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Colon Cancer

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  • Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study. "States tend to vary in...
  • 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...
  • Depression more common for cancer patients, but rarely treated

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Three new studies by researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh in the U.K. reveal that three-quarters of depressed cancer patients are not receiving treatment for depression. The researchers also found...
  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...
  • Fusion Documentary to Show 'Simpsons' Co-Creator's Battle With Terminal Cancer

    Fusion has partnered with "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon for a documentary project that will follow the writer-producer in his final months as he both battles against cancer and fights for animal rights. Simon, a winner of nine Emmys as well as a...
  • Changes coming to state employee health plan

    Changes coming to state employee health plan
    Maryland officials approved $16 billion in contracts Wednesday that are intended to change the way state employees use health care by offering rewards for taking steps to stay well — and imposing penalties for refusing to comply. Rewards would...
  • 'The Simpsons' Co-creator Sam Simon to Chronicle Cancer Battle in Fusion Documentary

    By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Sam Simon is bringing his struggle with terminal cancer to the small screen. "The Simpsons" co-creator Simon, who was diagnosed with terminal colorectal cancer in 2012, is teaming with Fusion on a documentary...
  • Natalie Morales, Al Roker On The Modern Morning Show: 'We Have Become Very Interactive'

    For many people, "Today" wouldn't be "Today" without Natalie Morales and Al Roker. The show's news anchor and meteorologist have been with the program since 2006 and 1996, respectively. These days, when the show comes on the air, the camera is on four...
  • WeishFest cancer fundraiser set for Saturday

    WeishFest cancer fundraiser set for Saturday
    A few days before Andrew Weishar died in 2012, the 21-year-old asked his family to "pay forward" all the kindness he had received from scores of people as he battled cancer. So the Weishar family is honoring that request by holding the second annual...
  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
  • Boosting our odds: App links CPR trainees to cardiac arrest victims

    Boosting our odds: App links CPR trainees to cardiac arrest victims
    Later this month I'll be marking the two-year anniversary of my death. That's not a line you see too often, is it? My heart gave out after knee surgery, because of an arrhythmia. Even for those who suffer cardiac arrest in a hospital, the survival...