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Curing cancer naturally - Four inspiring stories of healing disease with diet
As terrifying as a diagnosis of cancer can be, stories of individuals taking their health into their own hands, and defeating so-called 'terminal' illness through natural methods are common.
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NY1 Anchor Roma Torre Taking Leave After Cancer Diagnosis
The New York Daily News reports that NY1 anchor and theater critic Roma Torre has been diagnosed with colon cancer and will be taking a leave of absence from the Time Warner Cable News station.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Health news: FDA approves at-home colon cancer test
Both testing for and talking about colon cancer can be a little uncomfortable. But a newly approved test could help make it a little less invasive to tackle this deadly disease.
Diem Brown faces cancer for the third time
Diem Brown, known for roles in reality shows such as MTV's The Challenge , has been diagnosed with colon cancer.
The Baltimore Sun
Dr. Ben Carson named chairman of Frederick biotech Vaccinogen
Former Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Ben Carson has been named chairman of the board of Frederick biotechnology company Vaccinogen Inc., which also announced Monday it received a commitment of up to $80 million from a Swedish investor.
'Challenge' Fans Use Diem Brown's Own MedGift To...
Cancer survivor and MedGift founder Diem Brown has devoted her life to helping those who face medical hardships, but now, upon her third cancer diagnosis , it's she who's getting a very heartening helping hand.
Vaccinogen Completes Initial Closing of an $80 Million Financing
In a previous Phase III study, OncoVAXA reduced recurrence of cancer from approximately one in three to one in ten Stage , MD, a noted pediatric neurosurgeon and existing Vaccinogen Medical Advisory Board member, has been appointed to the Board of Directors and named Chairman of the Board.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation presents 2014 Distinction Awards
Lennee Mozia and her father, Dr. Nelson Mozia, recipient of the CCFA's John S. Sable Lifetime Achievement Award.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Custodio: On being Catholic
WHENEVER I am in Manila, I always try to visit Padre Pio's chapel in Libis. It has become a staple destination during my visits to the Metro.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
PEOPLE: MTV Challenges Diem Brown Diagnosed with Colon Cancer
Over the course of nine years, Diem Brown has displayed incredible strength and courage as she battled ovarian cancer not once, but twice.
Popular Gilbert and Scottsdale, AZ Gastroenterologist Now Offers...
He diagnoses and treats patients who have mild to severe issues related to their digestive systems.
Why DNA testing isn't always best for customising medical treatment
If doctors discovered you had a 30 per cent chance of developing colon cancer, would you want to know? What if that probability was only 10 per cent, or perhaps as high as 50? Maybe it would depend on what you could do to improve your prognosis - or whether the information would be confidential.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Los Angeles Times
A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not
Were you as irked by this problem as your fellow consumers were? http://t.co/hdda So anyone who comes along with a simple, non-invasive alternative is probably going to make a lot of money.
Report: Michigan fails to give enough funding for cancer screening, prevention programs
Michigan isn't targeting enough state funding for cancer prevention and detection or approving other policies, according to a report released Thursday.
Research offers insight into cellular biology of colorectal cancer
A study recently published in the journal Carcinogenesis by researchers at the University of Kansas shows a new role for the protein adenomatous polyposis coli in suppressing colorectal cancer A- the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. Lead author Kristi Neufeld, associate professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Insurance exchanges fail colon cancer patients
The death rate from colon cancer is declining, but treatment takes a severe financial toll on many patients, Greenamyer says.
Sauk Co. man battles colon cancer, raises awareness
At 31, Jim Gainey had a seemingly perfect life. He and his wife, Catherine had two boys, 3-year-old Shamus and 10-month-old Finnegan.
Certain Seniors Advised Against Cancer Screenings
Cancer screenings can help people detect early signs of the disease or put their minds at ease if no trace of cancer is found.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Many Get Cancer Screening at Advanced Ages
Many older adults who are unlikely to live more than 10 years still are given routine screening tests for cancer, new studies show.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Racial disparities in colon cancer treatment
September's issue of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum identifies racial disparities in colon cancer treatment in an Equal-Access Healthcare System? Accessibility to medical care may be the most important factor influencing differences in colon cancer treatment rates among whites and blacks.