Venerable Newsman Tom Brokaw Has Kicked Cancer’s Ass

December 22, 2014 1:53 PM

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Venerable Newsman Tom Brokaw Has Kicked Cancer’s Ass

Here’s some uplifting news as we head into the New Year: Former NBC Nightly News anchor and current Special Correspondent for NBC News Tom Brokaw has beaten cancer. The 74-year-old Brokaw, who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2013, sent a note to NBC employees to let them know that his cancer had gone into 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. The cancer is in remission and I will shortly go on a drug maintenance regimen to keep it there.”

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