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Colon Cancer

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  • Charlotte R. Bohn

    Charlotte R. Bohn
    Charlotte R. Bohn, who worked for Baltimore's Child magazine as distribution and advertising manager for more than a decade and was also a talented singer and voice teacher, died of colon cancer Feb. 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 38....
  • Is it smart to skip your annual physical?

    Is it smart to skip your annual physical?
    The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy,...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks

    NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + The All-Star break interrupted five-game winning streaks for the Ducks, Detroit and Winnipeg. That success put the Ducks atop the NHL with 68 points, moved...
  • Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer of women in wealthy nations

     Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer of women in wealthy nations
    Lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the leading cancer killer of women in developed countries, reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire...
  • Commentary: Personalized medicine offers huge promise

    In the State of the Union address, President Obama emphasized the importance of medical treatments tailored to genetic and other characteristics of individual patients, otherwise known as personalized medicine. Ever since molecular biologists Francis...
  • Many factors determine treatment plan for rectal cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I often hear about colon cancer, but not a lot about rectal cancer. How is it diagnosed, and is it treatable? ANSWER: Rectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the last several inches of the colon, called the rectum. The primary...
  • Palatine District 15 taking applications to fill vacancy

    Palatine District 15 taking applications to fill vacancy
    An appointment is expected next month for the Palatine-based Community Consolidated School District 15 school board, following the death of the former board vice president. Richard Bokor, who was serving a second term, died Jan. 4 of colon cancer. He...
  • Palatine District 15 school board member succumbs to cancer

    Palatine District 15 school board member succumbs to cancer
    A northwest suburban school official has died, leaving a school board vacancy to be filled right before the April election. Richard Bokor, who was serving a second term on the Palatine-based Community Consolidated School District 15 as vice president,...
  • Mount Dora couple marks 50th anniversary they didn't think would come

    Mount Dora couple marks 50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> anniversary they didn't think would come
    MOUNT DORA — Golden memories will be extra special Saturday for John and Barbara Parisian as they celebrate 50 years of marriage with about 50 close friends and family members coming from all over the U.S. and even as far as Italy. It will be...
  • Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease

    Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
  • Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer and 1-mile fun walk

    Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.; screening is recommended at age 50 for adults with average risk. Bon Secours Hampton Roads is inviting participation in its 5th annual Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer presented by...