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Ethan Zohn getting his second stem cell transplant today

Survivor Africa winner and generally amazing person Ethan Zohn will get his second stem cell transplant today, part of his treatment for the recurrence of cancer. Survivor Amazon winner and Ethan’s girlfriend Jenna Morasca is tweeting updates. Earlier this month, he told his show Everyday Health, “I’m extremely … I’m scared. I’m nervous. I’m anxious. …

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Ethan Zohn’s cancer has returned, and he’s running the New York City marathon

Survivor Africa winner and The Amazing Race 19 contestant Ethan Zohn’s cancer has returned after going into remission in 2010. That was discovered Sept. 14. “It’s localized in my lung area. But it’s good that it’s not all over my body,” he told People. He was first diagnosed in May 2009 with stage two Hodgkin’s …

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Survivor Africa, Marquesas full-season DVDs out today

Full-season DVDs for both Survivor Africa and Survivor Marquesas were released today, available only from Amazon, where the DVDs are manufactured on-demand for $25.99 each. As you might expect, Survivor Africa is the current best-seller, followed by Marquesas–and then the previously-released Pearl Islands and season one. They’ve been available for pre-order since July. Besides full …

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Survivor, Ethan Zohn raise money for Stand Up to Cancer; CBS airing PSAs with cast members

Survivor Africa winner and cancer survivor Ethan Zohn has become the spokesperson for the CBS show’s new effort to raise money to fight cancer. That effort will include PSAs, such as the one below, that feature cast members besides Ethan including Rupert Boneham, Amber Brkich-Mariano, James Clement, Colby Donaldson, Cirie Fields, Russell Hantz, Jerri Manthey, …

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Ethan Zohn in remission, says African flower helped “saved my life,” wants conservation law

Survivor Africa winner Ethan Zohn reported in December that his Hodgkin’s lymphoma was “vaporized” by radiation treatments, and its remission is in part due to a flower that grows in Africa and contributed to his medication. Ethan writes in a CNN.com essay that “Chemotherapy drugs wracked my body for months. But as they worked I …

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Ethan Zohn undergoing radiation, stem cell transplant, is still “focused” and “positive”

Survivor Africa winner Ethan Zohn is now is now halfway through 25 days of radiation for his stage two Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and that will be followed by and then have a stem cell transplant–which requires a month-long hospitalization. His first two rounds of chemo were unsuccessful and his cancer actually spread. In addition to periodic …

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