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2-Day Bike Ride To Conquer Cancer Coming To Maryland This Fall

It’s a common killer in the United States, and the fight to conquer cancer this year is rolling with a two-day cycling event around the nation’s capital.

04/18/2014

On Time: Feb. 24, 2013

Kai Jackson spoke with Dr. Michael Cox, the founder of AVAM, and two brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

02/24/2013

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Time To Talk About Colon Cancer

When is the last time you talked about colon cancer?

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

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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

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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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Colorectal Cancer Screening

This article explains the importance of testing for symptoms that may reveal a disease or condition that could lead to colon or rectal cancer.

02/28/2011

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Colorectal Cancer: Myths And Misconceptions

Some say ignorance is bliss, but experience tends to prove otherwise. Make sure you’re informed about the truths and misconceptions concerning colorectal cancer by reviewing this list of myths and realities concerning the disease.

02/28/2011

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Family History Key In Watching For Colon Cancer

Did your grandparents have colon cancer? Have any of your relatives ever had polyps? Knowing the answers to questions like these could tell you if you are at an increased risk for colon cancer.

02/28/2011