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Life after Small Bowel Resection Surgery - Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis

I am 42 and have been dealing with my Crohn's for over 15 years. In Feb. 2015, I no longer could put off having the small bowel resection surgery and …

Colitis

Colorectal Cancer

Cancer, in its most basic form, is the uncontrolled growth of a cell or a mass of cells somewhere in the body. It could be almost any cell. Different …

Studies find $1 test using gold nanoparticles outperforms PSA screen for prostate cancer

A test that costs less than a $1 and yields results in minutes has been shown in newly published studies to be more sensitive and more exact than the …

FDA approves first DNA test for colon cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients' DNA to help spot potentially deadly …

Cancer

Polyps

Black Raspberries Protect Against Colon Cancer

Substituting a typical dessert (like pound cake or chocolate chip cookies) for a bowl of fresh fruit—perhaps with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt—is a …

Colonoscopy Challenge: Get a Light at the End of Your Tunnel

When I say "colonoscopy," most people don't respond with "Sign me up." But what if it came with an all-expenses-paid trip to New York? Because March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne want to encourage you to have a colonoscopy. They are heading a colonoscopy sweepstake, …

Fight CRC Supports Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Initiatives

The American Cancer Society predicts that 49,700 Americans will die from colon cancer in 2015. In 2014, it was predicted that colon cancer would …

Colorectal Cancer Cases Are Dropping — Except Among Young Adults

The number of Americans getting and dying from colorectal cancer has been dropping steadily except for one group — younger adults.<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>Colorectal cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States. It kills more than 50,000 Americans each year. The number …

Blood pressure drug sends B.C. woman's cancer to remission in 5 weeks

VANCOUVER -- Trish Keating's cancer was a particularly vicious breed of monster.<p>Her colorectal cancer diagnosis in 2010 was followed by a repeating …

Cancer

Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds

Title: Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds<br>Category: Health News<br>Created: 6/4/2015 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 6/5/2015 …

Sunny Anderson, Celebrity Chef

A bubbly, high-energy foodie who started her broadcast career while serving in the Air Force, Sunny Anderson lives up to her first name. She's become …

Military

Intestinal Blockage Caused by Crohn’s Disease

Overview<p>Crohn’s disease is a chronic condition that causes irritation and inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The disease most often …

Birmingham woman plummeted from a size 32 to a size 6 due to Crohn's disease

Woman who lost more than 18 stone in 20 months due to crippling pain of Crohn's disease says: 'I want to be 27 stone again'<p><b>Amelia-Jane Harris was</b> …

This is My Body Today: What I've Lost and What I'm Learning

<i>Katharine Elkington shares the story of her battle with Ulcerative Colitis and what it taught her about strength, beauty, and identity. (Photo:</i> …

5 People You Meet When You Have A Chronic Illness

So you’ve been diagnosed with an invisible illness. Maybe you have Lupus, Crohn’s Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, or any other serious illness that …

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Teen Treats Crohn’s Disease With Cannabis And Gets His Life Back

<i>This story first appeared in Cannabis Now Magazine.</i><p>Recently, 15-year-old Coltyn Turner testified before the Colorado state legislature and rode a …

Cannabis

CCFA announces $17.5 million grant to establish Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis research platform

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America announces a three-year, $17.5 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to …