Latest Tumors News

Jeff Bridges says tumor shrank, COVID 'in rear view mirror'

Sep. 14, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

Jeff Bridges says his cancer is in remission and his COVID-19 case is “in the rear view mirror.” The actor shared the good news on his website on Monday, saying his tumor shrank from 12 inches to the size of a marble. But in an update he said he wrote back in March...

Pelé says apparent colon tumor removed but feels well

Sep. 06, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Pelé has had an apparent tumor on the right side of his colon removed in an operation. Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said on Monday the 80-year-old soccer great is in an intensive care unit and will be transferred to a regular room on Tuesday....

Kentucky judge chronicles her 8-year-old son’s cancer fight

Aug. 21, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — On July 11, Lexington mom Libby Messer posted on social media that her son Robbie, 8, a competitive swimmer, had dominated the pool all summer, “despite being way under the weather.” Just nine days later, Messer, a Fayette Family Court Judge,...

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has surgery for brain tumor

Aug. 06, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has undergone surgery for a brain tumor. Tilson Thomas’ spokeswoman, Constance Shuman, said in a statement Friday that the 76-year-old conductor had surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical...

Nevada Rep. Amodei discloses cancer on kidneys, esophagus

Jul. 30, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei of Nevada had three surgeries and an outpatient procedure over the past 10 months for cancerous tumors on his kidneys and a cancerous spot in his esophagus, the Republican congressman disclosed Friday. Amodei told The Associated...

Motorcycle parade held for Mississippi girl with brain tumor

Jul. 05, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A motorcycle club held a holiday weekend parade to celebrate a Mississippi girl suffering from a brain tumor. WLOX-TV reports about 50 members of the Asgard Motorcycle Club held the event Saturday for seventh-grader...