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Saturday Aug 23 | Observer

Many to go - Paulstrong' on Sept. 7

Most all of us have something to overcome in our lifetime. Forty-four-year-old Paul Szach, born and raised as a respectable hometown citizen, has certainly had much more than his share of adversity.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Dunkirk, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nerve News

Family top priority for Celine Dion

Singer Celine Dion has cancelled all her work engagements indefinitely to stay by her ailing 72-year-old spouse Rene Angelil's side, and to support their sons as family always comes first for her.


Related Topix: Celine Dion, Pop/Rock, Health

Altoona Mirror

Richard J. - Rick' Griebel

Richard J. "Rick" Griebel, 60, Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Altoona, passed away July 16, 2014, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Local musicians band together to benefit cancer center

Arny and Pam Spielberg are celebrating Pam's fifth year of being cancer-free with a concert to benefit the UMass Memorial Cancer Center.


Related Topix: Folk, Fiddler's Green, Health, Hanover Insurance, Insurance

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Celine Dion Scraps All Performances Indefinitely

Singer Celine Dion has axed all her upcoming performances and postponed every work commitment indefinitely so she can take care of her sick husband.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Celine Dion, Health


Celine Dion announces show biz hiatus to focus on ailing husband

Celine Dion has announced she is putting her career on hold indefinitely, in order to focus on her family and ongoing health issues.


Related Topix: Celine Dion, Pop/Rock, Health

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Sherry's Run patient pays forward encouragement

Don Walker is a husband, father, grandfather, driving and safety instructor, Christian and retired member of the U.S. Coast Guard, but perhaps the best word to describe him is encourager.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Lebanon, TN, Health

The Standard

Study shows radiotherapy can lift stroke risk

A Chinese University study has found that nose and throat cancer patients who have received radiotherapy have a higher risk of stroke about 10 years after the treatment.


Related Topix: Health

Sun Aug 10, 2014

How medical marijuana can make a difference

Sam Rennix could be forgiven for assuming that the worst was behind him after triple-bypass surgery in 2010.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Delaware County, PA, Narberth, PA, Medicine, Cancer, Health

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US bots flagged Ebola before outbreak announced

Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research.


Related Topix: Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

High surgeon volume improves long-term survival after esophagectomy

A study in the latest issue of Gut examines the association between hospital volume, surgeon volume and hospital type in relation to long-term survival after esophagectomy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health

Sys-Con Media

Allegheny Health Network Team Develops Biomarker for Early Detection of Esophageal Cancer

The four-protein panel, called B-AMP , is a simple, non-invasive, low-cost blood test, that identified esophageal cancer with a high classification accuracy of 87 percent in the study.


Related Topix: Health

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Daily dose of aspirin helps cut cancer risk: study

Taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing and dying from major cancers of the digestive tract including bowel, stomach and esophageal cancer, according to a large-scale British study published Wednesday.


Related Topix: Health, Stroke, Medicine, Oncology

Aug. 9: Dan Hicks at City Winery

From '60s San Francisco drummer to Americana icon, musician Dan Hicks continually carves out varied and versatile tunes.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Pop/Rock, Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, Santa Rosa, CA, Health

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Ebola death toll reaches 932; 1,700 cases

Taking aspirin every day appears to reduce the odds of developing and dying from colon, stomach or esophageal cancer, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Health, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Pittsburgh-based study offers hope for early esophageal cancer test

Having found a way to address the disease's genetic diversity, Pittsburgh-based researchers published a study Tuesday offering hope of a simple blood test for early detection of lethal esophageal cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Buffalo, NY, Prostate Cancer

Business Journal

AHN team develops test to detect esophageal cancer

A research team led by Allegheny Health Network surgical oncologist Blair Jobe has developed a test that could detect esophageal cancer, a relatively rare but often deadly disease that is becoming more common.


Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine

WSJ Media and Advertising

Jesse Winchester Finds Peace on 'All That We Have Is Now'

Jesse Winchester hung on long enough to record one last album. The veteran singer and songwriter completed "A Reasonable Amount of Trouble" earlier this year, before he died of cancer in April.


Related Topix: Health, Advertising

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Daily Mail

Michigan woman, Jennifer Korth, fighting cancer for five years dies one month after wedding

By the time the couple married, Jennifer was already in hospice care. They did not marry earlier because they feared she would lose her insurance Newlywed Jennifer Korth, 30, learned five years ago she had esophageal cancer, The Flint Journal reported.


Related Topix: Wedding, Health


Penn Researchers Receive $7.3 Million Grant Renewal from NCI to Study Esophageal Cancer

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will receive $7.3 million over the next five years from the National Cancer Institute to find new ways to treat esophageal cancer.


Related Topix: Health, University of Pennsylvania, Genetics, Medicine, Lung Cancer