Cancer http://kios.org en After loss, Sioux City family gives back to cancer patients http://kios.org/post/after-loss-sioux-city-family-gives-back-cancer-patients <p>A Sioux City family is honoring their husband and father’s memory with a donation to Nebraska Medical Center cancer patients. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:19:24 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 43352 at http://kios.org UNMC Cancer Center project on budget and on schedule http://kios.org/post/unmc-cancer-center-project-budget-and-schedule <p>A $323 million cancer center at UNMC is set to open in the spring of 2017. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:06:13 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 43213 at http://kios.org OPS superintendent diagnosed with skin cancer http://kios.org/post/ops-superintendent-diagnosed-skin-cancer <p>OPS Superintendent Mark Evans has been diagnosed with skin cancer. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:47:13 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 41924 at http://kios.org OPS superintendent diagnosed with skin cancer Bruning: No chemo needed after cancer surgery http://kios.org/post/bruning-no-chemo-needed-after-cancer-surgery <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he won't need chemotherapy after he underwent surgery for colon cancer. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:16:05 +0000 Associated Press 40435 at http://kios.org Creighton researcher: colon cancer survival rate good if it's caught early http://kios.org/post/creighton-researcher-colon-cancer-survival-rate-good-if-its-caught-early <p>A Creighton University Medical School expert on colon cancer says age 50 may be too late for some people to wait to have a colonoscopy. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:37:57 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 40178 at http://kios.org UNMC oncologist chairs committee to develop new guidelines for cancer patients http://kios.org/post/unmc-oncologist-chairs-committee-develop-new-guidelines-cancer-patients <p>Dr. Peter Coccia, a pediatric oncologist with UNMC, served as chairman of a committee that recently developed guidelines for cancer patients between the ages of 15 and 39. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:05:05 +0000 Cheril Lee 28086 at http://kios.org UNMC oncologist chairs committee to develop new guidelines for cancer patients Fewer Minorities Getting Screened for Colorectal Cancer http://kios.org/post/fewer-minorities-getting-screened-colorectal-cancer <p>Fewer minorities are getting colorectal cancer screenings, according to a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at UNMC. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 12:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 25028 at http://kios.org Fewer Minorities Getting Screened for Colorectal Cancer Faster Recovery for Breast Cancer Patients http://kios.org/post/faster-recovery-breast-cancer-patients <p>Intrabeam is a new treatment option for breast cancer patients.&nbsp; The procedure allows patients to have their surgery and radiation in a session lasting about 90 minutes. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 23436 at http://kios.org Faster Recovery for Breast Cancer Patients Sock Monkeys Against Cancer http://kios.org/post/sock-monkeys-against-cancer <p>Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of both men and women, but it’s the least funded because of the stigma associated with smoking. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 12:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 23388 at http://kios.org Sock Monkeys Against Cancer Berkshire Hathaway CEO Buffett says he's feeling well after cancer treatment http://kios.org/post/berkshire-hathaway-ceo-buffett-says-hes-feeling-well-after-cancer-treatment <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he is feeling fine more than a month after finishing his prostate cancer treatments.</span> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 14:03:33 +0000 Associated Press 20972 at http://kios.org