CANCER IS AN ASSHOLE

Tony Scott had inoperable brain cancer

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UPDATE: Cancer rumor <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/10/tony-scotts-toxicology-no-cancer-anti-depressants-and-sleeping-pills" target="_blank">debunked</a>.

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This Week In Damn It Y'All, These Ain't Tears

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Richie Reynolds was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer, and his doctors told him that he has between 6 months and a year left to live.

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Coffee May Stop Skin Cancer

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Apparently, three cups of coffee a day will do three things: speed up the digestive process to an uncomfortable degree, make you awake enough to actually do your job, and stop skin cancer.

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Manny Ramirez Quits The A's, Does These Drugs, Has Cancer Hair

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Manny Ramirez asked the Oakland Athletics to release him from his minor league contract on Friday, and they obliged.

#arrested development

Pat Riley's Girl Doesn't Sound Great

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This makes me want to plug my ears with my fingers and shout-sing DO WAH DIDDY DIDDY DUM DIDDY DO.

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5 Directions Medicine Can Go In Now That Cancer Is Toast

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You may not have heard, but the clock is officially ticking for cancer.

HOLY S

Got Cancer? Start Taking Aspirin

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Ahhhh, the humble acetylsalicylic acid, found in tree bark, later refined into aspirin, and dumped as a painkiller for more advanced acetominophen and ibuprofen.

BIG HAIR

Tiquan Underwood’s Hair Stole The Show At Super Bowl Media Day

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As we’ve already discussed, the week of Super Bowl XLVI has already started off with the standard, lazy storylines of guarantees and misconstrued words, with Tom Brady and Antrel Rolle providing the cannon fodder for the media thus far.

ADVERTIZING

Keeping Cancer Sexy: Superheroines Self-Examine Their Breasts

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<a href="http://halfy.deviantart.com/">Maísa Chaves</a> made four Superhero-themed breast cancer awareness ads for the DDB Mozambique agency with funding from the Associação da Luta Contra o Cancer (ALCC) in Mozambique.

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Teenage Girl Accomplishes More At Age 17 Than We Ever Will

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17 year old high school senior Angela Zhang just earned a $100,000 scholarship at the <a href="http://www.siemens-foundation.org/en/competition/2011_winners.htm#2">Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology</a> for designing a nanoparticle which targets cancer stem cells.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Has An Admirer

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Lindsay Miller is a 26-year old grad student living in Los Angeles, and she is currently living with pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer.

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Go On A Date With This Cute, Cancer-Stricken Girl, Joseph Gordon-Levitt!

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While I'm not entirely sure how I feel about this trend in which people take to YouTube to ask celebrities on dates -- it's seems as though it's kind of moved past the cute phase and is well on its way to becoming obnoxious -- I kind of like this: perhaps inspired by seeing <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2011/11/justin-timberlake-is-a-man-of-his-word/#page/1">Justin Timberlake actually be someone's date</a> to the Marine Corps ball, in addition to seeing him play a cancer patient in 50/50, a 26 year-old with <a href="http://iamaliver.wordpress.com/about/">pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer</a> named Lindsey Miller took to YouTube to ask Joseph Gordon-Levitt to go on a date with her.

#APPLE

Did Steve Jobs Hurt His Chances Of Survival By Relying Too Heavily On Alternative Medicine?

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Today will be like Christmas for thousands, if not millions, of people today who come into possession of a shiny new iPhone 4S.

CANCER PATIENTS

Philly Fans Boo Anti-Cancer Ad, Cliches Abound

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During the hockey game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night, the Flyers ran the above commercial, titled "Hockey Fights Cancer," on their Jumbotron.

awful

John Lackey Walks For Cancer

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This is one of those stories where there has to be more to it, because honestly, Jesus: Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey has filed for divorce from his wife, Krista.

ATLANTA BRAVES

Lily’s National Anthem

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My job as a sports blogger is to be snarky and judgmental about everything, but earlier today I posted a video of a <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/07/finally-a-kid-who-deserves-it">grateful kid being happy about baseball</a> so I might not have any idea what I'm doing.

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Will Ferrell Can Take Your Wife If He Wants To, Says Sign

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Considering that Will Ferrell's charity golf tournament was <a href="http://www.tourgolfblog.com/2011/05/will-ferrell-golf-contest.html">held back in May</a>, I'm not sure what's taken this photo to go viral, but it has this afternoon.

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xkcd Battles Cancer with Science Comics

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<a rel="attachment wp-att-37476" href="http://gammasquad.uproxx.com/2011/07/xkcd-battles-cancer-with-science-comics/sickness"></a>This past November, <a href="http://xkcd.com/">xkcd</a> creator Randall Munroe <a href="http://xkcd.com/818/">posted a comic</a> explaining that a family member had become ill.


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