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Colon Cancer

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  • Am I at risk for ovarian cancer?

    Source: University of Missouri Health System whatdoctorsknow.com There's really no way to know for sure if you're going to get ovarian cancer. Still, certain factors can make you more likely to get it than another woman. These are called risk factors....
  • Olympus scopes may have infected more patients, Seattle health agency says

    More patients across the country may have been infected by medical scopes manufactured by Olympus Corp. than previously thought, health officials warned Monday. Olympus' scopes are at the center of a string of recent endoscope-related superbug outbreaks...
  • UN tribunal says Serb suspect Seselj has to return to court

    Appeals judges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal ruled Monday that Serbian far-right leader Vojislav Seselj has breached conditions of his provisional release and must return to the court's cellblock in The Hague. The decision means authorities in...
  • York is the healthiest locality in the region

    York is the healthiest locality in the region
    Where you live affects your health. Each year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, publish a ranking of all the localities in the U.S. regarding "health factors" and "health outcomes."...
  • Legislation would fix Medicare copay problem for colonoscopies

    Colorectal cancer affects one in every 20 Americans and is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. That's why, during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we're teaming up to shed light on this disease and advance legislation...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

     PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse
    Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why. The actor had arrived to record his narrator part for Ken Burns' latest documentary epic for PBS, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." The three-part, six-hour film, based...
  • Ride for Relay helps fight cancer

    Ride for Relay helps fight cancer
    Nearly 200 bicyclists recently raced for a cure during the inaugural Ride for Relay event at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines. The event brought in more than $2,500 for Relay for Life, an American Cancer Society fundraiser that allows survivors to...
  • Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film

    There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." "We're not really honest with each other," filmmaker Ken Burns said. "We know about heart...
  • Community news for Windsor edition

    Bereavement support groups WINDSOR - Bereavement: Do you know a family who has suffered a loss? Mary's Place, A Center for Grieving Children and Families, can help. We have peer support groups which meet twice a month for children (ages 3-12) who have...
  • Bon Secours Run for Colon Cancer on Saturday

    Bon Secours Run for Colon Cancer on Saturday
    Bon Secours 5K-run and 1-mile walk for Colon Cancer Awareness takes place on Saturday, March 28. More than 425 runners and walkers are expected to participate in this TowneBank-sponsored event. The goal is to raise $20,000 for the Bon Secours Maryview...
  • Helene Elliott's NHL pluses and minuses

    Helene Elliott's NHL pluses and minuses
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + The Ottawa Senators moved into a playoff spot Monday for the first time since late November on the strength of their seventh straight win and ninth in their...