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Colon Cancer

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  • Relay for Life takes defiant stand against cancer

    After losing her mother to colon cancer about four years ago, Golboo Davari needed to do something thing to help her cope with the loss and find a way to help others with the disease. Rather than simply donate money to the American Cancer Society, she...
  • New test to detect colon cancer won't replace colonoscopy in all cases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read about a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a stool sample to detect cancer. How soon will this be available to the public? Is the test reliable enough to replace a colonoscopy? ANSWER: The new test you heard...
  • Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs

    Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs
    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
  • Noble effort among mountain biking heroics at Bear Creek

    Ellen Noble frequents the Mekhong Thai restaurant in Kennebunkport, Maine for two reasons. First, the 18 year old loves the food. Second, she runs into former President George H. W. Bush. "You never know whom you might see," she said. Sunday at...
  • Paul Apted, Sound Editor on 'Fault in Our Stars,' Dies

    Paul Apted, a sound editor and son of director Michael Apted, died Friday of colon cancer in Los Angeles. He was 47. Paul Apted was a native of Manchester, England. His recent credits include "The Fault in Our Stars," "A Good Day to Die Hard," "The...
  • Vitamin D key to preventing a wide range of diseases, conditions

    The sunshine vitamin may be important for health benefits beyond just bone protection. In the 1940s, vitamin D became synonymous with bone health, when it was discovered that fortifying milk with the vitamin greatly reduced the incidence of bone-...
  • John Muzika: Selfless Lake therapist had a heart for all

    John Muzika surprised his 12-year-old son earlier this month with a voice message tucked inside a Build-A-Bear stuffed animal: "I love you. I'm proud of you. Make it a great day." The trip for the stuffed animal was typical, said his wife, Jennifer....
  • FAU's Brandin Bryant will fulfill grandfather's wish when Owls play at Nebraska

    BOCA RATON — Brandin Bryant has fond memories of Nebraska's Memorial Stadium. Growing up in Omaha, Neb., Bryant attended several games to watch the Cornhuskers with his father, Robert, and his grandfather, Charles. Every time Bryant watched...
  • A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not

    A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not
    There are few medical tests with as high a squirm factor as colonoscopies. So anyone who comes along with a simple, non-invasive alternative is probably going to make a lot of money. If the alternative test is any good. A Wisconsin company called...
  • Dr. Ben Carson named chairman of Frederick biotech Vaccinogen

    Dr. Ben Carson named chairman of Frederick biotech Vaccinogen
    Former Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Ben Carson has been named chairman of the board of Frederick biotechnology company Vaccinogen Inc., which also announced Monday it received a commitment of up to $80 million from a Swedish investor. The company is...
  • Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

    Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research
    The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway. After that...