Rectal Cancer News
Speedy DeShields helps pace Rangers in 5-3 win over Mariners
Delino DeShields homered after taking a more speedy trip around the bases for an earlier run as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3
2 US scientists awarded Balzan Prize for cancer research
Two U.S. scientists whose work has contributed to creating immunological treatments for cancer are among the winners of this year's Balzan Prizes recognizing scholarly and scientific achievements
Young, white people dying from colorectal cancer: Study
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton reports on increasing death rates from colorectal cancer and a new Consumer Reports analysis of the impact sugary drinks have on the body.
Wrongly convicted man freed after nearly 40 years behind bars
Plus, Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots grow to more than $300 million each.
Index: Police officer dragged during a traffic stop in Brooklyn
ABC News' David Muir reports the stories people have been buzzing about all week.
Colorectal cancer rates increasing sharply among younger adults, study finds
Colorectal cancer rates have been rising sharply in younger adults even as the rate for the population as a whole has dropped, according to a study published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While rates of colon cancer dropped for people 55 and older from the mid-1980's to
Tommy Chong Discusses His Cancer Treatment
Tommy Chong revealed earlier this week that he's battling rectal cancer . In an interview with ABC News, he jokingly called the diagnosis "a pain in the butt" and that he's keeping a positive attitude. "I know that life doesn't end just because the body gets put in the ground," he said. "The soul
Tommy Chong Battling Rectal Cancer
The “Cheech and Chong” actor and “Dancing With the Stars” alum has also previously battled prostate cancer.
Tommy Chong Diagnosed With Rectal Cancer
"Cheech & Chong" star Tommy Chong has revealed he is battling rectal cancer . "I've had some medical issues lately," Chong, 77, told Us Weekly on Tuesday. "I got diagnosed with rectal cancer." "I'm in treatment now," he added. "Either I get healed or I don't. But either way, I’m going to make sure
To Prevent Colon Cancer, Get Your Butt to the Doctor
Colorectal cancer — cancer of the colon or rectum — is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. Yet it’s one of the most treatable cancers there is, even in its later...