President Hugo Chavez suffered bleeding during surgery for cancer in Cuba on Tuesday but is recovering well, his Communications Minister said
Dec.12   Venezuela   Chavez 'faces difficult recovery'   Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez faces a 'complex and difficult' recovery from cancer, his vice-president has said Dec.11   Cuba   President Chavez's cancer surgery 'successful'  Surgeons in Cuba have successfully operated on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to remove cancerous tissue, says his Vice-President Dec.8   Venezuela   Hugo Chavez announces new cancer operation
  58-year-old Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will return to Cuba on Sunday for more cancer surgery
Nov.27   Cuba   Chavez back to Cuba for treatment
  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will have further medical treatment in Cuba, where he had months of cancer therapy
Oct.1   Colombia   Colombia leader Santos has cancer
  President Juan Manuel Santos has announced he has prostate cancer and will have surgery on Wednesday
Sep.26   Missouri   Singer Andy Williams dies aged 84 Map of Branson Missouri Missouri
  Singer Andy Williams has died at his home in Branson, Missouri, after a year-long battle with bladder cancer, aged 84
Jul.23   San Diego First US woman into space dies Map of La Jolla California USA
  Sally Ride, the first US woman to travel into space, has died aged 61, 17 months after she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, her foundation says
May.20   England   Bee Gees' singer Robin Gibb dies
  Bee Gees' singer Robin Gibb has died aged 62 after a lengthy battle with cancer, his family said
Apr.19   New York   The Band's Levon Helm dies at 71
  Levon Helm, singer and drummer for rock group The Band, has died of cancer at the age of 71 at a hospital in New York City
Mar.31   Cuba   Chavez resumes Cuba cancer treatment
  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is returning to Cuba for another round of cancer treatment


year 2011 Top ^

Nov.28   Wisconsin   Stalin's only daughter dies in US   Svetlana Alliluyeva, also known as Lana Peters, has died of colon cancer in a US care home, aged 85 Nov.7   Philadelphia Boxing heavyweight Frazier dies Oct.29   Brazil   Lula diagnosed with throat cancer  Former Brazilian President 66-year-old Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been diagnosed with throat cancer Oct.15   Venezuela   Chavez to have Cuba cancer check
  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is travelling to Cuba for a health check-up, four months after he had surgery for cancer there
Oct.3   New York Nobel quandary after winner dies Sep.25   Kenya Kenya Nobel laureate Maathai dies Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Wangari Maathai was undergoing cancer treatment. She was 71. She won the prize for promoting conservation and women's rights
Aug.22   Toronto   Top Canada politician Layton dies
  Canadian opposition leader Jack Layton has died at his home after a second bout of cancer, aged 61
May.8   Los Angeles   Sixties pop star John Walker dies
  John Walker, one of the founders of 1960s group The Walker Brothers, has died at the age of 67, at his home after a battle with liver cancer
May.7   Spain Golf great Ballesteros dies at 54

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.7   North Carolina Elizabeth Edwards loses battle with cancer
Aug.6   Paraguay President Lugo diagnosed with cancer
  Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer affecting the immune system
May.29   Los Angeles   Actor Dennis Hopper dies aged 74
   Hollywood actor, known for such classics as Easy Rider, Apocalypse Now and Blue Velvet, dies at his home, following a battle with prostate cancer
Apr.8   Switzerland Former Sex Pistols manager McLaren dead Apr.7   USA Martina Navratilova has breast cancer

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.13   Iran   Iran 'ready to swap uranium for fuel'
  Iran is ready to give up some enriched uranium in exchange for fuel that would power a reactor used in cancer research
Nov.16   Microsoft   Microsoft co-founder Allen has cancer
  Paul Allen has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, more than 25 years after he was treated for Hodgkin's disease
Aug.26   Washington     Obama leads tributes to Kennedy   US President has led tributes to Senator Edward Kennedy, who has died from cancer at the age of 77 Aug.12   Scotland Lockerbie bomber to be released
  Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, who is suffering from terminal prostate cancer, convicted of the bombing, is expected to be released next week Jul.31   Philippines Corazon Aquino dies
  Former President had been suffering from colon cancer for more than a year and recently announced she was refusing further treatment Jul.29   London   Sunbeds as harmful as cigarettes
  The International Agency for Research on Cancer: Sunbeds pose a similar cancer risk as cigarettes and asbestos
Jun.25   Los Angeles Screen star Fawcett dies aged 62
  Actress Farrah Fawcett, who became an icon of 1970s US television, starring in Charlie's Angels, has died of cancer in aged 62
Mar.29   Los Angeles Film composer Maurice Jarre dies
  French composer, who had been suffering from cancer, best known for his music on classic Hollywood films, has died at the age of 84
Jan.27   New England Novelist Updike dies of cancer

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.25   Connecticut Singer Eartha Kitt dies at 81
Dec.15   Ecuador   Former president Cordero dies
  Leon Febres Cordero died of cancer in Guayaquil Hospital in southern Ecuado. The center-right leader was 77
Oct.6   France     AIDS, cancer scientists scoop Nobel
  2 Frenchmen and a German won the 2008 Prize in medicine for their discoveries of viruses that cause HIV and cervical cancer
Sep.27   Connecticut Paul Newman dies at 83
Map of Westport Connecticut  The legendary actor whose steely blue eyes, good-humored charm made him one of the most renowned figures in arts, has died of cancer Jul.12   Washington     Ex-Bush spokesman Snow dies Map of White House USA
  Former White House press secretary Tony Snow, 53, has died of cancer
Mar.24   Philippines Corazon Aquino diagnosed with cancer
  Aquino, 75, was swept into power by the peaceful revolt that ousted late dictator Marcos in 1986, cementing her as an icon of democracy


year 2007 Top ^

Oct.29   Jerusalem   PM has prostate cancer
  Ehud Olmert has said he will have surgery for the cancer, but he added it had been caught early and he would remain in office
Sep.5   Northern Italy Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71
Map of Modena Italy
  Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti died at his home in the city of Modena. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year.    Pavarotti had been admitted to hospital there with a fever on 8 August. Luciano Pavarotti...
  Northern Italy   Opera legend Pavarotti 'worsens'
  Opera star Luciano Pavarotti is in a very serious condition. He has been suffering from pancreatic cancer


year 2006 Top ^

Dec.17   Cuba     Castro not dying, US envoys told  Cuban officials say that Fidel Castro does not have cancer or any other terminal illness Nov.10   Sydney   Kylie Minogue returning to stage
  Pop star is returning to the stage for her first concert since being treated for breast cancer
Jun.13   Ireland   Ex-Prime Minister Taoiseach Haughey dies Map of Dublin Ireland
  Haughey has died at his Dublin home at the age of 80 after a long suffering from prostate cancer
Jun.8   USA   US approves cervical cancer drug
  Gardasil, manufactured by Merck & Co, is the first vaccine against cervical cancer May.3   Southern California     Tiger Woods' father Earl dies, 74
  Earl Woods was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1998. He died at the age of 74

year 2005 Top ^

Nov.25   Baghdad     Witness in Saddam Hussein trial dead
  Wadah Ismael Al-Sheik has died of cancer, but his testimony has been recorded on audio and video tape

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.9   France   Philosopher Jacques Derrida dies
  Derrida was the founder of the school of deconstructionism. He died of cancer at the age of 74


year 2003 Top ^

Dec.15   Washington   Colin Powell has cancer operation
  Secretary of State has been admitted to hospital for prostate cancer surgery
Dec.1   Norway King Harald V has cancer
  King has bladder cancer but is expected to respond well to treatment


year 2001 Top ^

Dec.18   Colombia   Colombia mourns tragic cancer boy
  Andres Felipe Perez, 12, has died after appealing in vain to see kidnapped father's face for one last time
Aug.7   Bolivia   Bolivia's new president
  Jorge Quiroga will take over after Hugo Banzer, who resigned because cancer
Jul.24   South Africa     Mandela receives cancer treatment
  Former President is being treated for prostate cancer and will receive radio therapy for 7 weeks
Jul.22   England   Ex-Beatle preparing for death
  George Harrison, 58, has admitted that he expects to die soon from lung cancer
Jan.13   NATO     NATO blamed for 400 cancer deaths
  A Yugoslav pathologist has linked the cancer-related deaths near Sarajevo to bombardments by NATO


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