Colon Cancer

Chemo doses for hundreds of E. Ontario cancer patients may have been too low

As many as 234 late-stage cancer patients from Eastern Ontario may have received lower than intended doses of immunotherapy treatment, according to a …

Cancer

Screening for bowel cancer at 50 is a victory - but you MUST learn the 5 red-flag signs of the disease

<b>POWER to the people, power to US!</b><p>This week I've realised just what's possible if we all stick together and shout at the same time.<p>When we all shout …

Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Guidelines, Options and Risks

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, but with timely screenings, it is also one of the most …

Cancer

Exact Sciences: Overreaction Achievement Unlocked

When I last wrote about ever-controversial <b>Exact Sciences</b> (EXAS), I said that I preferred to wait for another inevitable overreaction to news. The …

Business

Coping With Loss of the”Health Privilege” – Experts by Experience

For some people, the only life they’ve ever known is full of suffering, disease, and pain. I am not one of those people.<p>I was born a healthy baby in …

Cancer

University honors students who found love in elevator in 1972

ADVERTISING<p>PHILADELPHIA >> Philadelphia’s Temple University is honoring a 45-year relationship sparked in a campus elevator.<p>Sharyn Rubin and Eric …

Temple University

Photographer’s Cancer Battle Puts Different Scenery Through Lens

<b>By Karen Morfitt</b><b>DENVER (CBS4)</b>– Driven by his family and his passion, Scott Wilson was not going to let stage 4 colon cancer change everything.“I was …

Social Media

MP speaks out in support lowering bowel cancer screening age

THE MP for Torfaen has spoken of his support for the Welsh Government’s plan to lower the bowel cancer screening age to 50.<p>MP Nick Thomas-Symonds …

Cancer

​ Back in the game: Softball coach fights colon cancer

Dr. Wasvary, a fellow ball coach, uses softball analogies to connect with Carlson and help explain aspects of surgery<p>Having coached softball for 26 …

Cancer

4 Unusual Signs of Colon Cancer Folks Accidentally Ignore For Years

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the US. Only in 2016, nearly 140,000 people have been diagnosed with some type of colorectal cancer. …

Cancer

Scientists may have uncovered exactly how eating certain vegetables can prevent colon cancer

Newsflash: Vegetables are good for you! OK, so this may not exactly be news, but a new study from a team of researchers at Imperial College London …

Research

The cancer that killed Aretha Franklin

It's sad enough to lose Aretha Franklin and the music she gave all of us, and it became even sadder when we learned the cause: pancreatic cancer — …

Cancer

Teacher battling cancer thanks colleagues who donated dozens of sick days

Robert Goodman said he had been teaching for more than 20 years when he was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in April.

Cancer

Franklin defied odds of survival for pancreatic cancer

Aretha Franklin survived pancreatic cancer for nearly eight years before her death Thursday. The five-year survival rate is 7 percent.

Cancer

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

'Junk DNA' has role in cancer spread, say scientists

Bits of DNA that were once considered useless actually contain instructions for making molecules that help cancer spread, say scientists.<p>The …

Genetics

Expats to Repats: Buffalo's resurgence brings three siblings back

When Dave and Donna Ortolani’s four children moved away, they never dreamed three would end up back in Buffalo within two years of each other.<p>The …

New York City

Removing common mutation curbs colorectal cancer

Genetically manipulating and removing the most common mutant form of the p53 gene that promotes colorectal cancer in humans reduces tumor growth and …

Cancer

Imugene: Checkpoint Inhibitor Vaccine Programme Accelerated

Imugene Ltd (AX:IMU) has in-licenced a pipeline of B-cell vaccines that complements and advances its in-house programme. The deal has brought forward …

Cancer

Teachers Donate Their Sick Days To Colleague Battling Colon Cancer

After just four days, Goodman received enough sick days from employees in his school district to cover him for one semester.<p>A teacher who desperately needed sick days to continue fighting colon cancer was blessed with donated time after pleading his case with a Facebook selfie.<p>In April, after …

Education

At Risk For Hepatitis? Medicare Can Help

Shots and screenings are among the many preventive-health services for which Medicare will help pay.<p>CALIFORNIA – <i>Column by Greg Dill, Medicare's</i> …

Health Care

How Eating Cabbage, Broccoli, and Kale Can Drastically Reduce the Risk of Bowel Cancer

Previous research has suggested that cruciferous vegetables aid gut health, but now we know why.<p>It is no secret—fresh, crunchy roughage like cabbage, …

Wellness

Story Highlights

• About 95 percent of people with pancreatic cancer die from it, experts say<br>• As people age, the risk of developing pancreatic cancer goes up<br>• There are two types of pancreatic cancer: exocrine tumors and endocrine tumors<p><b>Editor's Note:</b>This story was previously published in 2011, but has been updated with …

Cancer

Cancer Diagnostics Device Market Is Thriving Worldwide | Abbott Diagnostics, Agilent Technologies, BD

Aug 15, 2018 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- HTF MI recently introduced Global Cancer Diagnostics Device Market study with in-depth overview, describing …

Cancer

United Healthcare and Others sent letters and Emails --Ideas to Help Give You Peace of Mind

In Aug.2018, United Health Care and Others sent emails on Ideas to Help Give You Peace of Mind..<br>These Ideas are:<br># Learn How Regular Colon Screenings can help Save Lives.<p># The Roles and Risks of Opioids in Managing Pain.<p>These Ideas are:<p>Are You due for a Mammogram?<p>Learn How Regular Colon Screening …

Health Care

Compound discovered that targets cancer cells lacking the protective p53 'guardian gene'

Developed and tested at the University of Huddersfield, the compound, containing ruthenium, is attracted to the vulnerable cancer cells, whilst …

Cancer Cells

Exploring the Growing Trend of Colon Cancer in Young Patients with Dr. Matthew Kalady

Matthew Kalady, MD, examines the increasing trend toward colon cancer in young patients, emphasizes the importance of understanding your family …

Cancer

David Marit named Saskatchewan's new agriculture minister

David Marit will become the new minister of agriculture following Lyle Stewart's exit from the role to focus on his battle with cancer.

Canadian News

Emergency hospital visits more common among most deprived bowel cancer patients

Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13 percent higher proportions of emergency hospital admissions before a diagnosis …

Cancer

VolitionRX Ltd's (VNRX) CEO Cameron Reynolds on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

VolitionRX Limited (NYSEMKT:VNRX) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call August 14, 2018 8:30 AM ET<p><b>Executives</b><p>Scott Powell – Executive Vice …

Cancer