"It’s great news that they can’t see any cancer," said Dr. Bert W. O’Malley, a professor and chairman of the department of otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. "He’s over the first hurdle. The next is what happens over the next three years."
Three years is considered the benchmark for deeming such a patient truly cancer-free.
Former Senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole was admitted to Walter Reed Army Medical Center Tuesday evening with a fever, discharged Friday morning then went back to the hospital for treatment because his fever had recurred.
Country music legend George Jones was hospitalized in Nashville on Wednesday, after a routine checkup.
Specifics are vague, but the doctors wanted to “monitor” him overnight,
On Saturday January 1, 2011, 84 years old Chuck Berry was taken off stage in Chicago in the middle of a performance at the Congress Theater.
He returned 20 minutes later after most of the auditorium had cleared out. He tuned up his guitar and tried to play before telling the audience he had no strength.
Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry (born October 18, 1926) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll Over Beethoven" (1956), "Rock and Roll Music" (1957) and "Johnny B. Goode" (1958), Chuck Berry refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made rock and roll distinctive, with lyrics focusing on teen life and consumerism and utilizing guitar solos and showmanship that would be a major influence on subsequent rock music.
On June 22, 2009 Eastman Kodak Co. announced the end of Kodachrome production, citing declining demand. Many Kodak and independent laboratories once processed Kodachrome, but only one Kodak certified facility remained in the world after the announcement: Dwayne's Photo in Parsons, Kansas, where the final roll is scheduled to be processed on December 30, 2010. The final roll of 36-frame Kodachrome to be manufactured was tracked by National Geographic; it was shot by photographer Steve McCurry and processed by Dwayne's Photo in July 2010.
Hulk Hogan has been hospitalized and is recovering from back surgery a week after the wrestling legend married girlfriend Jennifer McDaniel.
Michelle Anthony passed on December 21, 2010, due to a pre-existing condition.
Carmelo Anthony, 26, has left the Denver Nuggets to be with his family following the death of his sister, Michelle Anthony, and will not rejoin the team until after Christmas.
Around December 10, 2010, Tracy Morgan received a kidney transplant. It was announced on December 20, 2010 that he was resting and planning to miss only two episodes of "30 Rock."
Tracy Jamal Morgan (born November 10, 1968) is an American actor and comedian best known for his eight seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and currently known for playing the role of Tracy Jordan on the NBC series 30 Rock.
In 1996, he was diagnosed with diabetes, but says he never took it seriously, refusing to take medication or change his diet. After running a 104-degree fever on the set of 30 Rock, Morgan decided to finally comply with his doctor's orders. He is now very cautious when it comes to the condition. With his consent, many of Morgan's own troubles have been incorporated within episodes of 30 Rock.
27-year-old woman's dead body was found on Sunday December 19, 2010 at the suburban St. Louis home of former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV.
August Anheuser Busch IV (born June 15, 1964) is the great-great-grandson of Anheuser-Busch founder Adolphus Busch, the son of former chairman, president and CEO August Busch III. On December 1, 2006, he succeeded Patrick Stokes, who held the positions of president and CEO of the company since July 2002.
History with Law
In 1983, while attending the University of Arizona, Busch was involved in a car wreck that killed a young woman riding with him in his Corvette.
Busch was arrested in 1985 after leading police on a high-speed car chase. He was accused of intentionally trying to run over two officers with his Mercedes. He was acquitted by a St. Louis jury.
Bush was found guilty of another speeding violation, and received a one-year probation.
Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as action/superhero, period and romance characters. He is well known from his role as Wolverine in the X-Men series, in addition to his leads in Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing, The Prestige, and Australia. Jackman is a singer, dancer, and actor in stage musicals, and won a Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz.
On the morning of December 11, 2010, Bernard's son, Mark Madoff, was found dead in his New York City apartment. The initial ruling is a suicide. December 11, 2010 is the second anniversary his his father Bernie Madoff's arrest.
Mark Madoff and his brother were under investigation but criminal charges were never filed.
Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff (born April 29, 1938) is an incarcerated former American stock broker, investment advisor, non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of what has been described as the largest Ponzi scheme in history.
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has incurable pancreatic cancer.
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter and pianist. Although known for her soul recordings and referred to as the The Queen of Soul, Franklin is adept at jazz, blues, R&B and gospel music. Rolling Stone magazine ranked Franklin No. 1 on its list of The Greatest Singers of All Time.
Aretha Franklin - Respect
Elizabeth Anania Edwards (born Mary Elizabeth Anania) (July 3, 1949 - December 7, 2010) was an attorney and a best-selling author; she was separated from her husband John Edwards, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who was the 2004 United States Democratic vice-presidential nominee.
Death of Elizabeth Edwards
Elizabeth Edwards died of metastatic breast cancer on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at home in Chapel Hill, surrounded by friends and family
60 Minutes Exclusive: Katie Couric sat down for an exclusive interview with the presidential candidate and his wife after the announcement of the recurrence of Elizabeth's cancer. (CBSNews.com)