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Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson diagnosed with brain cancer

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is undergoing treatment for the disease, he announced Wednesday.

Richardson, 68, wrote in a newsletter to constituents that “a small cancerous brain tumor” was found in May and that he is “optimistic” about its treatment. 13 more words

The Oregonian

Rural program aims at catching colon cancer

Free screening kits can help spot and prevent colon cancer.

Residents of some of the most rural parts of Eastern Oregon can now get easier access to colon cancer screenings. 52 more words

East Oregonian

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson undergoing treatment for brain cancer

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson was diagnosed with brain cancer in May and is undergoing treatment, he announced Wednesday morning.

Source: Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson undergoing treatment for brain cancer

Statesman Journal

Richardson diagnosed with brain cancer

The secretary of state, who is second in line to the governor, said he has begun treatment for the tumor, which was caught ‘early.’

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has been diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor, he revealed Wednesday in his… 11 more words

Portland Tribune

Sugar and Salt the New Nicotine!

We need to make a massive improvement to the diets of everyone but especially children if we are to stop what can only be described as the obesity tsunami facing our Country… 1,488 more words

Health Service Debate

Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men

The change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers say.

Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men — and the change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesday. 73 more words

Washington Post