CANCER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANCER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utes name young cancer patients as honorary coaches for Red-White game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57817999-59/twitter-cancer-game-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57817999-59/twitter-cancer-game-com.html.csp">Utes name young cancer patients as honorary coaches for Red-White game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T21:31:38.884-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; There are some pretty tough football coaches — coaches who shout, coaches who scream, coaches with head-to-toe scars from their own time in the trenches. And then there are Tristan Chidester and Mac Brennan. On the sidelines at Utah’s Red-White Spring Game on Saturday will be two of the toughest guys ever to don a headset, both of them having battled cancer at a young age. “Their courage and positive attitude is an example and inspiration to us all, and we could not be more hon...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57817999@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:31:38 MDT Prep softball: Olympus’ Everett finds sanctuary from cancer battle in softball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57833727-77/everett-reagan-softball-cancer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57833727-77/everett-reagan-softball-cancer.html.csp">Prep softball: Olympus’ Everett finds sanctuary from cancer battle in softball</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ben Raskin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T21:01:03.405-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reagan Everett knows she belongs when the Olympus softball team takes the field. The sophomore works left field like a seasoned player and is every pitcher’s nightmare when she steps into the batter’s box. Her thick, curly hair pulled into a ponytail sticks out of her helmet as she stares down the hurler. Gripping and regripping the bat, she shows confidence that is in conflict with the butterflies in her stomach. The cure to these nerves is simple. “I just need to see that first pitch,” Everett...</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> 57833727@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:01:03 MDT BBB: Cancer fund spent only 8 percent of money on patients http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850413-78/bcfaf-fund-cancer-bbb.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850413-78/bcfaf-fund-cancer-bbb.html.csp">BBB: Cancer fund spent only 8 percent of money on patients</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T21:21:26.246-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Cancer Fund of America raised almost half a million dollars in 2012, purportedly to pay for prostheses, bras and other products for women battling breast disease — but little actually went to patients. Only $37,280, or a little more than 8 percent of the $448,276 collected, was used for the intended purposes, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in Utah alleges. It says the fund, which also uses the name Breast Cancer Financial Assistance Fund (BCFAF), kept the remaining $410,996. The BBB say...</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> 57850413@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:21:26 MDT Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57844515-68/science-bang-poll-faith.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57844515-68/science-bang-poll-faith.html.csp">Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN and JENNIFER AGIESTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-21T18:24:21.029-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths get further from our own experiences and the present time, an Associated Press-GfK poll found. Americans have more skepticism than confidence in global warming, the age of the Earth and evolution and have the most trouble believing a Big Bang created the universe 13.8 billion years ago. Rather than quizzing scientific knowledge, the survey asked people ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578445152014-04-21T18:24:21.029-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-21T18:24:21.029-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57844515@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:24:21 MDT Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57843049-68/sharp-cancer-music-wish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57843049-68/sharp-cancer-music-wish.html.csp">Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T18:56:02.739-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 06:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fair Oaks, Calif. • Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43. His sister Mary Huston said Sharp died at his mother’s Fair Oaks, Calif., home, at 10:49 p.m. Saturday of complications from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues. “He had a strong heart, that’s what kept him alive, (but) I’m so happy for him, that there’s no more suffering,” Huston said through tears and exhaustion. She 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> 57843049@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:56:02 MDT FDA warns of cancer risk with fibroid procedure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833775-68/cancer-risk-fda-uterine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833775-68/cancer-risk-fda-uterine.html.csp">FDA warns of cancer risk with fibroid procedure</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="2014-04-17T19:29:45.416-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a surgical procedure used to eliminate growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body. The agency is discouraging doctors from performing the procedure, which uses an electronic device to grind and shred uterine tissue so it can be removed through a small incision in the abdomen. Known as laparoscopic power morcellation, the technique is widely used to treat painful fibroids, either by removi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578337752014-04-17T19:29:45.416-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T19:29:45.416-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833775@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:29:45 MDT DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57822912-68/test-hpv-women-cancer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57822912-68/test-hpv-women-cancer.html.csp">DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate</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="2014-04-15T13:40:57.279-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 01:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women’s health: the Pap smear. The new test from Roche uses DNA to detect the human papillomavirus, or HPV, which causes nearly all cases of cervical cancer. While such technology has been available for years, Roche now wants the FDA to approve its test as a first-choice option for c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578229122014-04-15T13:40:57.279-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T13:40:57.279-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822912@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:40:57 MDT U.S. jury hits Takeda, Eli Lilly with $9B penalty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790244-79/takeda-cancer-actos-lilly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790244-79/takeda-cancer-actos-lilly.html.csp">U.S. jury hits Takeda, Eli Lilly with $9B penalty</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURI KAGEYAMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T08:31:02.148-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 08:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • A U.S. jury ordered Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and its U.S. counterpart, Eli Lilly and Co., to pay $9 billion in punitive damages over a diabetes medicine linked to cancer. The drug companies said Tuesday they will “vigorously challenge” the decision. The U.S District Court in western Louisiana ordered a $6 billion penalty for Takeda and $3 billion for its business partner and co-defendant Eli Lilly. It also ordered $1.5 million in compensatory damages in favor of the p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577902442014-04-08T08:31:02.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T08:31:02.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790244@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:31:02 MDT Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782952-68/cancer-drug-results-drugs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782952-68/cancer-drug-results-drugs.html.csp">Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Economics Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • An experimental drug has shown encouraging results in treating advanced breast cancer in an early clinical trial, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported Sunday. Pfizer, the world’s second largest drugmaker, said the drug prevented breast cancer from worsening for 20.2 months in a trial involving 165 patients. Current medications do so for 10.2 months. The drug, known as palbociclib, is among a new class of cancer drugs that target specific proteins to block tumors. The outcome wasn’t ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577829522014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782952@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:56:01 MDT NFL notes: Bears agree to 4-year, $15.5 million with Jared Allen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57736513-77/allen-bears-smith-bills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57736513-77/allen-bears-smith-bills.html.csp">NFL notes: Bears agree to 4-year, $15.5 million with Jared Allen</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T21:23:45.832-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 09:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The Chicago Bears were looking to jolt their struggling defense. How does adding Jared Allen sound? The Bears agreed to a four-year contract with the five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Wednesday, replacing one accomplished pass rusher with another as they rebuild a defense that ranked among the league’s worst last season. A person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press that Allen will get $15.5 million guaranteed on a deal that could be worth as much as $32 million. Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577365132014-03-26T21:23:45.832-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T21:23:45.832-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57736513@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:23:45 MDT U. Medical School head cites Angelina Jolie before Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57729394-90/angelina-breast-cancer-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57729394-90/angelina-breast-cancer-congress.html.csp">U. Medical School head cites Angelina Jolie before Congress</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T07:52:08.694-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 07:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The dean of the University of Utah’s School of Medicine told Congress on Tuesday that sustainable funding for medical research saves lives, citing a test that helps detect breast-cancer risk. Vivian Lee, a senior vice president for the U.’s health sciences and the CEO of University of Utah Health Care, asked a House Appropriations subcommittee to fund at least $32 billion for the National Institutes of Health in the coming fiscal year to help research schools like hers continue life...</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> 57729394@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:52:08 MDT Bills great Jim Kelly expects more cancer surgery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57727959-77/kelly-cancer-jim-bills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57727959-77/kelly-cancer-jim-bills.html.csp">Bills great Jim Kelly expects more cancer surgery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Carolyn Thompson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T23:30:25.782-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buffalo, N.Y. • Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to have surgery again following the recurrence of cancer that his wife described as aggressive and “starting to spread.” Doctors for the 54-year-old former Buffalo Bills star are leaning toward surgery Thursday or perhaps April 1 at a New York City hospital, brother Dan Kelly told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Kelly’s doctors in Buffalo said March 14 the cancer was found to have returned when Kelly had follow-up tests after surger...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577279592014-03-25T23:30:25.782-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T23:30:25.782-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57727959@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:30:25 MDT Op-ed: Mammograms at age 40 still save lives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57708556-82/women-screening-breast-cancer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57708556-82/women-screening-breast-cancer.html.csp">Op-ed: Mammograms at age 40 still save lives</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett T. Parkinson</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T01:01:06.562-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a full-time breast radiologist and the administrator who oversees the standards and qualifications of every mammography center in the United States, I am disappointed in recent news coverage of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study, a flawed research project that resurfaces every few years, grabbing headlines each time. Not only has it undermined confidence in screening mammography — the only test proven in multiple randomized, controlled clinical trials to save lives — it has confuse...</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> 57708556@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 01:01:06 MDT Colonoscopies miss 6 percent of cancers, Utah research finds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57708245-78/cancer-cancers-patients-missed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57708245-78/cancer-cancers-patients-missed.html.csp">Colonoscopies miss 6 percent of cancers, Utah research finds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T21:53:20.58-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colonoscopies remain the gold standard for early detection and prevention of colon cancer, but they aren’t perfect, researchers at the University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute found. About 6 percent of colorectal cancers are “missed,” or diagnosed within three to five years after patients receive a “clean” colonoscopy report — well inside the 10 years recommended between screens for the general public and the five years indicated for people at risk, researchers found. The tumors were eithe...</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> 57708245@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:53:20 MDT IBM’s Watson system to help sequence brain cancer DNA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57701967-79/watson-cancer-dna-sequence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57701967-79/watson-cancer-dna-sequence.html.csp">IBM’s Watson system to help sequence brain cancer DNA</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BREE FOWLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T08:54:02.124-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 08:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • IBM is teaming up with the New York Genome Center to help fight brain cancer. The company said Wednesday that its Watson cloud computing system will be used in partnership with a New York-based genetic research center mainly to help sequence DNA for the treatment of glioblastoma, the most common type of brain cancer in U.S. adults. New York Genome Center, a consortium of academic, medical and industry officials, will use Watson to sequence the DNA of cancer tumors at much faster rate ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577019672014-03-19T08:54:02.124-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-19T08:54:02.124-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57701967@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:54:02 MDT Nevada mom pleads guilty in child cancer hoax case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699613-68/cancer-mesquite-guilty-associated.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699613-68/cancer-mesquite-guilty-associated.html.csp">Nevada mom pleads guilty in child cancer hoax case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T21:03:34.514-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mesquite, Nev. • A 36-year-old Nevada woman was sentenced to a year in the Mesquite city jail and ordered to pay almost $750 in restitution for raising money with a false claim that her 7-year-old son had cancer. Mesquite police Sgt. MaQuade Chesley says Shawnanna Starr Guerrero Flores pleaded guilty Monday in Mesquite Justice Court to misdemeanor charges including obtaining money under false pretenses and obstruction. Moapa Justice of the Peace Ruth Kolhoss also ordered Flores to undergo a ment...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576996132014-03-18T21:03:34.514-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-18T21:03:34.514-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57699613@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:03:34 MDT A chocolate pill without the chocolate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57690799-68/candy-chocolate-cocoa-flavanols.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57690799-68/candy-chocolate-cocoa-flavanols.html.csp">A chocolate pill without the chocolate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARILYNN MARCHIONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T22:12:01.937-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It won’t be nearly as much fun as eating candy bars, but a big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes. The pills are so packed with nutrients that you’d have to eat a gazillion candy bars to get the amount being tested in this study, which will enroll 18,000 men and women nationwide. “People eat chocolate because they enjoy it, not because they think it’s good for them, and the idea of the study is to see whet...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576907992014-03-16T22:12:01.937-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-16T22:12:01.937-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57690799@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 22:12:01 MDT Supreme Court won’t hear dispute over ‘boobies’ bracelets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659236-68/bracelets-court-boobies-breast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659236-68/bracelets-court-boobies-breast.html.csp">Supreme Court won’t hear dispute over ‘boobies’ bracelets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T08:02:01.887-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that wants to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people. The justices on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling striking down a ban on the bracelets that was put in place by the Easton Area School District, which says the breast-cancer awareness bracelets are lewd in their use of sexual innuendo. The lower court sided with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576592362014-03-10T08:02:01.887-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T08:02:01.887-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659236@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:02:01 MDT Utah lung cancer survivors: Test your house for radon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57636934-90/radon-utah-poulsen-cancer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57636934-90/radon-utah-poulsen-cancer.html.csp">Utah lung cancer survivors: Test your house for radon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T22:17:38.404-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlie McQuinn didn’t think much about the cracks in the basement floor of his Cottonwood Heights home, where he maintains his office downstairs. But that was before his doctors found a three-inch tumor in the lower lobe of the non-smoker’s left lung two years ago. The culprit turned out to be radon that had accumulated in his home. “The dryer creates a vacuum that draws the gas up through the cracks,” McQuinn told a Senate committee last month in support of SB109, a bill that would establish...</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> 57636934@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:17:38 MDT Taken by cancer, vibrant Utah prof leaves stories for young son http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57626697-78/brehl-cancer-breast-son.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57626697-78/brehl-cancer-breast-son.html.csp">Taken by cancer, vibrant Utah prof leaves stories for young son</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Heather May</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T07:42:21.019-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 07:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before she died, Beverly Brehl knitted her preschooler a blanket decorated with every superhero emblem along with his own, called “Super Jack.” She hoped that when he wrapped it around himself, he would feel her love. She recorded herself reading bedtime stories and singing to him. She made sure her husband, Jeremy Sundeaus, and her sister knew her values and passed them along: That Jack was to go to college, that he have an open mind, that he forge his own path. In the end, the 36-year-old Univ...</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> 57626697@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 07:42:21 MDT