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Colon Cancer

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  • Griffith council member, 68, dies

    Griffith Town Council Vice President Glen "Bud" Gaby died early Sunday morning, according to a statement on the town's website. He was 68. Gaby had served on the council since 2008, when he, Council President Rick Ryfa and Clerk-Treasurer George...
  • Savvy Senior: Easier screening tests for colon cancer

    Savvy Senior: Easier screening tests for colon cancer
    Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any easier alternatives to a colonoscopy to check for colon cancer? I'm in my 60s and would like to be tested, but hate the idea of drinking all that laxative solution, and being sedated for the procedure. — Squeamish...
  • Former Miss Florida fights cancer with dignity, Grace

    Former Miss Florida fights cancer with dignity, Grace
    Born into a wealthy Lake County development family, Kristin Beall Ludecke was a real-live fairy princess by the time she won the title of Miss Florida in 1995 and went on to compete in the Miss America pageant. The sophisticated coloratura soprano would...
  • Helen M. Stearns December 25, 1943 - March 19, 2015

    Helen M. Stearns<br/> December 25, 1943 - March 19, 2015
    Helen Miller Stearns passed away peacefully at her home on March 19, 2015 at the age of 71 after fighting a six-month battle with colon cancer. She is survived by Charles Stearns, her husband of 47 years, her brother Henry Miller, two nieces, a nephew,...
  • Am I at risk for ovarian cancer?

    Source: University of Missouri Health System whatdoctorsknow.com There's really no way to know for sure if you're going to get ovarian cancer. Still, certain factors can make you more likely to get it than another woman. These are called risk factors....
  • Olympus scopes may have infected more patients, Seattle health agency says

    More patients across the country may have been infected by medical scopes manufactured by Olympus Corp. than previously thought, health officials warned Monday. Olympus' scopes are at the center of a string of recent endoscope-related superbug outbreaks...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

     PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse
    Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why. The actor had arrived to record his narrator part for Ken Burns' latest documentary epic for PBS, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." The three-part, six-hour film, based...
  • Legislation would fix Medicare copay problem for colonoscopies

    Colorectal cancer affects one in every 20 Americans and is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. That's why, during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we're teaming up to shed light on this disease and advance legislation...
  • Lady Gaga dons new accessory: an engagement ring

    Lady Gaga dons new accessory: an engagement ring
    Lady Gaga is sporting a heart-shaped engagement ring, courtesy of "Chicago Fire" actor Taylor Kinney. The pair got engaged on Valentine's Day. [Los Angeles Times] Sarah Palin wore a sparkly white mini-dress to the "Saturday Night Live" 40th...
  • #JoeStrong: Amanda Evans pays it forward

    #JoeStrong: Amanda Evans pays it forward
    The #JoeStrong movement will live on through the Cocktails and Chemo Foundation, former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans announced Sunday at a memorial for her husband. Joe Clark, Evans' spouse, died in November at age 31 after a long battle with colon...
  • #JoeStrong memorial: Amanda Evans invites public

    #JoeStrong memorial: Amanda Evans invites public
    Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans invites the public to a memorial for her husband, Joe Clark, this Sunday. Doors at the Enzian in Maitland open at noon, and the event will go to 2 p.m. Clark died in November at age 31 after a long battle with...