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17 items from 2009


Newsman Gumbel Battling Lung Cancer

8 December 2009 2:01 PM, PST | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Revered U.S. newsman and broadcaster Bryant Gumbel has been diagnosed with lung cancer.

The beloved anchorman spoke out about his battle during an appearance on American TV morning show Live with Regis & Kelly on Tuesday, and revealed he has already undergone surgery to remove a malignant tumour in his chest and part of his lung.

He says, "I've felt better, to be honest, not as strong as I'd like to be... but I feel Ok." »

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Bryant Gumbel: 'I had lung cancer'

8 December 2009 12:13 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Bryant Gumbel has revealed that he is recovering from lung cancer. Substituting for Regis on Live with Regis and Kelly this morning, the former Today Show anchor told Kelly Ripa backstage that he had a malignant tumour and part of his lung removed. Gumbel added: "The pathology on most of the stuff came back benign, but enough aggressive cells escaped the tumour that it warranted some treatment." (more) »

- By Aaron Broverman

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Bryant Gumbel Told Kelly Ripa He Had Lung Cancer

8 December 2009 11:42 AM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Bryant Gumbel told Kelly Ripa he had lung cancer. According to the Los Angeles Times,former "Today" show host and current HBO "Real Sports" host, Bryant Gumbel said that he's currently recovering from lung cancer surgery and treatment. He told Kelly Ripa about his condition in private,backstage while he was filling in for Regis Philbin on the "Live With Regis and Kelly" show yesterday. He said that a malignant tumor and part of his lung were removed about two months ago. Bryant Gumbel said that he preferred to keep his condition private and only told Ripa backstage, so that he could explain why he couldn't dance with her during a segment on the show. »

- Chris

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Bryant Gumbel reveals lung cancer diagnosis on Regis & Kelly show

8 December 2009 9:35 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Long time sports reporter and host of HBO's "Real Sports," Bryant Gumbel, said he had lung cancer surgery on "Regis & Kelly" today. Gumbel has kept his diagnosis secret; he said few people knew of his illness outside of his family. It was an unexpected announcement Tuesday morning. Gumbel had surgery two months ago to remove a malignant tumor on his lung. Gumbel, 61, was guest subbing for Regis Philbin, who recently underwent a successful hip surgery. Gumbel shared the news with Kelly Ripa about his inability to dance. "I can't," he said. "I have a note from my doctor." He explained his surgery and the partial lung removal to contain a cancerous tumor. "They opened up my »

- April MacIntyre

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Morning Links - Tiger's Mother-in-Law in Stable Condition at Florida Hospital

8 December 2009 9:30 AM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Elin Nordegren's mother stable after being rushed to a hospital last night - Us Weekly Tiger was admitted after his crash last week as an overdose patient - TMZ Playgirl is trying to authenticate some X-rated photos possibly of Tiger - Us Weekly Bryant Gumbel reveals he's recovering from cancer surgery - PopEater John Stamos calls in the FBI following an extortion attempt - Celebitchy Uma Thurman's engagement is off - Icydk MTV staffers getting death threats due to Jersey Shore - Fox 411 Alexa Ray Joel is staying at her father's house to recuperate - Lifeline Live Family Ties star Brian Bonsall arrested for assault - Wonderwall Seal is content with four kids - I'm Not Obsessed Madonna would never say never to another adoption - The Blemish »

- PopSugar

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Bryant Gumbel Reveals Lung Cancer Surgery

8 December 2009 9:14 AM, PST | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Bryant Gumbel underwent cancer surgery two months ago to remove a malignant tumor in his lung, he announced on Tuesday's Live with Regis and Kelly.

Gumbel, who filled in for Regis Philbin, made the announcement after telling Kelly Ripa he could not dance due to the surgery and a "note from my doctor."

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Bryant Gumbel Announces He Is Battling Lung Cancer

8 December 2009 9:09 AM, PST | HollywoodLife | See recent HollywoodLife news »

Bryant Gumbel, 61, announced this morning on Live! With Regis & Kelly that he is battling lung cancer.

The former Today show anchor said that he had a malignant tumor removed from his lung two months ago. He was keeping it very quiet until this morning—he revealed that he even kept it from his staff at Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, his show on HBO.

Depending on the stage at which it is caught and the treatment prescribed, the five-year survival rate for lung cancer is 14%. Other celebs have publicly battled this deadly disease as well: Peter Jennings, Humphrey Bogart, and Dana Reeve, Christopher Reeve’s wife, to name a few.

“I’m okay for the time being,” Bryant said. “I’m hoping they green light me to play golf again.” »

- emily

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Bryant Gumbel Recovering From Lung Cancer Surgery

8 December 2009 8:06 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Real Sports is facing real life, and no, we're not talking about Tiger. Sportscaster Bryant Gumbel revealed on Live! With Regis and Kelly today that he recently went under the knife to treat lung cancer. The HBO star was subbing for Regis Philbin, who recently underwent successful hip-replacement surgery, when cohost Kelly Ripa asked him to dance. He declined and explained that he recently had a portion of his lung removed along with a malignant tumor. The former Today show host will see his surgeon again next week, and he is hopeful. "We had told a few people," he said. "We told my family, obviously. I even kept it from my staff at Real Sports. So I'm Ok for the time »

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Bryant Gumbel reveals lung cancer battle on 'Regis and Kelly'

8 December 2009 7:53 AM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

Grab that cup of joe. Bryant Gumbel dropped a bombshell on his "Live! with Regis and Kelly" co-host Tuesday morning.

The 61-year-old sportscaster and TV host told Kelly Ripa that he had major surgery for cancer two months ago.

"They opened up my chest. They took a malignant tumor and they took a part of my lung and some other goodies," said Gumbel.

The morning conversation had begun innocently enough. Ripa was trying to encourage Gumbel, who was subbing for Regis Philbin, to learn a few steps from an upcoming guest, "Dancing With the Stars" pro Julianne Hough.

"I can't dance," said Gumbel. "I can't. I have a note from my doctor."

The full explanation came then that Gumbel had only told select people, even keeping the information from his staff at "Real Sports."  Well, quite a few more people know now.

Although Gumbel says he's "okay for the time being, »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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Bryant Gumbel: 'I Have Lung Cancer'

8 December 2009 7:45 AM, PST | Extra | See recent Extra news »

Bryant Gumbel has revealed that he is suffering from lung cancer.

Gumbel, 61, broke the news during a sit-down on "Live! with Regis & Kelly" Tuesday morning.

"We had told a few people, we told my family, obviously. I even kept it from my staff at 'Real Sports.' So I'm okay for the time being," Bryant says.

The TV host said that he underwent a secret surgery two months ago to remove a malignant tumor and part of his lung. »

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Bryant Gumbel Has Lung Cancer

8 December 2009 6:50 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Bryant Gumbel is being treated for lung cancer, the former Former Today show anchor revealed on Live! With Regis & Kelly Tuesday morning. The sportscaster and TV host, 61, said that he had surgery last month to remove a malignant tumor in his chest, a revelation prompted when Kelly Ripa asked Gumbel, subbing for Regis Philbin, to dance - and he begged off. According to Gumbel, part of his lung was removed, and he will be seeing his surgeon next week. "We had told a few people, we told my family, obviously. I even kept it from my staff at Real Sports. »

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Matt Damon on 'The Early Show,' Clint Eastwood on 'Ellen'

8 December 2009 2:22 AM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

Happy Tuesday...

Daytime:

"Good Morning America":  Po Bronson

"Today": Khloe and Kim Kardashian, Alison Sweeney

"The Early Show": Matt Damon

"Live with Regis and Kelly": Terrence Howard, Julianne Hough, Chef Michael Romano, guest co-host Bryant Gumbel

"The View": Jenny McCarthy, Rita Wilson, Boys Like Girls

"The Bonnie Hunt Show": Dr. Drew Pinsky, Candy Spelling, Anjelah Johnson

"The Ellen DeGeneres Show": Clint Eastwood, Brandt Bickford, Overtone

"Rachael Ray Show": Katie Couric, David Gray

"The Oprah Show": Mackenzie Phillips (repeat)

"The Martha Stewart Show": Wyclef Jean

"It's On with Alexa Chung": Nick Jonas, Kim and Khloe Kardashian.

Late Night:

"The Jay Leno Show": Gabourey Sidibe, the winner of "The Biggest Loser"

"Late Show with David Letterman": Barbara Walters, Blakroc

"The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien": Josh Brolin, Tillie the Dog Artist, Chad Daniels

"Jimmy Kimmel Live": Pee-wee Herman, »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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John Lithgow on 'The Early Show,' Jason Bateman on 'Fallon' & 'Alexa Chung'

7 December 2009 2:23 AM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

Lots of good stuff today: Lithgow, Bateman, Zach Braff on 'Ellen,' Ray Romano on 'Regis' and 'Letterman' and, oh, I hope Bonnie Hunt yells at Jon Tenney for scamming Nora Walker out of a hundred grand last night...

Daytime:

"Good Morning America": Tom Ford, Jenny McCarthy, Ray Romano, Bill O'Reilly

"The Early Show": John Lithgow, the winning team from "The Amazing Race"

"Live with Regis and Kelly": Ray Romano, John Lithgow, guest co-host Bryant Gumbel

"The View": Kyra Sedgwick, Dr. Mehmet Oz

"The Bonnie Hunt Show": Patton Oswalt, Jon Tenney, Christian Siriano

"The Ellen DeGeneres Show": Zach Braff, Allison Iraheta, the latest castoffs from "So You Think You Can Dance"

"Rachael Ray Show": Sofia Vergara

"The Martha Stewart Show": Cheryl Hines

"It's On with Alexa Chung": Jason Bateman, Gossip

"The Tyra Banks Show": Kimberley Locke

Late Night:

"The Jay Leno Show": Susan Sarandon, »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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In Pictures: '6th Annual Unicef Snowflake Ball'

6 December 2009 6:22 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Mariah Carey attending the 6th Annual Unicef Snowflake Ball at Cipriani's in New York City. Photo copyright by Janet Mayer / PR Photos.s Hilary Gumbel attending the 6th Annual Unicef Snowflake Ball at Cipriani's in New York City. Photo copyright by Janet Mayer / PR Photos. Hilary Gumbel and Bryant Gumbel attending the 6th Annual Unicef Snowflake Ball at Cipriani's in New York City. Photo copyright by Janet Mayer / PR Photos. Bryant Gumbel, Antonio Reid attending the 6th Annual Unicef Snowflake Ball at Cipriani's in New York City. Photo copyright by Janet Mayer / PR Photos. 12/02/2009 - Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon - 6th Annual Unicef Snowflake Ball - Arrivals - Cipriani's, East 42nd Street »

- James Wray

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In Pictures: '2009 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala'

29 October 2009 4:44 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Brooke Shields attending the 2009 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala in New York City. Photo copyright by Janet Mayer / PR Photos. Brooke Shields attending the 2009 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala in New York City. Photo copyright by Janet Mayer / PR Photos. Bryant Gumbel and Hillary Gumbel attending the 2009 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala in New York City. Photo copyright by Janet Mayer / PR Photos. 10/27/2009 - Hillary Gumbel - 2009 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala - Arrivals - Waldorf-Astoria Hotel - New York City, NY, USA © Janet Mayer / PR Photos 10/27/2009 - The Pointer Sisters - 2009 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala - Arrivals - Waldorf-Astoria Hotel - New »

- James Wray

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Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel back on HBO June 23

15 June 2009 8:31 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

HBO's award-winning sports series is back June 23. Winner of 21 Sports Emmys in 14 years, "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" presents more enterprising features and reporting when its 147th edition, available in HDTV, debuts Tuesday, June 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. Et/Pt), exclusively on HBO. Segments include: *Legends. In an exclusive joint interview, host Bryant Gumbel sits down with two icons of the 1960s: Gridiron great Jim Brown and basketball immortal Bill Russell. Beyond their hall of fame achievements, both were also outspoken figures in a turbulent period of racism, social activism and profound change. For this expanded segment, Brown and Russell reflect together on the extraordinary events of the era they helped shape, provide candid insights into present-day athletes »

- April MacIntyre

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Horse slaughter, extreme parents and bull riders on HBO's 'Real Sports' May 19

14 May 2009 8:27 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

HBO's "Real Sports" series recently won the Sports Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Sports Journalism for Bernard Goldberg.s piece .Running For Their Lives.. Host Bryant Gumbel's interesting sports news show has won 21 Sports Emmys for Outstanding Sports Journalism 12 of the last 14 years, in addition to being the first sports program honored with the duPont Award for excellence in broadcast journalism. HBO today announced that the 146th edition, available in HDTV, debuts Tuesday, May 19 (10:00-11:00 p.m. Et/Pt), on the network. From HBO, Segments include: A New Era. With its current labor contract heading toward expiration, the NFL Players Association has new leadership for the first time in more than 25 years. Tapped to guide the »

- April MacIntyre

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