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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • What Doctors Know: Who's most at risk for colorectal cancer?

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance Colorectal cancer includes cancer of the bowels, colon, rectum and intestines. Colorectal cancer is often diagnosed after the patient shows a number of symptoms including blood in the stools, constipation, rapid weight...
  • Vegan communities growing, along with research on health benefits

    No, vegans are not extraterrestrials from a planet orbiting Vega, although many might consider their dietary habits to be completely alien. Plant-only eaters represent a mere 2 percent of the population; another 5 percent describe themselves as...
  • UnitedHealth: New doctor payment plan cut cancer care costs

    (Reuters) - An experiment changing how U.S. cancer doctors are compensated cut healthcare costs by a third, with no discernible decline in patient health, according to a three-year study by insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc and five medical oncology groups....
  • On the Town: CHLA's La Providencia Guild holds summer event

    On the Town: CHLA's La Providencia Guild holds summer event
    Nestled just north of Universal Studios on the shore of Toluca Lake, Lakeside Golf Club served as the perfect venue for the women of the La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles who convened for their annual summer meeting, luncheon and...
  • Brain-tumor patient becomes area's first to try laser-heat treatment

    Brain-tumor patient becomes area's first to try laser-heat treatment
    Diane Bostick, who fought back breast cancer in 2009 but later found the cancer had spread to her brain, received a literal ray of hope, becoming the first person in Central Florida to undergo a new laser thermal treatment for brain tumors. Five days...
  • JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon says he has throat cancer

    Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co., revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. In a memo to JPMorgan employees and shareholders, Dimon, 58, called his prognosis excellent and the cancer...
  • Indianapolis' Chuck Pagano, like his team, has been a fighter

    Indianapolis' Chuck Pagano, like his team, has been a fighter
    Say this for the Indianapolis Colts, they don't go quietly. They were the only team to beat the Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers last season. They rallied from a 28-point deficit for a 45-44 victory over Kansas City in a wild-...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Ian Carey, Salisbury High School; Amanda Hillegas, Saucon Valley High School; Andrew Nosti, Palmerton High School; Helen O'Connor, Carbon Career & Technical Institute; Nicole Overby, Bethlehem Catholic High School; Cayce Pope, Jim Thorpe High School;...
  • Cancer survivor recalls milestones

    Cancer survivor recalls milestones
    Twelve years ago today I became officially cancer-free after receiving healthy bone marrow from a donor — who happened to be my dad. About 30 days later I went home from an Indianapolis hospital with a bag of medications, a list of foods I had...
  • Greg Cote: Legendary Dolphin Garo Yepremian faces biggest battle

    MIAMI We mostly forget about our distant sports stars, don't we? They were such a big a part of our past, they entertained us, we cheered them sometimes for years, but then when it's time they don't so much retire as disappear. They are replaced. Faded by...
  • NHL roundup: Flyers' Giroux arrested

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Flyers' Giroux arrested Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux was arrested in Ottawa and spent the night in jail for an incident involving a police officer, the Ottawa Sun reported Wednesday. According to the...