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Colon Cancer

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  • Nicholas Hardgrove, popular youth baseball and soccer coach, dies

    Nicholas Hardgrove, popular youth baseball and soccer coach, dies
    Nicholas Hardgrove was a successful attorney, real estate developer and builder, but to many he will be best remembered for his concern for others and his positive outlook, traits that were hallmarks of his work as a volunteer soccer and baseball coach....
  • Racing champ Hunter-Reay honors mom who died of cancer

    After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor. On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
  • Joe Clark and Alan Hays: Champ & Chump

    Joe Clark and Alan Hays: Champ & Chump
    Champ Joe Clark: An Orlando businessman and husband of former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans, he succumbed this week at 31 to colon cancer. His courageous and public battle against the disease inspired the #JoeStrong movement and a blog, “Cocktails...
  • #JoeStrong: Orlando tribute for Joe Clark planned

    #JoeStrong: Orlando tribute for Joe Clark planned
    An Orlando celebration of the life of #JoeStrong founder Joe Clark will be presented after the holidays, the family has announced. Clark, the husband of former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans, died Sunday after a long battle against colon cancer. He was...
  • #JoeStrong founder Joe Clark dead at 31

    #JoeStrong founder Joe Clark dead at 31
    Joe Clark of Orlando demonstrated how social media can be marshaled against illness. His battle against cancer inspired the #JoeStrong movement and the blog "Cocktails and Chemo." He started the blog with his wife, former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans,...
  • Declining in older adults, colorectal cancer jumps in the young

    New diagnoses of colorectal cancers, which have been on the decline for years among those over 50, are increasing "exponentially" among those between the ages of 20 and 49, new research has found. By the year 2030, the rate of new diagnoses among the...
  • Frederick Niemi, dedicated to Finnish affairs, dies at 76

    Frederick Niemi grew up in Berwyn, but he was deeply attached to his family's ancestral homeland of Finland, involving himself in a number of Finnish-American organizations and serving as Finland's honorary consul in Chicago for more than 30 years....
  • 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....
  • Amanda Evans moves husband to hospice

    Amanda Evans moves husband to hospice
    Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans has given a short update on her husband, Joe Clark. Via Facebook, she wrote Sunday night: "Pray for peace and comfort as we move Joe to a hospice house tonight. Loving someone sometimes means letting go." In April,...
  • Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations

    Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations
    After reading the allegations last month about problems with care at a national nursing home chain, I decided it was time to check how the nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley have been performing. I looked at every state Department of Health inspection...
  • Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer

    Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer
    Colorectcal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both the United States and Canada. So say the American Cancer Society and the Canadian Cancer Society, who project nearly 60,000 Americans and Canadians will lose their lives to...