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[UK] David Bowie cremated in secret with no loved ones present

The music and fashion icon, known for hits such as Space Oddity and Let’s Dance, died earlier this week after an 18-month battle with lung cancer...Bowie poses for a portrait smoking a cigarette to promote the release of his Hunky Dory albumn in 1971
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 31, 2016 23:45
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What kind of cancer killed them? Obituaries for David Bowie and others don’t say.

Some relatives, though, say their loved ones would be embarrassed by disclosing which organ failed them, especially if the body part felt like too much information, or if it was the liver or lung, where cancers often originate because of smoking or drink
Washington Post
added Jan 31, 2016 23:37
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[UK] Harry Potter star Alan Rickman, 69, 'suffered a slight stroke and then died after short battle with pancreatic cancer'

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 28, 2016 14:55
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[UK] David Bowie planned his end as he lived – on his own terms, blazing a trail

Bowie had every right to protect the privacy of his final days, and if the reports are true that his terminal liver cancer began in his lungs (a common path for lung cancer), this was likely a second round.
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:15
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David Bowie dead: Inner circle kept killer cancer a secret

However contrasting rumours, like that in The Guardian early this month, suggest the singer was suffering not from liver cancer, but lung cancer. The article noted that the secrecy Bowie maintained meant there was no way to confirm the rumours.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:14
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David Bowie in his own words

On death and cigarettes "I can't think of a time that I didn't think about death. There again, I've been smoking all my life so it's hard to not equate the two together." to Jarvis Cocker, The Big Issue, 1997
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:05
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[UK] Lemmy's cause of death revealed: Motörhead frontman had prostate cancer when he died aged 70

The British-born star had cut back his alcohol and tobacco intake over recent years due to poor health. He had been a smoker for 57 years. Lemmy was diagnosed with cancer just after Christmas last year.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 18:39
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[Canada] Daniel Dion, Celine Dion's brother, dies of cancer

on Saturday after a battle with cancer...59...Celine Dion prepares for the funeral of her husband, René Angélil, who died...after a long battle with throat cancer....[Dion] was admitted...with cancer of the throat, tongue and brain.
CNN
added Jan 18, 2016 21:07
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[UK] Giving cancer the finger: Internet responds after three iconic British stars die from cancer in just 18 days

Shows three, who have died of cancer in last month, with middle finger up Rickman died today, Bowie on Sunday and Lemmy Kilmister December 28
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:38
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[UK] 'I have just kissed him goodbye': Emma Thompson reveals she saw Alan Rickman before he died as she pays tribute to her 'friend and ultimate ally'

London-born star Rickman has died in hospital aged 69 surrounded by his family, after battling cancer in secret... It is not yet known what type of cancer the London-born star suffered from, or how long he was secretly battling the illness.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:37
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