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Paul Gleason, actor in `The Breakfast Club'

Paul Gleason, who played the go-to bad guy in "Trading Places" and the angry high school principal in "The Breakfast Club," died Saturday of mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer linked to asbestos. He was 67.Through his career, Gleason appeared in more than 60 movies that included "Die Hard," "Johnny Be Good," and "National Lampoon's Van Wilder." Most recently, Gleason made a handful of television appearances in hit shows such as "Friends" and "Seinfeld." -- Associated Press

Anita Roberts, noted cancer researcher

WASHINGTON -- Anita Roberts, a highly regarded cancer researcher whose work illuminated how cancer progresses and how wounds heal, died of gastric cancer May 26 at her home in Bethesda, Md. She was 66.

Roberts, the 49th most-cited scientist in the world and the third most-cited female scientist, was chief of the Laboratory of Cell Regulation and Carcinogenesis at the National Cancer Institute. She and her research partner, Dr. Michael Sxxx of Dartmouth Medical School, won the 2005 Komen Foundation Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction for their work on molecules that can turn a healthy cell cancerous. -- washington post

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The Details about when and how he was diagnosed have not been released as of today.DO not know if they will release them.

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