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2 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

Doctor's orders: Talk about death

Chicago journalist Carlos Hernandez Gomez , a former WBEZ staffer died from colon cancer in 2010.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

12 hrs ago | New York Post

Roma Torre doing well after colon cancer surgery

Down but not out, NY1 anchor Roma Torre put on a brave face Thursday after undergoing surgery to remove a malignant tumor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Roma Torre, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newswise

Medicare Approval of DNA Colorectal Cancer Test Should Lead to Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage

The evidence standard that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services used to approve Medicare coverage of a stool DNA colorectal cancer screening test , under a new joint approval process with the Food and Drug Administration, should be applied to CT colonography and other CRC screening exams.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Colorectal Health, Medicine, Medicaid

PhysOrg Weblog

Drug shows promise for subset of stage III colon cancer patients

A subset of patients with stage III colon cancer had improved survival rates when treated with irinotecan-based therapy, according to a new study in Gastroenterology , the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Carac, Efudex, Fluorouracil (generic), Adrucil, Fluorouracil (generic), University of Washington

Examiner.com

Diem Brown battles colon cancer: Hysterectomy ends pregnancy dreams

Diem Brown is grateful to be alive after undergoing an emergency hysterectomy for colon cancer, but her dreams of pregnancy and childbirth are gone forever, People reported Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Ovarian Cancer

Medical News Today

New approach to treating cancer: personalized radiation therapy...

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is finding new ways to use individualized, internal radiation delivered in the operating room immediately after a cancer tumor is removed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Health, Oncology, Women's Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Health.com

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Doctors may be performing too many repeat colonoscopies on people who've had pre-cancerous polyps removed during an earlier colon cancer screening, a new Norwegian study suggests.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Polyp removal doesn't always signal raised colon cancer risk, study says

Doctors may be performing too many repeat colonoscopies on people who've had pre-cancerous polyps removed during an earlier colon cancer screening, a new Norwegian study suggests.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Phillymag.com

Undy Run | Photo courtesy Colon Cancer Alliance

If you had a blast at Cupid's Undie Run earlier this year, consider stripping down once again for the Philadelphia Undy Run/Walk on September 13th.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, University of Pennsylvania

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NewsTarget.com

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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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Colorectal Health, Health, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Nutrition

TVSPY

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.

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Related Topix: Roma Torre, Colorectal Health, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Entertainment, Television

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine

TheCelebrityCafe

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Ovarian 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.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health

MTV

'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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Frank Sinatra, Jazz, Oncology, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Health

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Denver Post

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.

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Medicine, Colitis, Colorectal Health, Newman University, Wake Forest University, Entertainment

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sun-Star

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Ovarian Cancer

Sys-Con Media

Popular Gilbert and Scottsdale, AZ Gastroenterologist Now Offers...

He diagnoses and treats patients who have mild to severe issues related to their digestive systems.

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Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Health, Colorectal Health

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