Tag: Cancer

Donna Summer dead of cancer

Donna Summer performs on stage in Berlin. (July 30, 2009), credit: AFP/Getty Images Summer, dubbed the Queen of Disco for her many 70s era hits including: “Last Dance”, “Hot Stuff” and “Bad…

Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Dead

MCA, one third of the hip-hop group Beastie Boys, a.k.a. Adam Yauch has passed away of cancer. Yauch had been battling the decease since July of 2009 when doctors discovered a cancerous…

Fans mourn death of Etta James

Etta James, the voice behind soulful hots “At Last” and “Something’s Got a Hold on Me” among others, is being remembered today after passing away this morning of leukemia. She was 73.

Actor Pete Postlethwaite dies of cancer

Pete Postlethwaite, who’s appeared in a number of Hollywood blockbusters over the years, including last summer’s “Inception“, “The Town” and “Clash of the Titans“, died at his home in England on Sunday…

Reggae legend Gregory Isaacs dies

Reggae star Gregory Isaacs passed away at his home in London this morning (Monday, Oct. 25) after a long battle with cancer.

After Diagnosis Beastie Boy Hopeful of Cancer Recovery

The Beastie Boys, (L-R) Mike Diamond, Adam Horowitz and Adam Yauch, at the 2006 Sundance film festival. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni. Adam Yauch, one-third of the rap group The Beastie Boys, is on the…

Actor Nipsey Russell dies

Actor Nipsey Russell, who had been suffering from cancer, died Sunday afternoon at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Russell was born in Atlanta and launched his television career in the 1961…