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Colon Cancer

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  • Many factors determine treatment plan for rectal cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I often hear about colon cancer, but not a lot about rectal cancer. How is it diagnosed, and is it treatable? ANSWER: Rectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the last several inches of the colon, called the rectum. The primary...
  • Amanda Evans sets Joe Clark memorial

    Amanda Evans sets Joe Clark memorial
    Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans has announced the Central Florida memorial for her husband, Joe Clark, who died in November at age 31. The memorial will be from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the Enzian in Maitland. "It's open to anyone and...
  • Account representative

    Account representative
    Kamala T. Green has been an account representative in primary care systems with the American Cancer Society for nine months. It’s a newly created position that came as a result of reorganization in 2013. What does your job entail? My job...
  • Fuzzy Thurston dies at 80; member of title-winning Packers teams of 1960s

    Former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Fuzzy Thurston, a member of Vince Lombardi's great football teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 80. Thurston died Sunday after several years of health issues, the team said. A pulling left guard, Thurston...
  • Don Zimmer, Fort Lauderdale architect, dies at 71

    Don Zimmer, Fort Lauderdale architect, dies at 71
    Don Zimmer teased his friends that his career path started as a newborn. When he was born at Broward General Hospital, he was one of nine babies in a maternity ward that was built for seven. So the hospital staff padded dresser drawers with diapers to...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with tumor in abdomen
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety after a well-publicized battle with addiction, was admitted to hospital with a tumor in his abdomen on Wednesday, throwing his campaign for re-election into doubt. Ford went to a Toronto hospital,...
  • Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies

     Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies
    To call Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott a "longtime volunteer" would be an understatement. Six decades ago, the longtime River Forest resident began volunteering at Misericordia, a nonprofit Chicago agency that provides housing and support services to people...
  • Study: Being overweight or obese led to 481,000 cancers in one year

    Looking for ways to reduce your risk of cancer? Try losing weight. A new study estimates that 3.6% of cancers diagnosed around the world in 2012 could be traced to the excess weight of patients. That works out to 481,000 cases of cancer in adults who...
  • Sandburg coach remembered as a fighter and 'a very special lady'

    Sandburg coach remembered as a fighter and 'a very special lady'
    When Jane Caliendo was diagnosed with colon cancer in January, the Sandburg High School girls swimming and water polo coach vowed to battle it. The Sandburg community rallied around her and, galvanized by her fighting spirit, called her “Warrior...
  • Healthy habits lead to lower cancer risk

    Healthy habits lead to lower cancer risk
    Certain types of cancer are more likely to strike certain types of people than others. For example, while men can be diagnosed with breast cancer, women are far more likely to develop the disease. But just because a person's risk of developing cancer is...
  • Virgen: Team Nuclear steps up for Movember

    Virgen: Team Nuclear steps up for Movember
    John Cornuke was excited for November to end. He knew the mustache he had been sporting for a month could be shaved. Cornuke, an Estancia High alum (Class of 1981) who played baseball and football for the Eagles, said it felt liberating when the hair...