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Adam Yauch Dead: Beastie Boys' MCA Dies at 47 After Cancer Battle

Neilson Barnard, Getty Images Reports that the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch (aka MCA) died after his battle with cancer have now been confirmed, according to TMZ. He had been diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his parotid gland in July 2009. Yauch was 47. More to come...
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Beastie Boy Down: Adam Yauch Announces Illness

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (5 years ago)

The Beastie Boys have just announced that singer Adam Yauch has been diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left parotid, aka salivary, gland and consequently, the band has cancelled all of their upcoming tour dates -- including hi... Read Post

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch has cancer

Entertainment : Lifeline Live (5 years ago)

Just in: Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys was diagnosed last week as having a cancerous tumor in his left parotid (salivary) gland. It was caught early and is considered "very treatable," says a statement from the band. Yauch will... ... Read Post

Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys Dead at 47

Entertainment : EveryJoe: Entertainment (3 years ago)

Adam "MCA" Yauch, one of the founders of the Beastie Boys, has died of cancer at age 47. Yauch had been battling cancer since 2009 when a tumor was found in his salivary gland. The illness kept Yauch from attending the Beastie Boys'... Read Post


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