Tammy Faye dies at age 65

Tammy Faye Messner, whose can-do Christian cheer helped her survive the PTL scandal and forge a second career as a pop-culture queen, died Friday after battling cancer for more than a decade.

Cancer treatments stopped for ex-televangelist Tammy Faye

Disgraced former televangelist Tammy Faye Messner said doctors have stopped treating her cancer and “now it’s up to God and my faith.”

Tammy Faye Says Lung Cancer Has Returned

RALEIGH, N.C. — Former televangelist Tammy Faye Messner said Wednesday that cancer has returned to her lungs, marking her third battle with the illness. Messner was first diagnosed with colon cancer nearly a decade ago and last year announced that the disease has spread to her lungs. It has since reappeared in her lungs, she […]

Tammy Faye faces lung cancer battle

MATTHEWS, N.C. – Former televangelist Tammy Faye Messner, of Matthews, announced Thursday on national television that she has inoperable lung cancer. Messner, 62, said she “believes in miracles” and that she is considering holistic medicine in addition to chemotherapy to treat her cancer. The former Tammy Faye Bakker divorced televangelist Jim Bakker in 1992 while […]
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