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Tom Brokaw: My Cancer Is in Remission

Read his memo to colleagues

Liz Raftery

Tom Brokaw told his NBC colleagues Sunday that his cancer is in remission, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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"A year ago my future was more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge but now I face the New Year with very encouraging news," Brokaw wrote in an email obtained by THR. "The cancer is in remission and I will shortly go on a drug maintenance regimen to keep it there."

Brokaw, 74, was diagnosed earlier this year with multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that affects blood cells in bone marrow.

Read his full memo here.

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