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Colon Cancer

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  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
  • Ask Kim: Does my health policy have to cover preventive care?

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Do all health insurance policies have to provide preventive care without a deductible? What is covered? All health insurance policies issued after March 23, 2010, when the health-care law was signed, must provide certain...
  • Cancer won't keep DeLand pitcher's father from state tournament | Video

    Cancer won't keep DeLand pitcher's father from state tournament | Video
    DeLAND — Bill Hopkins has not missed a baseball game in which his son, Chris, has played for DeLand this season. He is not about to let anything stop him now, not a 200-mile trip to Fort Myers — where jetBlue Park, site of the Bulldogs'...
  • Bleeding can be associated with diverticulitis, but isn't a common symptom

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with diverticulitis six months ago. I received antibiotics and have been feeling fine since the diagnosis. But over the past week, I've had blood in my stool. Could this be from the diverticulitis, or something else?...
  • Rove stirs the pot with Hillary inuendo

    WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton hasn't even thrown her hat into the 2016 presidential ring yet, but Republican tremors over the very thought have already unleashed red flares about her age and health that question her qualifications for the office. It's an...
  • Amid national uproar, local VA clinics doing OK

    Amid national uproar, local VA clinics doing OK
    This Memorial Day will be marked by remembrances of fallen war heroes, but marred by the growing storm surrounding how ailing veterans are treated on their home soil. The controversy started with allegations that a veterans hospital in Arizona faked...
  • Returning to smoking not a safe way to reduce symptoms of ulcerative colitis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently quit smoking and ended up with a moderate ulcerative colitis flare. Could a short return to nicotine help with my symptoms? Are there any other recently discovered treatments for flare-ups? ANSWER: Studies have shown that...
  • Ray Gibson, 1949-2014

    Ray Gibson, 1949-2014
    Ray Gibson, an award-winning Chicago Tribune reporter who exposed city contractors with Outfit ties, federal jurors with criminal backgrounds in the George Ryan trial, and politicians who enriched themselves at taxpayers' expense, died Friday, Jan. 31, at...
  • FiancÚs to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

    Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research
    The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancÚ 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...
  • Screening makes a difference in colon cancer rates

     
    Now here's some news heartening news about cancer. Colon cancer rates are plunging -- falling by about 3.4 percent a year since 2000, according to a report in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. According to the journal, the incidence of colon cancer...
  • Langley Speedway driver Vaughan Crittenden and mom Jenny fight breast cancer at track with Pink Project

    Langley Speedway driver Vaughan Crittenden and mom Jenny fight breast cancer at track with Pink Project
    Jenny Crittenden is a type A personality, the kind who fills in her planning calendar months in advance. So watching her brother Troy go through rounds of chemotherapy as he successfully battled colon cancer in 2011 brought on a feeling of “...