• colorectal cancer April 7, 2022 9:08 am

    ‘We Stand Together' 5K Raises Funds, Awareness for Colorectal Cancer Screenings

    Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society,. It’s also on the rise among young adults.  That statistic is unfortunately the story of one local woman who, despite her diagnosis, was determined to live her life to the fullest. On March 11, 2015…

  • Miramar April 7, 2022 9:06 am

    Raising Awareness About Colorectal Cancer

    NBC 6 anchor Constance Jones has the emotional store of how one woman is using the memory of losing her sister to the disease to help raise money and continue the fight against it.

  • Donald Trump August 31, 2019 11:48 pm

    Justice Ginsburg Reports She's ‘Very Well' Following Cancer

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Saturday she’s “alive” and on her way to being “very well” following radiation treatment for cancer. Ginsburg, 86, made the comments at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington. The event came a little over a week after Ginsburg disclosed that she had completed three weeks of outpatient radiation therapy for...

  • Cancer August 24, 2019 8:55 pm

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Tumor on Pancreas

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, according to the Supreme Court. It is the fourth time that the 86-year-old justice has announced that she has been treated for cancer over the last two decades and follows lung cancer surgery in December that...

  • Congress June 21, 2019 12:56 pm

    Luis Alvarez Pleads for Fellow 9/11 First Responders From Hospice Bed

    Luis Alvarez is fighting to help his fellow 9/11 first responders until his last breath. The retired NYPD detective gave what may be the final interview of his life when he spoke with Fox News from his hospital bed in hospice care on Thursday, reiterating his plea to Congress to ensure that 9/11 first responders keep getting health care. “It’s...

  • NBC June 15, 2018 3:50 am

    Higher Vitamin D Levels Might Decrease Colon Cancer Risk: Study

    A higher Vitamin D level might decrease the risk of developing colon cancer, a finding that is particularly true for women, according to new American Cancer Society research. Colon cancer, the third-most common form of the disease in men and women, was more prevalent among people with lower levels of Vitamin D than recommended. The study focused on 12,000 people...

  • NBC June 15, 2018 3:50 am

    Higher Vitamin D Levels Might Decrease Colon Cancer Risk: Study

    A higher Vitamin D level might decrease the risk of developing colon cancer, a finding that is particularly true for women, according to new American Cancer Society research. Colon cancer, the third-most common form of the disease in men and women, was more prevalent among people with lower levels of Vitamin D than recommended. The study focused on 12,000 people...

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