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EXCLUSIVE: Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock came from two different planets but William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy bonded over Star Trek slights, anti-Semitic slurs, bad marriages and battles with alcohol - until their final falling out

in February 2014, Nimoy made public that he had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He now needed an oxygen tank to help him breathe. He raged and cursed, 'Goddam it' and asked Shatner 'Why didn't you stop me from smoking'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 18:53
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Howard Koslow Dies at 91; Artist Designed Stamps for 40 Years

designing a 33-cent stamp in 1999 honoring the artist Jackson Pollock...Koslow removed the cigarette in accordance with Postal Service policy, which forbade any image that could be seen as promoting tobacco use...National Smokers Alliance wrote...“an affr
New York Times
added Feb 2, 2016 14:35
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[UK] KENNY: Not only is cancer a lot more treatable, we can talk about it

When King George VI, father of the present Queen Elizabeth, died from lung cancer in 1952, it was not openly referred to at the time. When his brother, the abdicated Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, died in 1972, also from cancer, neither was that made know
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:04
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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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