colon cancer

Another View: Family crisis followed by catharsis

I wrote a column on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, that I will never forget. I described what took place after our son Dan phoned on the day after Christmas to tell us he’d been diagn ...

Reader Input: ‘Vested interest’ can save money, lives

Colon cancer is the second-deadliest form of cancer in the U.S., only exceeded by lung cancer (Fight Colorectal Cancer). I recently called Tom McClintock, my representative, to ad ...

Two-time colon cancer survivor says it’s all about prevention

Debbie Height has had colon cancer twice, and in each case early detection saved her life. “Early detection helped me both times. If I wouldn’t have been as persistent with ke ...

Reconsider medical marijuana decision

Recently you had a front-page article (Journal, July 27) that has personally touched my family’s life. I’m hoping that with the medical marijuana dispensary recently closed by ...