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Tom Brokaw’s Cancer Is in Remission: “I Face the New Year With Very Encouraging News”

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Tom Brokaw revealed that his cancer is in remission.

Tom Brokaw is happy and healthy and wants his NBC family to know it! The longtime reporter, 74, sent a note to the employees of the network, letting them know that his cancer had gone into remission. 

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"A year ago my future was more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge but now I face the New Year with very encouraging news," he wrote. "The cancer is in remission and I will shortly go on a drug maintenance regimen to keep it there." 

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The former NBC Nightly News anchor then recalled being a presidential delegate to the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge and meeting with the vets who returned for the anniversary. 

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"I flew home reflecting again on how lucky we are that generation gave us the lives we have today – how my last year was a challenge but I was meeting it in world class hospitals with brilliant physicians, not in a foxhole in the Ardennes," he concluded, signing the note "T Bone." 

Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in August 2013. 

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