CANCER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANCER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Cancer fighter becomes firefighter for a day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58460094-78/firefighter-cancer-becomes-fighter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58460094-78/firefighter-cancer-becomes-fighter.html.csp">Cancer fighter becomes firefighter for a day</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T20:57:56.04-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 08:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Korbyn Ricord, a 4-year-old with acute lymphoid leukemia, holds a firehose Friday with firefighter Jared Norton, left, and Ricord’s sister, Kynzee, at Unified Fire Authority Station 104. Korbyn was made an honorary firefighter as part of the Anything Can Be Project, which raises awareness of pediatric cancer by helping fulfill the wishes of children fighting cancer and capturing those moments in pictures.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58460094@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:57:56 MDT Four Salt Lake hospitals kick off campaign to encourage mammograms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451053-78/utah-mammograms-women-hospitals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451053-78/utah-mammograms-women-hospitals.html.csp">Four Salt Lake hospitals kick off campaign to encourage mammograms</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T07:28:02.268-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 07:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah women are less likely than most around the country to get mammograms, and Intermountain Healthcare’s Salt Lake Valley hospitals are trying to change that. Four hospitals on Thursday evening kicked off their Thousand Points of Pink Campaign, which has a goal of getting 1,000 women who have never been screened for breast cancer or screened inconsistently to get mammograms by the end of the year. Cancer survivors decorated bras, listened to live music and watched a short film with medical expe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58451053@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:28:02 MDT Livestrong CEO leaving after 14 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446190-77/livestrong-armstrong-cancer-charity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446190-77/livestrong-armstrong-cancer-charity.html.csp">Livestrong CEO leaving after 14 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T23:28:58.457-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years, a period in which the small local charity grew into a $500 million global brand before it was rocked by founder Lance Armstrong’s confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. Doug Ulman helped Livestrong ride Armstrong’s sports career and celebrity into rapid and worldwide expansion. He also had to guide it through the two-year fallout of Armstrong’s cheating revelations that pro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584461902014-09-23T23:28:58.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T23:28:58.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446190@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:28:58 MDT Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58434251-79/nfl-field-cancer-pink.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58434251-79/nfl-field-cancer-pink.html.csp">Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:23:02.086-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL’s growing problems. The consumer products maker is the latest major sponsor, following PepsiCo and Anheuser-Busch, to show concern over the NFL’s handling of domestic abuse allegations against several players. The move came as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference to say that the NFL needs to chang...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584342512014-09-19T17:23:02.086-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T17:23:02.086-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58434251@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:23:02 MDT Utah law seems to cut teen tanning by one-third http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424570-78/tanning-percent-indoor-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424570-78/tanning-percent-indoor-utah.html.csp">Utah law seems to cut teen tanning by one-third</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T18:25:30.806-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah law that made it harder for teenagers to tan in salons seems to have cut indoor tanning significantly. A survey of Utah students in grades 8, 10 and 12 found the use of tanning salons dropped 36 percent after the 2012 law took effect, according to a new study by the Utah Department of Health. The law requires minors to have a physician’s note or be accompanied by a parent or guardian who signs a waiver each time they visit an indoor tanning salon. The state study was published in a recent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424570@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:25:30 MDT DVD review: Shailene Woodley and a sharp script cut through sentimentality in ‘Fault in Our Stars’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58406592-223/cancer-woodley-cut-hazel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58406592-223/cancer-woodley-cut-hazel.html.csp">DVD review: Shailene Woodley and a sharp script cut through sentimentality in ‘Fault in Our Stars’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T01:01:04.384-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grade • B DVD •Even if you have your guard up against sentimental claptrap, the movie adaptation of John Green’s teens-with-cancer novel “The Fault in Our Stars” may cut through with its earnest look at terminal illness. Hazel (Shailene Woodley), at 17, hauls around an oxygen tank to feed her cancer-weakened lungs. She reluctantly goes to a cancer support group, where she meets Augustus (Ansel Elgort), who lost a leg to cancer. They quickly fall in love, despite Hazel’s best efforts to cut of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406592@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:01:04 MDT Utah’s Hogle Zoo orangutan Eli dies from breast cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393446-78/eli-zoo-cancer-orangutan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393446-78/eli-zoo-cancer-orangutan.html.csp">Utah’s Hogle Zoo orangutan Eli dies from breast cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T09:50:40.951-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eli the orangutan, one of the more popular and well-known residents of Utah’s Hogle Zoo, died Saturday of breast cancer. He was 24. Formally named Elijah, he became a media celebrity of sorts for successfully picking the winner in advance of the past seven Super Bowls. That accomplishment earned him national recognition in Sports Illustrated magazine and on MSNBC. “Eli was the class clown, a total ham,” said Bobbi Gordon, the zoo’s senior great ape keeper. “He aimed to entertain and please. … H...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393446@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:50:40 MDT Stand Up to Cancer telethon raises $109 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58390501-79/cancer-million-broadcast-stand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58390501-79/cancer-million-broadcast-stand.html.csp">Stand Up to Cancer telethon raises $109 million</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T17:33:01.581-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The star-studded Stand Up to Cancer telethon that aired on broadcast and cable networks in the United States and Canada raised $109 million. Organizers said Monday that’s $28 million more than the 2012 telecast generated. The hourlong broadcast Friday featured performances by The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Ariana Grande and a closing number by Jennifer Hudson, Common and Lupe Fiasco. Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Downey Jr. and Halle Berry were among the sta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583905012014-09-08T17:33:01.581-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T17:33:01.581-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390501@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:33:01 MDT A sold-out Comic Con helps children with cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58381495-223/salt-lake-comic-convention.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58381495-223/salt-lake-comic-convention.html.csp">A sold-out Comic Con helps children with cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T10:57:07.695-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This weekend, Salt Lake Comic Con became a superhero to children in need. The comic convention donated all of the proceeds from a 5k run — held in June — and its red carpet party Saturday night to Millie’s Princess Foundation, a Utah-based charity that helps families struggling financially while their children fight cancer. Bryan Brandenburg, Salt Lake Comic Con co-founder and its chief marketing officer, estimates the total from both events at somewhere between $10,000 and $20,000. “It’s an e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58381495@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 10:57:07 MDT FDA OKs Merck drug, first in new cancer drug class http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374580-79/cancer-drug-patients-keytruda.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374580-79/cancer-drug-patients-keytruda.html.csp">FDA OKs Merck drug, first in new cancer drug class</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T17:00:57.31-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whitehouse Station, N.J. • Merck & Co. on Thursday won the first U.S. approval for a new kind of cancer drug with big advantages over chemotherapy and other older cancer treatments. The Food and Drug Administration said it has granted accelerated approval to Merck’s Keytruda, for treating melanoma that’s spread or can’t be surgically removed, in patients previously treated with another melanoma drug called Yervoy. Experts called the news “game-changing” for patients with the deadly skin cancer, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583745802014-09-04T17:00:57.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T17:00:57.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374580@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:00:57 MDT Bernard Madoff’s last son dies of cancer in NYC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58370919-79/madoff-andrew-fraud-bernard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58370919-79/madoff-andrew-fraud-bernard.html.csp">Bernard Madoff’s last son dies of cancer in NYC</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY NEUMEISTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T17:37:02.198-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 05:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Andrew Madoff, Bernard Madoff’s last surviving son, died of cancer on Wednesday, years after turning his father in and insisting he had been duped like the rest of the world into believing history’s most notorious Ponzi king was an honest financier. Andrew Madoff, 48, was “surrounded by his loving family” when he died at a New York City hospital from mantle cell lymphoma, said his attorney, Martin Flumenbaum. Andrew Madoff and his brother, Mark, both worked on the legitimate trading s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370919@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:37:02 MDT Google’s health startup forges venture with AbbVie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369333-79/abbvie-google-venture-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369333-79/abbvie-google-venture-health.html.csp">Google’s health startup forges venture with AbbVie</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T11:27:02.241-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google’s ambitious health startup is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker AbbVie in a $500 million joint venture that will try to develop new ways to treat cancer and other diseases such as Alzheimer’s. The alliance announced Wednesday calls for Google Inc. and AbbVie Inc. to each invest $250 million in the project. They will split all expenses and any profits generated by the venture. Calico, a company created by Google last year, will manage a team of scientists who will wor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583693332014-09-03T11:27:02.241-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T11:27:02.241-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369333@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:27:02 MDT Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343248-68/george-chicago-cancer-cardinal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343248-68/george-chicago-cancer-cardinal.html.csp">Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:15:02.6-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis. Spokeswoman Colleen Dolan says the archbishop of Chicago had hoped to make that trip in mid-October but will not be able to because of medical treatment. She says the trip may be rescheduled. The 77-year-old George is undergoing treatment for a recurrence of cancer near his right kidney. Last week, the archdiocese announced he was participating in a clinical trial of an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432482014-08-27T11:15:02.6-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T11:15:02.6-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343248@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:15:02 MDT Leonard finds a charity to come first before golf http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343176-77/leonard-week-camp-alpert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343176-77/leonard-week-camp-alpert.html.csp">Leonard finds a charity to come first before golf</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOUG FERGUSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.616-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paramus, N.J. • Justin Leonard ordinarily would have played the final week of the PGA Tour’s regular season, and this is one time he probably should have gone. He likes the Wyndham Championship and typically plays well, having never missed the cut. And at No. 108 in the FedEx Cup, it would have been his last chance to improve his standing heading into the playoffs, where it’s all about moving up the list and advancing to the next week. But then he got an offer he couldn’t refuse. His wife and fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431762014-08-27T23:28:58.616-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.616-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343176@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Concert preview: Melissa Etheridge declares ‘This Is M.E.’ in solo tour http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322119-223/etheridge-utah-melissa-album.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322119-223/etheridge-utah-melissa-album.html.csp">Concert preview: Melissa Etheridge declares ‘This Is M.E.’ in solo tour</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Burger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T09:23:26.995-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When an artist comes out with a new album called “This Is M.E.” in the midst of a much-lauded career — as Melissa Etheridge has just done — you have to wonder: Was that not you on all those other albums before? “That’s funny!” the 53-year-old Kansas native responded in an email interview. “They have all been me, as in very personal. I think the title is referring to the Me right now.” Etheridge is one of the most popular singer-songwriters of her generation, with millions in album sales and mul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322119@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:23:26 MDT NFL: Jim Kelly’s follow-up exam shows no sign of cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321493-77/kelly-cancer-treatments-bills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321493-77/kelly-cancer-treatments-bills.html.csp">NFL: Jim Kelly’s follow-up exam shows no sign of cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:17.728-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly received encouraging news in his battle with cancer. An initial physical exam showed no evidence of sinus cancer three months after the former Buffalo Bills quarterback completed radiation and chemotherapy treatments, Dr. Peter Costantino said in a release issued by New York City’s Lenox Hill Hospital on Wednesday. “The treatments have so far completely eliminated Mr. Kelly’s pain, and his level of function has essentially returned to normal,” said Costantino, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583214932014-08-21T23:43:17.728-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T23:43:17.728-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321493@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:17 MDT MLB: Curt Schilling blames chewing tobacco for his mouth cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58318001-77/cancer-schilling-boston-chewing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58318001-77/cancer-schilling-boston-chewing.html.csp">MLB: Curt Schilling blames chewing tobacco for his mouth cancer</a></h4> The Associated Press
<h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:01:00.341-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday. He announced he had cancer in February but had not disclosed what kind.He says it’s due to chewing tobacco.Schilling is being treated at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He received seven weeks of chemotherapy and radiation treatments and is in remission. He say...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583180012014-08-20T23:01:00.341-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T23:01:00.341-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div>
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FDA OKs first DNA-based test for colon cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58285910-68/cancer-test-stool-colon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58285910-68/cancer-test-stool-colon.html.csp">FDA OKs first DNA-based test for colon cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T19:21:02.305-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients’ DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths. The Cologuard test from Exact Sciences detects irregular mutations in stool samples that can be an early warning sign of cancer. Patients who test positive for the mutations should undergo a colonoscopy to confirm the results. Doctors have long used stool tests to look for hidden blood that can be a warning sign of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582859102014-08-11T19:21:02.305-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T19:21:02.305-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285910@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:21:02 MDT FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285514-79/cancer-test-cologuard-colon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285514-79/cancer-test-cologuard-colon.html.csp">FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T16:53:54.013-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients’ DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths. The Cologuard test from Exact Sciences detects irregular mutations in stool samples that can be an early warning sign of cancer. Patients who test positive for the mutations should undergo a colonoscopy to confirm the results. Doctors have long used stool tests to look for hidden blood that can be a warning sign of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582855142014-08-11T16:53:54.013-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T16:53:54.013-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285514@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:53:54 MDT Residents to EPA: Restrict emissions at oil refineries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264132-79/epa-emissions-oil-refineries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264132-79/epa-emissions-oil-refineries.html.csp">Residents to EPA: Restrict emissions at oil refineries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMILY SCHMALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T15:35:34.901-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Galena Park, Texas • Environmental advocates and residents living near oil refineries asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to force petroleum companies to adopt stricter emissions standards and publicly release emissions data to help reduce communities’ exposure to a cancer-causing chemical. By midafternoon, about 60 people had addressed the federal agency during a hearing on the EPA’s proposal to compel refineries — for the first time — to monitor and report emissions of be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582641322014-08-05T15:35:34.901-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T15:35:34.901-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264132@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:35:34 MDT