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Angela "Big Ang" Raiola of the VH1 reality show "Mob Wives" was diagnosed with a malignant, "lemon-sized" throat tumor in March 2015, according to People magazine. After two surgeries, Big Ang said she was on the road to recovery, but in February 2016, TMZ reported family members said it had spread to stage 4 brain and lung cancer that was resistant to chemotherapy treatment she underwent in January. (Credit: Getty Images)

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