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Colon Cancer

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  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety after a well-publicized battle with addiction, was admitted to hospital with a tumor in his abdomen on Wednesday, throwing his campaign for re-election into doubt. Ford went to a Toronto hospital,...
  • Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies

     Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies
    To call Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott a "longtime volunteer" would be an understatement. Six decades ago, the longtime River Forest resident began volunteering at Misericordia, a nonprofit Chicago agency that provides housing and support services to people...
  • Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died

    Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died
    Several times a year, Lurie Children’s Hospital sends a family dealing with a child’s cancer diagnosis to a Wisconsin camp where they can spend the weekend reading, cooking, hiking nature trails and otherwise unwinding from lives normally...
  • Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention

    Group offers six recommendations for eating and cancer prevention
      People don't have time to wait for conclusive information about nutrition and cancer, says an advocacy group that has issued six dietary recommendations to help prevent cancer. The guidance to emphasize fruits and vegetables hardly will raise an...
  • Sandburg coach remembered as a fighter and 'a very special lady'

    Sandburg coach remembered as a fighter and 'a very special lady'
    When Jane Caliendo was diagnosed with colon cancer in January, the Sandburg High School girls swimming and water polo coach vowed to battle it. The Sandburg community rallied around her and, galvanized by her fighting spirit, called her “Warrior...
  • Musician Nati Cano dies at 81; leader of Mariachi los Camperos

    Musician Nati Cano dies at 81; leader of Mariachi los Camperos
    Nati Cano was 7 when he started playing mariachi music in a group with family members in Mexico. He loved the music but didn't care for the life. "We'd play saloons, and I remember one day playing for one guy and he decided not to pay us," Cano said...
  • Swap one snack a day with yogurt

    Swap one snack a day with yogurt
    Yogurt is a great addition to any meal and also makes a great snack. It tastes great and has many health benefits. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, there is bound to be one that you and your family enjoy. Portable yogurts are available...
  • Eric Lentz made sure to see dream through

    Eric Lentz made sure to see dream through
    More than a few years ago, Eric Lentz built a waterfall in the backyard of his family home in Skokie. It served as a model for a larger one he would build at the Rustic Falls Nature Camp in Burlington, Wis. — a camp for challenged children that he...
  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
  • Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies

    Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies
    Peter R. Herr took a fledgling music program at Glenbrook North High School and during nearly three decades as director of bands put together an award-winning ensemble that entertained local audiences and others in New York, Hawaii, Canada and Europe....
  • Ira Winderman: Scheduling solution? Longer season

    Ira Winderman: Scheduling solution? Longer season
    There is a simple solution to the debate that has grown out of Sunday's experimentation with a 44-minute preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics. On one side, there are the traditionalists who contend that anything shorter than 48...