1 hr ago
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.
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3 hrs ago
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.
7 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
'Wig Room' finds perfect fit for cancer patients
CONCERN FOR MANY CANCER PATIENTS UNDERGOING CHEMOTHERAPY. NEWS 8'S JERE GISH FOUND A SIMPLE PROGRAM HERE IN THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY THAT HELPS CANCER PATIENTS WITH HAIR LOSS....AND GIVES THEM HOPE.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GI for Life, Leading Provider Colon Health and Probiotic Supplements, ...
GI for Life, an innovative nutriceutical company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program, called Gastrointestinal Inflammation, developed to educate viewers on the effects of diet and colon cancer and other common digestive conditions.
Shareholders approve all agenda items at Cosmo shareholders meeting
Cosmo is a specialty pharmaceutical company that aims to become a global leader in the field of optimized therapies for selected Gastrointestinal and topically treated Skin Disorders.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
A slide of a human colon cancer tumor in Foster City, California.
The world's largest organization of cancer doctors plans to rate the cost effectiveness of expensive oncology drugs, and will urge physicians to use the ratings to discuss the costs with their patients.