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Visit CBS Baltimore’s Your Home

Visit CBS Baltimore’s Your Home for great advice on how to keep your home clean, green and healthy.

03/16/2012

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Laparoscopic Surgery – What Is It?

What is laparoscopic surgery?

03/02/2012

Colon Cancer Alliance

Time To Talk About Colon Cancer

When is the last time you talked about colon cancer?

03/02/2012

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Five Myths About Colorectal Cancer

In many cases, colorectal cancer can be prevented.

03/02/2012

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Colorectal Cancer Surgery-Follow Up Evaluation

Why should there be a postoperative follow-up program?

03/02/2012

Colon Cancer Alliance

Colon Cancer Screening Saves Lives, But Many People Still Don’t Get Screened

One in three people 50 years or older has not been screened for colon cancer, yet screening could help save their lives.

03/02/2012

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Never Tested For Colon Cancer? What’s Your Excuse?

These are some of the words that come to mind for lots of folks when they think about getting tested for colorectal cancer.

03/02/2012

Awareness Month Guide

September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Guide: The basics about prostate cancer, plus news and events.

09/28/2011

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FDA To Decide By April 26 On New Xgeva Application

Amgen today announced the FDA plans to decide by April 26 on its application to expand the use of its bone treatment drug Xgeva to prevent or delay the spread of advanced prostate cancer.

08/23/2011

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Knocking Out The Side Effects Of Colorectal Cancer Treatment

In January 2003, I was 42 and completing my first year of my pediatric residency. My life was extremely busy; I was working 80 to 120 hours a week. When I first complained of being tired, it was attributed to my age and work schedule. Over the next eight months, my symptoms worsened; I became anemic and had blood in my stool.

02/28/2011

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Awareness Key To The Colon Cancer Fight

One of the keys to eradicating colon cancer is awareness. Being aware of risk factors, symptoms, family history and screening options will not only help in fighting the disease itself, but could mean the difference between life and death.

02/28/2011

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