19 hrs ago
Health News Digest
Aggressive Tumors Silence Genes that Fight Cancer
New Haven, Conn.- A study led by Yale Cancer Center may provide clues to how some aggressive cancers turn off, or silence, genes critical to suppressing tumors.
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23 hrs ago
One Mistake Led to Another (Part VI) - What's the Cause?
The American Cancer Society lists 14 risk factors for colon cancer , and it breaks those 14 factors into 3 categories: risk factors you cannot change, lifestyle-related factors, and factors with uncertain, controversial, and unproven effects.
Copper chelation selectively kills colon cancer cells through redox...
Metals including iron, copper and zinc are essential for physiological processes yet can be toxic at high concentrations.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Low-carb diet reduces colon cancer risk: Bolsters ketogenic diet claims
Scientists at the University of Toronto say a low-carb diet can dramatically reduce the risk of colon cancer .
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Annie: Daughter's weight causes concern for mom
DEAR ANNIE: My husband and I have four wonderful children, all college graduates with great jobs in their chosen careers.
One Mistake Led to Another (Part V) - Colon Cancer Stage III
When you think that you have food poisoning, but the doctor tells you that you have Colon cancer , you suddenly start asking yourself different questions.
Union County Weekly
Helping through hats
Two years ago, Robin Viar's doctor spoke the words no patient wants to hear: "It's cancer."
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Extracellular matrix signatures of human primary metastatic colon...
Colorectal cancer is the third most frequently diagnosed cancer and the third cause of cancer deaths in the United States.
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
Medicare's Colonoscopy Loophole Could Cost Your Patients
Proposals to fix the way Medicare collects colonoscopy co-pays from its beneficiaries are currently under consideration by both houses of the U.S. Congress.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Genetic testing opens up new treatment options for local cancer patient
Advanced genetic testing led to additional treatment options for Jenn Morey, who is battling stage 4 colon cancer.
Gut microbes turn carbs into colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer has been linked to carbohydrate-rich western diets, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear.
How Carbs Contribute To Colon Cancer: Intestinal Flora Turns Them Into Tumors
A new study of mice genetically predisposed to colorectal cancer has shown how gut microbes metabolize carbohydrates, which in turn causes tumors.
Patent Issued for Method of Infrared Thermography for Earlier...
News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present invention relates to a method and device to detect and identify pathologies inside orifices of a living subject and more specifically to a method and device to detect and identify cancer.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
New Colon Cancer Findings from University Hospital Discussed...
In this paper, we describe the screening of a peptide library for identification of reporter peptides that are selectively cleaved in serum specimens from colorectal cancer patients and investigate the benefits of RP multiplexing."
Colon cancer survivors blast Medicare 'loophole'
Colon and rectal cancer advocates are calling on Congress to change what they call an unfair Medicare loophole related to colonoscopies.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Rudolph: Bladder cancer is curable if detected early
I saw a 66-year-old new patient last week who reported he had noticed blood in his urine intermittently for the past three months.
Florence Matthews, 80, tavern owner
Florence Matthews, 80, of Mount Laurel, beloved local restaurateur, accomplished cook, crack bartender, and hostess extraordinaire, died Wednesday, July 2, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died
Eric Lentz built a camp in Wisconsin for sick and impoverished children a dream he pursued after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer.
Broad Acres Elementary seeking name change to honor late principal
JoAnn “Jody” Leleck was principal of Broad Acres Elementary School in Silver Spring.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Nellie D. Edwards; 1944-2014: Investigator fought for fair housing
Nellie D. Edwards, who won respect, and housing discrimination cases, as chief investigator of the Toledo Fair Housing Center, died Monday in ProMedica Flower Hospital, Sylvania.