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Nuclear strike chief seeks cancer review of missile crews

Jan. 28, 2023 13:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Air Force general in charge of the nation's air- and ground-launched nuclear missiles has requested an official investigation into the number of airmen who are reporting blood cancer diagnoses after serving at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana. The...

Military probing whether cancers linked to nuclear silo work

Jan. 22, 2023 19:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nine military officers who had worked decades ago at a nuclear missile base in Montana have been diagnosed with blood cancer and there are “indications” the disease may be linked to their service, according to military briefing slides obtained by The Associated Press. One of...

White Sox closer Hendriks says he has non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Jan. 08, 2023 21:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox closer Liam Hendriks says he has non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Hendriks announced Sunday on Instagram that he was diagnosed in recent days. The three-time All-Star was scheduled to begin treatment on Monday. “Hearing the word “Cancer”...

Maryland Rep. Raskin says he's been diagnosed with lymphoma

Dec. 28, 2022 21:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin said Wednesday that he has a type of lymphoma that's a “serious but curable form of cancer” and he is beginning several months of treatment. Raskin, who will be the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Reform Committee in the...