March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and is celebrated with a blue ribbon. The staff of the Cigarette Restitution Fund Program with the Carroll County Health Department would like to take this time to encourage screening for colon cancer.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and unlike some other cancers, this is one where a little awareness — and commitment to follow through — can really make a big difference, according to Dr. John Rabine, a Gastroenterologist with Carroll Health Group.
Perhaps the biggest problem associated with a nearly two-year-long presidential campaign receiving constant media attention is that it creates the incorrect perception that whoever wins should and will have the power to unilaterally solve a host of difficult problems, some of which have little to do with the presidency or even the federal government.
A state of unease approaching panic has set in for Central Americans living in the country illegally after the Obama administration announced this month it is targeting recent border crossers under a stepped up enforcement effort.
The inspiring story of Dr. Felix Flores, who overcame great hardship to rise to the position of chief of surgery at Laurel Regional Hospital, is an incredible tale on its own. His story becomes even more amazing with the revelation that his father, also named Felix, was a soldier in Pancho Villa's army during the Mexican Revolution.
Diana Blake always was a planner. The Columbia resident homed in on her strengths in organization and analytics, studying mechanical engineering in college and immediately launching a career in the same field, designing electronic packaging for radars at Westinghouse Defense for nine years. But her perfectly planned world shattered when her father died.
The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer said Monday that processed meat such as bacon, hot dogs and baloney can cause colon and other kinds of cancer, and steaks and other red meat likely can too.
Douglas G. Tilton, a co-founder of Open Air Wear, manufacturers of high performance sports apparel who was the author of a handbook that was distributed to patients' families at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, died of colon cancer.
Emily Socolinsky, 40, of Canton, is helping to run the 2015 Charlotte Bohn Charm City Strongwoman Memorial Contest, where ladies will flex their muscles to benefit colon cancer research. The competition among women ranging in age from their 20s to 50s will be held Sept. 13 on Eden Street, between Aliceanna and Fleet, in Harbor East.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Celebrate Kristin to Honor the Life of Kristin Kohnle and Raise Funds for The Little Things for Cancer By Michelle Zahn August 25, 2015 Hydes, MD - Celebrate Kristin, a fundraiser to support The Little Things for Cancer, a 503(c)(3) non-profit organization offering support to Baltimore area cancer patients, will be held on October 10, 2015 at DeJon Vineyards located at 5300 Hydes Road, Hydes, MD from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Tickets for the event are $35.00 and may be purchased at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-kristin-tickets-17982319602. Celebrate Kristin is a wine & cheese tasting event featuring the ...
The Rev. David C. Casey, a United Methodist minister who was the founding executive director of the Baltimore Regional Initiative Developing Genuine Equality Inc., died April 30 of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 61.
Many view lung cancer as something that an individual brought upon themselves through their own behavior and choices. Making such a distinction is both irrelevant and cruel and likely contributes to the lack of research funds into this deadly disease.