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Former NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw Diagnosed with Cancer

Former NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw Diagnosed with Cancer

It was just announced that NBC’s Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow.

“I remain the luckiest guy I know. With the exceptional support of my family, medical team and friends, I am very optimistic about the future and look forward to continuing my life, my work and adventures still to come,” the 74-year-old news correspondent shared in a statement.

He added, “I am very grateful for the interest in my condition but I also hope everyone understands I wish to keep this a private matter.”

Despite this news, Tom has been keeping busy while covering the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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