throat cancer

Levon Helm on April 25, 2010 in New Orleans. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

The Band’s Levon Helm Loses Battle With Cancer At 71

Levon Helm, well-known for his role as the drummer, lead and backing vocalist of The Band, has lost his decade-long battle with cancer at the age of seventy-one.

04/19/2012

First Leiber, Now Ashford

You know my belief in the CDT (Celebrity Death Trifecta).  It looks as though one is being written as we speak.  I say “written” as two brilliant songwriters just died.  Steve was on top of […]

08/23/2011

Cancer: “A Wild Six Month Ride”

That’s the quote from Michael Douglas during his interview with Matt Lauer on Today.  The tumor has been removed from his throat and there’s finally some light at the end of the tunnel with his […]

01/11/2011

Michael Douglas Discusses His Cancer

Did you see Michael Douglas on the Late Show With David Letterman last night?  Not only did he talk about the new Wall Street movie, he was VERY candid about his battle with throat cancer.  He’s one week […]

09/01/2010

Michael Douglas diagnosed with throat cancer.

According to People magazine, doctors have discovered that 65 year-old actor Michael Douglas has a tumor in his throat.  THAT is the bad news.

08/16/2010

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