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Celebrities Who Had Bladder Cancer

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Frank Sinatra
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Frank Sinatra had it


Genetics on electronic tablet.
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Cancer geneticist Ruth Sager died of bladder cancer


Maurice Lucas restrains Trailblazer coach.
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NBA star Maurice Lucas underwent surgery for bladder cancer


Phil Lesh and Greatful Dead sing anthem at Giants game.
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Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh had bladder cancer, but still touring


Fighting cancer sign.
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Transgender pioneer Christine Jorgensen had both bladder, lung cancer


Hubert Humphrey postage stamp.
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Vice President Hubert Humphrey died of advanced bladder cancer


Woman playing piano.
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Jazz musician Mary Lou Williams passed from bladder cancer in early 1980s


Ron Santo speaks to baseball fans.
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Major League Baseball star Ron Santo died of ‘complications from bladder cancer’


Dunkin Donuts sign.
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Dunkin’ Donuts founder William Rosenberg succumbed to bladder cancer in 2002


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Sheila M. Eldred

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Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.