Cancer

Nebraska
8:19 am
Mon February 24, 2014

After loss, Sioux City family gives back to cancer patients

A Sioux City family is honoring their husband and father’s memory with a donation to Nebraska Medical Center cancer patients.

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Health/Medical
3:06 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

UNMC Cancer Center project on budget and on schedule

A $323 million cancer center at UNMC is set to open in the spring of 2017.

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Omaha
2:47 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

OPS superintendent diagnosed with skin cancer

OPS superintendent Mark Evans.

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans has been diagnosed with skin cancer.

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Health/Medical
8:16 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Bruning: No chemo needed after cancer surgery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he won't need chemotherapy after he underwent surgery for colon cancer.

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Health/Medical
2:37 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Creighton researcher: colon cancer survival rate good if it's caught early

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.

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Health/Medical
3:05 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

UNMC oncologist chairs committee to develop new guidelines for cancer patients

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.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Fewer Minorities Getting Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Fewer minorities are getting colorectal cancer screenings, according to a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at UNMC.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Faster Recovery for Breast Cancer Patients

Intrabeam is a new treatment option for breast cancer patients.  The procedure allows patients to have their surgery and radiation in a session lasting about 90 minutes.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Sock Monkeys Against Cancer

From smacancer.com

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.

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Business
9:03 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Buffett says he's feeling well after cancer treatment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he is feeling fine more than a month after finishing his prostate cancer treatments.

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