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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,...
  • 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...
  • Think twice before giving up grains

    Think twice before giving up grains
    Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...
  • Michael Cunningham on 'The Snow Queen'

     Michael Cunningham on 'The Snow Queen'
    After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
  • Apples may keep more than the doctor away

    Source: Emory Healthcare whatdoctorsknow.com Americans have a nasty habit of depriving ourselves when we want to drop pounds. We often believe that cutting calories is the secret to success, but we just wind up feeling hungry all the time. It may...
  • 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...
  • Sherwin Nuland dies at 83; surgeon wrote 'How We Die'

    Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was a respected surgeon and bioethicist at Yale University and author of two modestly successful books when he was approached in the early 1990s by a young literary editor. The agent was looking for someone to write a book about what...
  • Donation honors pancreatic cancer victim

     Donation honors pancreatic cancer victim
    A $100,000 donation to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to discover a cure and early detection methods for pancreatic cancer is linked to the deaths of a Deerfield woman and two close relatives. Leslie Schwartz, wife, mother and a Chicago media...
  • 'How We Die' author Sherwin B. Nuland dies at 83

    Sherwin B. Nuland, physician and author of the book "How We Die," died Monday at his home in Hamden, Conn., at age 83. He had been afflicted with prostate cancer, his daughter Amelia Nuland said. An unsentimental and bracing look at death, "How We Die"...
  • Drino Miller dies at 72; off-road racing pioneer, engine designer

    Drino Miller dies at 72; off-road racing pioneer, engine designer
    Caked with sweat and the desert sand that had been lashing his face over hundreds of miles, Drino Miller rolled his hopped-up dune buggy to a stop. He was nine miles from the finish line of the 1970 Mexican 1000 – a grueling test for man and machine...
  • Around Town: Getting prepared for Bark for Life

    Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of ’98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain. The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries...