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Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died

Eric Lentz built a camp in Wisconsin for sick and impoverished children a dream he pursued after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Skokie, IL, Family, Kids, Colorectal Health, Health

Friday | Gazette.net

Broad Acres Elementary seeking name change to honor late principal

JoAnn “Jody” Leleck was principal of Broad Acres Elementary School in Silver Spring.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Colorectal Health, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Toledo Blade

Nellie D. Edwards; 1944-2014: Investigator fought for fair housing

Nellie D. Edwards, who won respect, and housing discrimination cases, as chief investigator of the Toledo Fair Housing Center, died Monday in ProMedica Flower Hospital, Sylvania.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, OH, Heart Failure, Health, Colorectal Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Toledo, OH

Globe and Mail

Vitamin D linked to colon cancer survival

Scientists who studied almost 1,600 patients after surgery for colon cancer found those with the highest levels of vitamin D have half the risk of dying of the disease compared with those with the lowest levels.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Vitamin D, Supplement, Genetics

The Hartford Courant

Rubber Band Bracelets Bring Smiles, Hope To Cancer Patients At Hartford Hospital

Daughters of Cancer Patients Make Hundreds of Bracelets to Encourage Patients at Hartford Hospital Lindsay Mosamery, 11, left, and Keeley Joyal, 10, right, pass out bracelets at the Hartford Hospital Cancer Center on July 10. Joyal and Mosamery are neighbors with one major bond, both girls have mothers with cancer.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Hartford, CT

Independent News Herald Online

Lipinski fighting stage four liver cancer a "benefit to be held March 22

In October 2012, doctors discovered that George Lipinski of Hewitt had stage three colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Hewitt, MN

The Salinas Californian

New knowledge, medications can ease ulcerative colitisNew knowledge,...

New knowledge, medications can ease ulcerative colitis Medications and surgery are options for those with ulcerative colitis.

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Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Medicine, Pain, Colorectal Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Homer News

Boat builder, musician, dancer dies

Throw a monkeyfist-knotted rope in the Homer Harbor, and odds are you'll hit a Tolman skiff.

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Related Topix: Homer, AK, Colorectal Health, Health, University of New Hampshire, Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan

National Dragster

Dunn to undergo surgery; team will skip Western Swing

Meet the Stars of the NHRA Mello Yello Series Read full bios on all the series regulars, including major accomplishments, best runs, hobbies, and more, plus team and driver Twitter account info on the social media page.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Balloon Juice

Bundles of money

An experiment changing how U.S. cancer doctors are compensated cut healthcare costs by a third, with no discernible decline in patient health, according to a three-year study by insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc and five medical oncology groups.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Beverages, United Group, Oncology, Colorectal Health, Health, Medicare, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Science Daily

Possible pathway for inhibiting liver, colon cancer found

The structure of a protein complex involved in liver and colon cancers has been revealed by an international team of researchers.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Liver Cancer

Reuters

UnitedHealth: New doctor payment plan cut cancer care costs

An experiment changing how U.S. cancer doctors are compensated cut healthcare costs by a third, with no discernible decline in patient health, according to a three-year study by insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc and five medical oncology groups.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Beverages, United Group, Cancer, Health, Oncology, Colorectal Health, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA

EurekAlert!

A possible pathway for inhibiting liver and colon cancer is found

A group of scientists from Spain, the UK and the United States has revealed the structure of a protein complex involved in liver and colon cancers.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Liver Cancer

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CiteULike

Where cancer genomics should go next: a clinician's perspective

Large-scale, genomic studies of specific tumors such as The Cancer Genome Atlas have provided a better understanding of the alterations of pathways involved in the development of solid tumors including glioblastoma, breast cancer, ovarian and endometrial cancers, colon cancer and lung squamous cell carcinoma.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Health

Reuters

Rural residents with disabilities less likely to get colon cancer screening

People with disabilities are less likely to get screened for colon and rectal cancer if they live in rural areas, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Lake Wylie Pilot

Lake Wylie man finds life in first book; signing July 13

Ron Rossmann of Lake Wylie is debuting his first book, "The Last Road to Hope: Don't survive; live!" to the community this week at his book signing Sunday at Lake Wylie Bowl N' Bounce.

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Related Topix: Lake Wylie, SC, Colorectal Health, Health

TwinCities

Study: Colon-cancer screening helps some older than 75

How old is too old for a colonoscopy? A surprising number of people older than 75 have never been screened for colon cancer -- and researchers reported recently that it's not too late for them to get caught up.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The News

Retiring from work, but not from caring

Joanne Cumminger, the Pictou County Health Authority's first patient care navigator, is retiring but she expects to find lots of keep her busy.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Medicine, Nursing, Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Oncology

Austrian Times

Teddy Bear Girl Dies After Reaching Her Goal of making 1,000 Toys To Repay Medical Bill

China's tragic 'teddy bear girl' has died 26 days before her 18th birthday after losing her battle with cancer.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

BioMed Central

gammaH2AX and Chk1 phosphorylation as predictive pharmacodynamic...

Chk1 inhibitors are currently in clinical trials in combination with a range of cytotoxic agents and have the potential to potentiate the clinical activity of a large number of standard of care chemotherapeutic agents.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

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