Leon Smitherman’s diagnosis with colon cancer came more than a week ago. The screening to catch it overdue.
As Leon embarks on his journey to fight colon cancer, many people are reaching out with their support. Click here to join the conversation.
Local chapter holds annual 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run in Old Town. This year it will be on May 24th.
Colorectal polyps and colorectal cancer don’t always cause symptoms, especially at first.
A screening test is used to look for a disease when a person doesn’t have symptoms.
Colorectal cancer affects men and women of all racial and ethnic groups, and is most often found in people aged 50 years or older.
KSN has partnered with the Colon Cancer Coalition in an effort to raise awareness.
Some local doctors say they are seeing a decrease in the number of cases.
A computer issue leads to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas customers getting letters saying their coverage was cancelled.
With one confirmed death and five cases of whooping cough, Barton County is under a whooping cough outbreak.
The Obama administration says 9.5 million people are already signed up for 2015 coverage.
Health officials confirm one person has died from whooping cough in Barton County.
Measles outbreak that began at Disneyland grows to 87 cases.
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs.
Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year.