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Lesion removed from Jill Biden's eyelid was non-cancerous

Jan. 18, 2023 21:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lesion removed by surgeons last week from first lady Jill Biden’s left eyelid was a non-cancerous growth, Dr. Kevin O'Connor, physician to President Joe Biden, said Wednesday. O'Connor said in a memo released by the White House that a biopsy showed that the...

Illinois crime bill negotiator Sen. Scott Bennett dies at 45

Dec. 09, 2022 18:44 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Sen. Scott Bennett, a key legislative negotiator in clarifying the landmark SAFE-T Act criminal justice overhaul which takes effect Jan. 1, died on Friday. He was 45. A state senator since 2015, Bennett died from complications of a large brain...

More breast cancer patients can choose smaller surgery

Dec. 09, 2022 10:07 AM EST

Many women with two or three breast tumors can get by with lumpectomy surgery instead of having their whole breast removed, a new study suggests. In recent years, more patients with multiple tumors have been identified, a result of more sensitive imaging techniques that can reveal...

Hospitalized Pelé thanks fans during fight against cancer

Dec. 01, 2022 19:20 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pelé thanked fans worldwide on Thursday for the well-wishes he's received since being admitted to a Sao Paulo hospital amid his fight against cancer. The 82-year-old Pelé, who had a colon tumor removed in September 2021, was hospitalized...