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Tom Brokaw Says Cancer Is 'In Remission'

December 22nd, 2014 2:26pm EST
Tom Brokaw Says Cancer Is 'In Remission'
Legendary newsman Tom Brokaw revealed his cancer is in remission.

"A year ago my future was more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge but now I face the New Year with very encouraging news," he wrote in a letter NBC News.

"The cancer is in remission and I will shortly go on a drug maintenance regimen to keep it there."

Brokaw revealed in February that he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. This meant cancer cells were overtaking healthy, disease-fighting cells in his bone marrow.

Brokaw was the primary anchor of the "NBC Nightly News," a job he held from1982 to 2004. He now works as a...
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