colorectal cancer

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opinion: canadian healthcare choke points put patient lives at risk

canada’s healthcare system is strained. it was always strained. it was designed that way.
dr. david j stewart
nov 16 2023

crowdfunding cancer charity hopes to help innovative new therapies escape ‘valley of death’

as the arrival of liver cancer awareness month calls much-needed attention to another worthy cause, a former researcher is trying to change the way we wage war on the disease.
dave yasvinski
oct 2 2023

record-breaking wildfires raise questions about health impact on canadians

as the wildfire season breaks records year after year, experts warn even canadians in traditionally unaffected areas need to learn how to protect themselves from smoke inhalation.
dave yasvinski
aug 10 2023

nahid acupuncture clinic offers traditional chinese and laser treatments in saskatoon

nahid mobini, who was a medical doctor in iran and an acupuncturist in china before moving to saskatoon, has opened an acupuncture clinic on 8th street
don rice
jul 25 2023

local health providers marking world hepatitis day with free testing

the windsor essex community health centre and partner o...
taylor campbell
jul 25 2023

cornwall woman's family pleads for 'miracle' drug to treat her cystic fibrosis

twenty-five-year-old chanelle lafleche has to stop and ...
elizabeth payne
jul 24 2023

operation eyesight expands life-changing efforts at home and in africa

calgary businessman art jenkyns met dr. ben gullison, a...
david parker
jul 24 2023



what it feels like: colon, rectum, prostate and bladder removed to fight colorectal cancer

dr. timothy sproule decided on an aggressive approach to treat his spreading cancer, including radiation, chemotherapy, as well as a pelvic exenteration.
emma jones
mar 6 2023

kirstie alley’s story another reminder to screen for colon cancer

the late actor’s children shared news of their mom’s passing on instagram monday, explaining she had only “recently discovered” she had cancer.
emma jones
dec 8 2022

'potentially life-saving': polyp discovered during ryan reynold's colonoscopy spotlights importance of screening

polyps were also found on the colon of reynolds' wrexham a.f.c co-chair rob mcelhenney during colonoscopies done on video for lead from behind, a colon cancer advocacy group.
karen hawthorne
sep 14 2022

colorectal cancer: cancer 'is a complicated disease that chooses its victims at random'

when this b.c. man found out he had colorectal cancer at 77, the possibility of dying never crossed his mind because he believed the early diagnosis gave him an advantage.
maja begovic
may 5 2022

hiv drug shows promise in treating metastatic colon cancer

"disease stability in a cancer patient population this advanced, with just one single agent, is highly unusual," said researchers.
chris arnold
apr 11 2022

taller adults may face heightened risk of colorectal cancer: study

findings show that height is a risk factor for the disease and may indicate a need for earlier screening.
dave yasvinski
mar 8 2022