Saturday Aug 23
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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.
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.