Location Of Cancer On Colon May Predict Patient's Survival ChancesNew research shows the location of a patient’s colon cancer may predict their chances of survival.
Drinking Coffee Daily Linked To Longer Life For Colon Cancer PatientsBoston cancer researchers have found that drinking coffee every day may improve the survival rate among colon cancer patients.
Spencer Teacher Battling Cancer Wins Health Insurance Fight After Online PetitionA Spencer teacher has won his fight to have treatment for colon cancer covered by his insurance company, thanks in part to tens of thousands of online supporters.
Virtual Colonoscopy A Less Invasive Option For Colon Cancer ScreeningThere are less invasive options for colon cancer screening, including CT colonography, which is also known as the virtual colonoscopy.
Spencer Students Rally Behind Teacher In Middle Of Health Insurance FightDoctors say John Waage needs surgery to help him survive, but his insurance company calls the operation "experimental" and won't pay for it.
Aspirin Users With Common Genes May Get Less Colon CancerResearchers have identified common genetic traits that may explain how aspirin can help protect against colon cancer.
Tests Every Baby Boomer NeedsAs baby boomers get older, It is as important as ever to stay healthy to ensure a high quality of life.
Wellesley Cancer Survivor Pleads For Return Of Stolen BicycleA cancer survivor who rides his bike to raise money for cancer research is pleading for help finding his stolen bicycle.
Study: Simple Scope Exam Cuts Colon Cancer DeathsA simple, cheaper exam of just the lower part of the bowel can cut the risk of developing colon cancer or dying of the disease, a large federal study finds.
Local Family Takes Steps To Avoid Stomach CancerHow far would you go to protect yourself if you knew you carried a gene that caused a deadly form of cancer and watched your brother die of the disease?
Study examines multivitamins and colon cancer