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Alabama governor completes radiation treatment for cancer

Oct. 11, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, who was diagnosed last month with a small spot of cancer on a lung, said Friday she has successfully finished outpatient radiation treatments. Ivey's office issued a statement saying she and her doctor expect a full recovery based on the early stage of cancer...

Lawyer says state settling lawsuit over breast cancer care

Oct. 4, 2019 7:49 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A lawyer says Nebraska has agreed to pay $385,000 to a woman whose lawsuit said the state psychiatric hospital delayed her doctor-ordered mammogram for more than a year and then denied some radiation treatments for her breast cancer. The settlement follows a federal judge’s...

Alabama Gov. Ivey: 'I'm doing fine' after cancer diagnosis

Sep. 23, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Monday that she feels fine and has a good prognosis after announcing last week that she had been diagnosed with lung cancer. "I'm doing fine. I feel fine. I hope I look fine. ... It was caught very, very early and it's a good prognosis, a high rate of success,"...