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Colon Cancer

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  • Beloved 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz is mourned worldwide

    Beloved 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz is mourned worldwide
    This article was originally published on Feb. 14, 2000. The death of Charles M. Schulz, whose anxious and joyful heart infused the world's most influential comic strip, dovetailed with the publication of his last original "Peanuts" on Sunday -- the...
  • Ohio hospitals conduct statewide colon cancer screening

    An Ohio cancer center is leading a statewide colon cancer screening in a study aimed at preventing the disease. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center says the project involving 42 hospitals around the state hopes to screen all Ohioans...
  • Cleanliness is paramount with endoscopes

    PHILADELPHIA A few years ago, researchers from 3M Co. tested 245 endoscopes long tubes used to look inside the colon and other organs to see whether the devices had been properly scrubbed of blood, tissue and other human debris. The results of the tests,...
  • Are IronPigs' bacon critics the fun police?

    Are IronPigs' bacon critics the fun police?
    A few years ago, I began my day at Musikfest with a beef brisket sandwich, crab cake sliders with curly fries, turkey and bacon kabobs, a Buffalo chicken cheesesteak pretzel, deep fried Kool-Aid, a root beer float and a 24-ounce Rolling Rock. Last week,...
  • Hispanic woman helps spread cancer awareness among minorities

    Hispanic woman helps spread cancer awareness among minorities
    After several years of annual mammograms, Chris Lopez Johnson remembers saying to a friend: "I wonder why I keep going. Whenever I go, it always comes back negative." Johnson, who grew up in Waukegan and lives in Winthrop Harbor with her husband, Rick,...
  • Genetic test can warn of high risk for colon cancer

    Genetic test can warn of high risk for colon cancer
    When Rick Sample, now 50, received a diagnosis of colon cancer in October 2012, he was the fifth person in his family, including his older brother, to be diagnosed with the disease — and at a relatively early age. That family history made him a...
  • Your money or your life: Many cancer patients face painful choice

    DALLAS Kim Harris approached the communion rail at Zion Lutheran Church with a vial of pills in his hand. The thin, dying man and the Rev. Robert Preece were alone in the sanctuary. They had met many times this way the 62-year-old cancer patient...
  • Community News for Windsor edition

    Art Slam 2015 WINDSOR - Members of Watkinson School's Vox Wat including Skyler O'Neil of Windsor, participated in Art Slam 2015 at the State Capitol Building on April 7. Art Slam is an annual event, sponsored by the Connecticut Music Educators...
  • Costly art stolen from property connected to late 'Simpsons' producer

    Costly art stolen from property connected to late 'Simpsons' producer
    Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of $400,000 worth of art taken from a Malibu property associated with deceased philanthropist Sam Simon, a former producer of "The Simpsons."  Two paintings were reported missing on...
  • IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark

    IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark
    First, Sesame Street's Cookie Monster gets grilled over his diet. Now this: There is a billboard near Coca-Cola Park in Allentown that is urging baseball fans to keep bacon off their plates. The billboard is part of an effort by the Physicians...
  • Senators assistant coach Mark Reeds dies of cancer at 55

    Mark Reeds, an assistant coach for the playoff-bound Ottawa Senators and a former NHL player, died Tuesday. He was at 55. Reeds had been fighting cancer for more than a year, and the news came as a blow to a team already dealing with general manager...