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Colon Cancer

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ride for Relay helps fight cancer

    Ride for Relay helps fight cancer
    Nearly 200 bicyclists recently raced for a cure during the inaugural Ride for Relay event at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines. The event brought in more than $2,500 for Relay for Life, an American Cancer Society fundraiser that allows survivors to...
  • Bon Secours Run for Colon Cancer on Saturday

    Bon Secours Run for Colon Cancer on Saturday
    Bon Secours 5K-run and 1-mile walk for Colon Cancer Awareness takes place on Saturday, March 28. More than 425 runners and walkers are expected to participate in this TowneBank-sponsored event. The goal is to raise $20,000 for the Bon Secours Maryview...
  • Helene Elliott's NHL pluses and minuses

    Helene Elliott's NHL pluses and minuses
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + The Ottawa Senators moved into a playoff spot Monday for the first time since late November on the strength of their seventh straight win and ninth in their...
  • Drinking milk: the pros and cons

    There are a few things we can say for sure about milk: It is a concentrated source of calcium. It also contains protein and other nutrients. And it elicits strong opinions, even among scientists who study it, about how much we need. With recent studies...
  • Colon cancer survivor uses past to help others

    Colon cancer survivor uses past to help others
    He keeps a healthy diet, rarely has medical complaints and has little time to drop by the doctor's office, so like many Americans over 50, Ted Mathias just didn't get around to taking one of modern medicine's most significant examinations. In January,...
  • Colon cancer: Early detection, screening save lives

    No one ever claimed it's a walk in the park, but a colonoscopy is not even close to the dreadful experience it is so often made out to be. Each year 50,000 people in the United States die from colorectal (or colon) cancer. It's the second leading...
  • Windsor edition community news

    Windsor Woman's Club arts & crafts WINDSOR - During the Windsor Woman's Clubs recent March meeting, member submitted arts & crafts items were displayed and judged. The first-place winners now go on to be judged at the district, and then state level. To...
  • An Americans dream come true

    An Americans dream come true
    Mission possible. That was the thought when rock 'n' roll band the Americans was approached to play a benefit concert for one of their devoted fans. For four years, Gayle Krufal, 47, of Capistrano Beach has attended as many Americans shows as she...
  • Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says

    Will aspirin reduce your cancer risk? Depends on your DNA, study says
    For most people, a regular dose of aspirin, Advil, Aleve or certain other over-the-counter painkillers can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer by about one-third. But for some people, these same pills make colorectal cancer more likely. Now researchers...