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Iggy Azalea used Twitter to confess to taking extreme measures to reduce her risk of a health issue back in 2018. The 29-year-old rapper cut the moles off her stomach because she feared they were cancerous. Azalea shared on the social media platform: “I cut the moles off my tummy in case they were cancerous.…

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Tina Turner celebrates her milestone birthday on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, and she is positive about getting older after suffering from ill health in recent years, including battling cancer and having a kidney transplant. The “Proud Mary” hitmaker  says turning 80 is “a second chance at life.” She told the Daily Mirror newspaper: “I’m 80.…

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NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal’s sister, Ayesha Harrison-Jex, died of cancer on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Harrison-Jex, a 40-year-old mother and graduate of Florida A&M University, had been battling cancer for three years. The news of his sister’s passing was announced by O’Neal’s co-hosts on Thursday’s episode of “Inside the NBA” on TNT, the basketball analysis…

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Richard Stephen Shaw, the Jamaican-American rap legend best known as Bushwick Bill of the Texas-based group Geto Boys in the 1980s, has died after his long battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was 52. After confusion caused by fellow Geto Boys band member Scarface, who prematurely posted on Instagram that Bushwick Bill died Sunday…

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Bushwick Bill, the co-founder of the legendary 80’s/90’s rap group Geto Boys, has revealed that he has been beset with a severe medical condition and that the prospect for survival is grim. The rapper, who was born Richard Stephen Shaw in Kingston, Jamaica, before becoming a Texas-based rap sensation with Geto Boys, told TMZ that…

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LL Cool J opens up about how cancer has touched his family LL’s wife, Simone Smith, was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, in 2004, and had to undergo a 15-hour operation to have her right tibia removed and replaced with her left fibula, a steel rod, screws, nails and micro veins from her other leg, but…

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Aretha Franklin has been posthumously awarded in a major way. The “I Say A Little Prayer” hitmaker — who died last year at the age of 76 after a battle with pancreatic cancer — has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation for her contribution to American music and culture. Franklin is also the first individual woman to…

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NeNe Leakes made the reality TV world shudder when she made the announcement that she and her husband of 20 years, Gregg Leakes, were officially separating. The timing of Gregg Leakes, 63, moving out of the home they share is startling, considering he is currently battling stage 3 colon cancer. Leakes, 51, conveyed the fact that she…

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  Aretha Franklin was honored at a star-studded tribute concert. A hoard of A-list celebrities, including Alicia Keys and Celine Dion, took the stage to pay homage to the late Franklin — who died last year at the age of 76 after a battle with pancreatic cancer — to relive the Queen of Soul’s biggest hits in a live tribute concert. Certain…

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The love that Rihanna fans, aka the Rihanna Navy, have for her is undeniable. In return, Rihanna shows her fans quite a bit of love as well. The “Diamonds” hitmaker had built a bond with one of her fans, Monia who was battling cancer. On Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, Ri Ri admitted that she was “heartbroken”…

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Singer Trina Braxton’s ex-husband Gabe Solis lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. He was 43. Solis passed away at his home in Lakeway, Texas, about an hour west of the capital city of Austin, and was surrounded by friends and family when he made his final transition, TMZ reported. No other…

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If you are being treated for high blood pressure, you may need to check your medicine. The FDA has announced that two medications have been found to contain a cancer-causing substance, As a result, the pharmaceutical company has announced a voluntary recall of the medications. The high blood pressure medication involved are amlodipine/valsartan and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide…

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Taraji P. Henson went vegan to prevent stomach cancer. The 48-year-old actress has followed a plant-based diet — meaning she’s cut out meat and all other animal products including dairy and eggs — for several months after a doctor told her the stomach pains she was experiencing while on the set of The Best of Enemies this summer…

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