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I was really not very aware of cancer's reach until a friend contracted prostate cancer about 20 years ago. Soon after that, another friend was diagnosed with the same illness and, shortly thereafter, I awoke from a colonoscopy to learn that I had cancer....
Jackie Hudson, 46, of Chicago, works part time and is raising a child while she tries to control her diabetes. Her prescriptions cost the equivalent of a mortgage payment each month. Hudson, who hasn't yet found full-time work, said she struggles to...
The Aberdeen and Groton areas have strong ties to the National High School Athletic Coaches Association banquet next week in Grand Rapids, Mich. In one of those “It's a small world moments” Mitchell volleyball coach Deb Thill will present finalist...
The Winchester SunOne day before of her wedding in August 2008, Allison Schrader Totty found a reason to fight back. Her mother, Beverly Schrader, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994 and was considered in remission until a 2006 doctor’s appointment....
Z on TVKatie Couric and ABC finally made it official today. Here's the email to staff from ABC President Ben Sherwood:I'm pleased to share important news: Anne Sweeney is announcing at this hour that Katie Couric will join the Disney/ABC Television Group to...
HealthThanks to increased awareness about the need for screening, colorectal cancer rates in Pennsylvania and throughout the Lehigh Valley are falling, just as they are throughout the northeast -- which used to lead the nation in death rates. A new report in...
HealthKey.com contributorCancer begins when abnormal cells in our bodies grow out of control. Cancerous cells can attack skin, organs and bones. There are many kinds of cancer. These tips focus on four types that are often associated with age. Cancer treatments can be...
Tags: Colon Cancer, Health, Diseases and Illnesses, Coughing, Colon
Special to the Los Angeles TimesColorectal cancer kills more Americans than any other cancer except lung cancer. But the death toll doesn't have to be as high as it is. Screening works. The American Cancer Society estimates that such tests saved 70,000 lives in the last 20 years. "Just...
Tags: New York, Health, Physical Conditions, Lungs and Airways, Rectum
March is awareness month for colorectal cancer — cancer of the colon or rectum. According to www.preventcancer.org, this year, more than 142,500 people will be diagnosed with the disease. Nearly 51,400 will die. “Colonoscopies are not that...
Not many people in their 30s think about colonoscopies, including Lee Hasz of Aberdeen. But when Hasz experienced rectal bleeding at age 31, he got a colonoscopy at a much younger age than most people. The procedure revealed polyps, which could have...
The 33 NewsLeslie Williams remembers when she was diagnosed with breast cancer--October 2009--like it was yesterday. "It was stage one," Leslie said. "I had a lumpectomy and then opted for the chemo and radiation and when I say opted--I had no choice." Leslie is...
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