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Tom Brokaw on Cancer Battle: 'I'm Still the Luckiest Guy I Know'

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 12:20 PM, May 8, 2015

Aired August 26, 2015

Legendary newsman Tom Brokaw is sitting down with Rachael and talking about his recent battle with an incurable form of cancer and how it’s changed his life.

Brokaw says that his cancer, which is now in remission, changed his perspective greatly. He now spends more time with his grandkids, and in fact only makes time for people who make him happy. Despite his cancer struggle, he says, “I’m still the luckiest guy I know.”

Watch to hear him talk about why he wrote his book, and how he thinks it might help families dealing with cancer.