Siegel's Cancer Crusade Began Before His Own Diagnosis

Colorectal cancer will kill more than 50,000 people this year alone, according to the American Cancer Society. Fifteen years before the 63-year-old Joel Siegel learned he had the cancer, he decided to everything he could to confront it. Brain cancer killed his second wife Jane at age 31. The sudden and crushing loss gave him a new understanding and empathy for everyone touched by the disease. After actor Gene Wilder lost his wife, famed comedienne Gilda Radner, he and Siegel bonded. ...Full Story
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