Cancer

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Caitlin Lally
September 16, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Pulegone has been linked to liver and bladder cancer in animal studies, and in 2018, the FDA banned the substance from food products.
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Tom Ackerman
September 10, 2019 - 2:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - David Eckstein couldn't stop chuckling as he thought about stories and memories of his former St. Louis Cardinals teammate Chris Duncan. They played three years together, winning the 2006 World Series and we asked Eckstein to share some of his favorite memories of the lefty...
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Cardinals first baseman Chris Duncan singled
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September 06, 2019 - 7:35 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder and local sports radio host Chris Duncan, 38, has died after a long battle with cancer. News about the 2006 World Series Champion's death was announced by Rick Horton and John Rooney on KMOX, during the broadcast of Friday's Cardinals game in...
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August 05, 2019 - 3:27 am
In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed 9 people and injured at least 27 others. Here are some of their stories: JORDAN ANCHONDO: 'GAVE HER LIFE' FOR HER BABY Jordan Anchondo...
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Fred Bodimer
July 26, 2019 - 1:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Deaths due to colorectal cancer have been falling in older Americans — but increasing in those younger than 50. A lot of it has to do with screening and colonoscopies. The numbers are down in older Americans because they are getting their regular colonoscopies but there's a rise...
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Alex Degman
July 26, 2019 - 3:33 am
GLEN CARBON, Il. (KMOX) — A Highland, Illinois business owner is "lifting up" KMOX's Brett Blume -- both figuratively and literally. Jim Campbell owns Options HME -- he was listening during the We Bleed Blume blood drive Tuesday and learned Brett's having a *very* hard time with stairs, sometimes...
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May 19, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals hall of famer Bob Gibson throws out a first pitch prior to a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Fred Bodimer
July 19, 2019 - 2:55 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — St. Louis Cardinals legend Bob Gibson has begun his fight against pancreatic cancer -- undergoing his first chemotherapy treatment earlier this week in Omaha. If attitude counts for anything, the 83-year-old Gibson will pick up another victory in his Hall of Fame career. "He's up...
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Fred Bodimer
July 16, 2019 - 1:33 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new study finds even a small amount of sugary drink consumption increases your cancer risk. Just a third of a can of soda a day elevates your risk of cancer by 18%, according to this study in the British Medical Journal. "The whole correlation is that if you are taking in more...
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Tom Ackerman
July 13, 2019 - 11:22 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Dick Zitzmann, longtime agent to Cardinals Hall of Famer Bob Gibson, provided the following statement Saturday night to KMOX: "Bob Gibson confirmed to me last week that he received his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer after a week of tests at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He...
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May 29, 2019 - 7:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says his doctors say he's in "near remission" of advanced pancreatic cancer and his response to the treatment is "kind of mind-boggling." The 78-year-old TV personality tells People magazine he's responding very well to chemotherapy and the doctors...
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