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Terminally ill co-creator of ‘The Simpsons’ donating fortune to charity

Sam Simon announced that he has been diagnosed with terminal colon cancer and in the time left will give away as much of his fortune as possible. Full story

Man w/ Crohn's to swim across Lake Erie

For the past few years Ryan Stevens didn't have the energy to leave his family room. Full story

Long term aspirin use tied to lower colon cancer risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Low-dose aspirin, even if not taken daily, may reduce a woman's risk of colon cancer over the long term, according to a new study that did not find the same effect for other types of cancer. Full story

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A controversial colon cancer awareness campaign, launched by the Minnesota Department of Health, is garnering strong reactions. KARE’s Dave Berggren reports.

  Endurance-sport athlete shares battle with cancer

At the age of 48, Teri Griege was accomplishing physical feats that women half her age would struggle to achieve, including triathlons and marathons. But then the mother of two discovered she had colon cancer. Griege and Gloria Borger, CEO of WunderGlo Foundation, sit down to talk about how early ca

  Former Bee Gee Robin Gibb dies

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