Colon Cancer

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FDA Approves First DNA-Based Test For Colon Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.

08/12/2014

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Rival Schools Unite To Support Student Fighting Cancer

Martin and Arlington High Schools are cross town rivals, but the school’s two bands are both supporting Martin band member Taylor Helland as she fight’s colon cancer.

CBS 11–10/26/2012

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Study: Aspirin May Help Treat Some Colon Cancers

Aspirin, one of the world’s oldest and cheapest drugs, has shown remarkable promise in treating colon cancer in people with mutations in a gene that’s thought to play a role in the disease.

10/25/2012

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Indian Spices Could Dramatically Cut Cancer Risk

Some doctors believe that Americans would be healthier if we ate the way that they do in India, where certain types of cancer are almost nonexistent.

04/09/2012

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Induced Labor Lets Dying Texas Man See His Daughter

Diane Aulger was two weeks from her due date when she and her husband decided there was no time to wait: Mark Aulger had days to live, and he wanted to see his child.

02/13/2012