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2 hrs ago | The Evening Sun

Memorial 5k set for May

Given the disparity surrounding the tough issues of death and dying, the topic is often taboo in most circles and sadly, many families fail to realize that the loss of a loved one can be seized as an opportunity to celebrate life rather than dwelling over the void.


Related Topix: Medicine, Palliative Care, Norwich, NY, Colorectal Health, Health, Guilford, NY, Bainbridge, NY, Chenango County, NY

7 hrs ago |

Why one of the top cancer doctors thinks he can help you live longer

'My job is not to shrink your cancer but to change your health state to help you live longer and better' At least twice a week in his medical office in Beverly Hills, David Agus will sit in front of a patient, look them in the eye and say, "I have no more drugs to treat your cancer."


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Colorectal Health, Breast Cancer, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Genomic Health, Inc. (GHDX) - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals...

It focuses on the research, development and commercialization of genomic-based clinical laboratory services for the treatment of cancer.


Related Topix: Startups, Genomic Health, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Health, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer


Aspirin's benefit in preventing colon cancer depends on DNA

Cancer is the first disease where physicians have personalized treatment, matching a tumor's genetics to the appropriate chemotherapy, and now it may be the first in which prevention, too, can be personalized.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Inflammation

Newberry Observer

Frogs are hoppin' out all over Prosperity

Prosperity's Frog Man, James Sizemore, uses these cardboard templates to cut the large pieces of metal he needs for the large frog in downtown Prosper... PROSPERITY - Prosperity's Hoppin', a festival built around Prosperity's lineage as the town Frog Level, will honor Prosperity's very own Frog Man, James Sizemore.


Related Topix: Prosperity, SC, Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine, Lung Cancer, Newberry County, SC

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Marlboro woman spreads message about importance of colonoscopies

As she closes out her life, 46-year-old Debbie Whitmore is committed to making happy memories for her husband, Mark, and their four sons to share when she is gone.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

Tue Apr 22, 2014

University of Rochester

3rd Annual Walk/Run to Benefit Colon Cancer Education, Research

UR Medicine's Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will sponsor the 3rd annual Strollin' for the Colon 5K Walk/Run beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, in Geneseo.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Geneseo, NY, Livingston County, NY

The Orlando Sentinel

News 13's Amanda Evans thanks 'amazing readers'

Amanda Evans, who is departing News 13 on May 2, sent me this note Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Medical Daily

Colon Cancer Linked To Dietary Fats: Scientists Find New Clue To Create Drugs To Stop Tumors

Scientists have verified a connection between colorectal cancers and dietary fats by deleting a cellular structure in mice with colon cancer.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine, Arizona State University, Inflammation

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists find key steps linking dietary fats and colon cancer tumor growth

The study, led by Arizona State University researcher and physician Dr. Raymond DuBois, M.D., Ph.D., has identified a molecular culprit, called peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta , which, when deleted in a mouse model of colon cancer , stopped key steps required for the initiation and progression of tumor growth.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Arizona State University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Life Stories: Teaching wasn't work for Butch Umbarger, who considered his profession 'a...

MOBILE, Alabama - When he knew he'd "lost" his math students - they had grown bored, their minds had wandered - Butch Umbarger knew how to bring them back.


Related Topix: Lucedale, MS, Health, Colorectal Health, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, University of South Alabama

Sat Apr 19, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

What causes narrow stools? Should I be concerned?

Narrow stools that occur infrequently probably are harmless. However in some cases, narrow stools - especially if pencil thin - may be a sign of narrowing or obstruction of the colon due to colon cancer.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine


A mitochondria-mediated apoptotic pathway induced by deoxynivalenol in human colon cancer cells.

Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA , Vol.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Pharmacology, Medicine, Food Poisoning

WTOC-TV Savannah

American Red Cross holds blood drive in honor of Lori Gordon

The American Red Cross held the 2nd Annual Lori Dunham Gordon Memorial Blood Drive at the Savannah Mall on Saturday.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

'Wig Room' finds perfect fit for cancer patients



Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Colorectal Health

The Orlando Sentinel

Amanda Evans leaving News 13 to care for husband

This is the hardest and easiest decision at the same time," she told me Friday. "Balancing doctor's appointments, chemo and working full time just wasn't working.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Entertainment

South Wales Argus

Dad's cancer battle inspires Abertillery woman

Lisa Bytheway with her father Mark Price and Tomos Morgan-Price who has organised a charity event at Llanhilleth Miners Institute called The Undercover Appeal raising awareness of Colon Cancer.


Related Topix: Blaenau Gwent County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Colorectal Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Getting Checked for Colon Cancer Can Save Lives

Cancer is the second leading cause of American deaths every year, only behind heart disease.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine

Fox News

1 in 20 misdiagnosed?

At least 1 in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the U.S. every year, a new study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety indicates.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Baylor College of Medicine

Science Blog

Radiation therapy for cervical cancer increases risk for colorectal cancer

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are the first to recommend that young women treated with radiation for cervical cancer should begin colorectal cancer screening earlier than traditionally recommended.


Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Oncology