Does someone have cancer?

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TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
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Anonymous
I would add to the other comment that in the final episode, a child is shown, via flashbacks, in the final stages of cancer and going into cardiac arrest in the hospital.
TV Show • 2008 Report
Yes
193
No
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George MacLeod
A father in his fifties is diagnosed with lung cancer at the start of the series.
TV Show • 2021 Report
Yes
176
No
5
21
pinklemonade
Oh Il-Nam (001) has a brain tumor
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
175
No
5
9
RidleyMathers
Rues dad
TV Show • 2014 Report
Yes
152
No
6
9
series_of_unfortunate_events
It's revealed early on that BoJack's former friend Herb has cancer and a few months left to live. S1E8 involves BoJack visiting Herb, who is receiving medical treatment from home. S2E3 depicts Herb's funeral. He was in remission at the time he died, but the episode involves discussion of cancer.
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
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No
1
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hyperandrogenism
Frequently people die of cancer. Some doctors have/develop brain cancer. Tumors are operated on on screen.
TV Show • 2013 Report
Yes
132
No
0
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AlexKrueger
Jacks Wife Bella has stage 4 cancer and you see elements of her treatment. There's also a very rough line about her having stage 4 in Season 1 episode 5. It’s near the end and you can just skip over the conversation between Bella and Hannibal if you wish.
Yes
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No
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Anonymous
SPOILERS — Nagito Komaeda, has lymphoma and frontotemporal dementia. However, this information can only be found out by playing his free time events, which is optional.
TV Show • 2013 Report
Yes
110
No
1
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Truedegenerate
Yes the first few seasons have Rosa who has ovarian cancer and talks about it a lot. Nothing super graphic is shown. Chemo appointments are shown
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
107
No
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LilyAccount
major plot point, cannot be avoided
Book Report
Yes
106
No
16
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Anonymous
The frog universe has cancer
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
103
No
16
5
hyperandrogenism
One episode has a woman who has brain cancer and a man who had brain cancer but was cured.
TV Show • 2013 Report
Yes
102
No
18
12
Anonymous
One of the side characters, Detective Lohank, has prostate cancer
TV Show • 2010 Report
Yes
98
No
15
4
loserscap
Both previously mentioned, Ezekiel's is first mentioned in season 10 episode 5, but also when you meet Tara in season 4 episode 6 it's mentioned and shown imagery of her dad with cancer.
Movie • 2004 Report
Yes
96
No
2
15
Anonymous
John, AKA Jigsaw has cancer.
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
87
No
4
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jrtv
a character has a tumour she says is benign, but grows rapidly and weakens her. the tumour is removed and she recovers.
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
84
No
2
2
alyssalol
monica is diagnosed with a brain tumor, frank starts dating a young doctor with cancer who eventually dies and another one of frank’s lovers named dottie is terminally ill and dies during sex
Podcast Report
Yes
83
No
1
8
Keladry
Recurring (deceased) character has a brain tumor
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
83
No
0
10
GalraFloof
Wade has had cancer the entire franchise, it's the point of his superpowers. So if that's a trigger, it's better to stay away from the franchise all together.
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
75
No
5
10
insectlover
Ep 02, from 05:00 to 06:39 shows a kid with cancer in a "make-a-wish" situation
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
75
No
2
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jackparker
SKIP 52:54-53:28

A character talks about losing a fight against their cancer diagnosis and opens their shirt to reveal lesions.
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
74
No
5
6
AllisonIsTired
In Coven
TV Show • 2020 Report
Yes
71
No
1
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LuzSorrentino
In Ep. 4 it is mentioned that Monica Rambeau's mother died of cancer
TV Show • 2009 Report
Yes
71
No
0
5
Anonymous
Kurt's father gets testicular cancer in season 4
Movie • 2020 Report
Yes
69
No
0
6
Marshy
A woman has cancer, though the type is not specified.
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
67
No
0
8
SiriusStarr
Most likely 10,000-100,000 people, though only a few characters are actually depicted with cancer.
Video Game • 2017 Report
Yes
63
No
5
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Anonymous
it's revealed that a character died of cancer, albeit offscreen
Movie • 1999 Report
Yes
63
No
1
5
diego
the beginning of the film revolves around a club dedicated to survivors of testicular cancer. the people there are portrayed in a caricature-ish manner.
Movie • 2016 Report
Yes
62
No
0
8
handsomezer0111
Wade Wilson has cancer
TV Show • 2004 Report
Yes
62
No
5
2
NobodyOwens
Various patients end up with cancer and a main character is an oncologist