Bone Cancer


8 Feb 1957 Mathematician John von Neumann dies from bone cancer related to radiation exposure in close proximity to atomic bomb testing, Washington, DC.
6 Apr 1992 Founder of Wal-Mart, Sam Walton, dies of multiple myeloma, Little Rock AR. At time of death, his 38% of Wal-Mart equalled a market value of $20B.
20 Dec 1996 Astronomer Carl Sagan dies of pneumonia related to his bone marrow cancer (myelodysplasia), at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA.
22 Jun 2002 Insipid advice columnist Ann Landers (real name, Esther Pauline Lederer) dies of a multiple myeloma, at her home in Chicago IL.
22 Oct 2002 Former DCI Richard Helms dies of multiple myeloma.

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