Colon and rectal cancer

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Tim Hill throws during baseball spring training Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 16, 2020 - 5:04 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Not long ago, Royals pitcher Tim Hill was wrapping up eight brutal months of chemotherapy to treat colon cancer. If anybody had a reason to opt out of baseball's restart, it would be him. Yet there he was, on a blazing evening at Kauffman Stadium, throwing pitches to...
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This microscope image made available by the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research in 2015 shows human colon cancer cells with the nuclei stained red. On Friday, May 29, 2020, doctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment simpler and easier to bear. (NCI Center for Cancer Research via AP)
May 29, 2020 - 8:32 am
Doctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment simpler and easier to bear. Gentler drugs would be a relief to patients like Jenn Carroll, a 57-year-old human resources director from New Hartford,...
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FILE - This is a 2020 file photo showing Trey Mancini of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team. Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini is undergoing chemotherapy for Stage III colon cancer and expects to miss the 2020 season if major leaguers return this summer. Mancini had the malignant tumor removed shortly before turning 28 on March 18. He has been undergoing chemotherapy since April 13. Writing in the first person for The Players Tribune, Mancini saïd, “My treatment will take six months — every two weeks for six months. If baseball returns in 2020, it will probably be without me." (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 29, 2020 - 1:42 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini feels fortunate to have undergone colon cancer surgery before doctors became absorbed in treating COVID-19, and now he’s diligently and carefully working to avoid the virus while receiving chemotherapy. Mancini was diagnosed with colon cancer on...
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FILE - This is a 2020 file photo showing Trey Mancini of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team. Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini is undergoing chemotherapy for Stage III colon cancer and expects to miss the 2020 season if major leaguers return this summer. Mancini had the malignant tumor removed shortly before turning 28 on March 18. He has been undergoing chemotherapy since April 13. Writing in the first person for The Players Tribune, Mancini saïd, “My treatment will take six months — every two weeks for six months. If baseball returns in 2020, it will probably be without me." (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 28, 2020 - 1:03 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini is undergoing chemotherapy for stage 3 colon cancer and expects to miss the season if major leaguers return this summer. Mancini had a malignant tumor removed shortly before turning 28 on March 18. He has been undergoing chemotherapy since April 13...
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This undated microscope image provided by the National Institutes of Health shows human colon cancer cells with the cell nuclei stained red. According to new American Cancer Society guidelines released on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, most U.S. adults should begin getting screened for colon cancer when they turn 45. (NCI Center for Cancer Research/NIH via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 10:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New guidelines released Wednesday recommend U.S. adults start colon cancer screening earlier, at age 45 instead of 50. The American Cancer Society's advice puts it out of sync with guidelines from an influential government advisory group, which kept the age at 50 in an update two...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel participates in the "Jimmy Kimmel Live and 90th Oscars" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for his first colonoscopy, which aired Tuesday, March 20, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 21, 2018 - 9:17 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel's audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy. The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for the test, which aired on Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." She was with him before and after the examination. Kimmel turned 50 in...
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In this 2015 family photo, Catherine “Katie” Rosenbaum is seen at a cancer fundraiser by Swim Across America. The Richmond, Va., woman’s endometrial cancer was successfully treated in a research study that found the immunotherapy Keytruda can target certain tumors that share a particular genetic flaw. (Family photo provided by Katie Rosenbaum via AP)
July 06, 2017 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Colon cancer. Uterine cancer. Pancreatic cancer. Whatever the tumor, the more gene mutations lurking inside, the better chance your immune system has to fight back. That's the premise behind the recent approval of a landmark drug, the first cancer therapy ever cleared based on a...
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