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Colon Cancer

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  • Steps 4 Stellar continues down the path of helping families battling cancer

    The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase. Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...
  • Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died

    Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died
    Several times a year, Lurie Children’s Hospital sends a family dealing with a child’s cancer diagnosis to a Wisconsin camp where they can spend the weekend reading, cooking, hiking nature trails and otherwise unwinding from lives normally...
  • Glen Burnie High holds bedside graduation for terminally ill mom

    Glen Burnie High holds bedside graduation for terminally ill mom
    Megan Sugg stood proud in a cap and gown as she heard her high school principal recite a graduation speech. The Glen Burnie High School student’s family was there to witness her receive a certificate. They cheered as she moved her tassel from...
  • Noble effort among mountain biking heroics at Bear Creek

    Noble effort among mountain biking heroics at Bear Creek
    Ellen Noble frequents the Mekhong Thai restaurant in Kennebunkport, Maine for two reasons. First, the 18 year old loves the food. Second, she runs into former President George H. W. Bush. "You never know whom you might see," she said. Sunday at...
  • Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

    Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research
    The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway. After that...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: New test to detect colon cancer won't replace colonoscopy in all cases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read about a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a stool sample to detect cancer. How soon will this be available to the public? Is the test reliable enough to replace a colonoscopy? ANSWER: The new test you heard...
  • Mitch Edelman: Honor service of living veterans

    This weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and I wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend. As with many of our holidays, Memorial Day commemorates a significant event in our country's history. In the years following the Civil War,...
  • Amid national uproar, local VA clinics doing OK

    Amid national uproar, local VA clinics doing OK
    This Memorial Day will be marked by remembrances of fallen war heroes, but marred by the growing storm surrounding how ailing veterans are treated on their home soil. The controversy started with allegations that a veterans hospital in Arizona faked...
  • Do people really overuse healthcare when it's free?

    Do people really overuse healthcare when it's free?
    Call it the "skin-in-the-game" argument: the notion that people will use medical care more sparingly -- and presumably more prudently -- if they have to pay a larger share of the costs out of their own pockets.  This is the idea behind health...
  • Amanda Evans leaving News 13 to care for husband

    Amanda Evans leaving News 13 to care for husband
    Reporter Amanda Evans has decided to leave News 13 to care for her husband, Joe Clark. "This is the hardest and easiest decision at the same time," she told me Friday. "Balancing doctor's appointments, chemo and working full time just wasn't working....
  • Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race

    Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race
    He has no high-profile endorsements. His last name is often misspelled. And many voters have no idea he's the guy who spoke publicly of inmate abuse and ordered up audits of jail brutality nearly two years before former Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged...
  • Commentary: Genetic testing can be a useful indicator

    Does ancestry determine disease risk? Can genetic testing really improve your health? Or does discovering a disease-causing mutation in your genome just give you something else to worry about? Those are the questions I confront every day in my genetics...