NBC's Tom Brokaw Says He Has Cancer
The veteran newsman says he's undergoing treatment for multiple myeloma after being diagnosed in August.By Christian Bryant | February 11, 2014
Veteran newsman and NBC correspondent Tom Brokaw announced Tuesday he's undergoing treatment for cancer.
The 74-year-old Brokaw said he's been suffering from multiple myeloma, a cancer that affects blood cells in the bone marrow, since last summer. He was diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic in August. (Via OWN)
NBC broke the news on its website saying Brokaw's doctors "are optimistic about the outcome of the treatment he is receiving." Brokaw added that he still considers himself to be "the luckiest guy I know."