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Researchers advise against keyhole surgery for colon cancer

CHICAGO -- A type of colon cancer surgery involving an extremely small incision does not necessarily...creating a work space for surgeons. By contrast, open colon cancer surgery may require a five- or six-inch incision. Both...
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Strawberry's recovery odds in his favor

...NEW YORK -- Although Darryl Strawberry's doctors found evidence of malignancy in one of his lymph nodes after colon cancer surgery, oncology experts said Friday the Yankee slugger's chances of survival were better than good. "I would say...
McCorvey home after colon cancer surgery

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee running backs coach Woody McCorvey has returned home after successful surgery for colon cancer, head coach Phillip Fulmer said Monday. "The cancer was totally removed and Woody will not require radiation or chemotherapy," Fulmer said. McCorvey, 48, had the operation Tuesday at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. He is expected to be ready for the start of practice Aug. 13, Fulmer said.
Orioles win as rally by Tribe fails

...with a 4-2 victory over the Indians in Game 5 of the AL championship series. Eric Davis, whose comeback from colon cancer surgery has given the Orioles an emotional lift, connected for a pinch-homer off Paul Assenmacher in a two-run ninth...
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Strawberry is back on roster for now

...tender deadline, Strawberry will agree to the minor-league contract. As a result, if he is not recovered from colon cancer surgery by opening day and starts the season either in the minor leagues or on a minor-league disabled list, his $2...
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Steinbrenner angry at Strawberry for skipping signing sessions

...Milwaukee, according to a spectator at the game. Steinbrenner singled out the outfielder, who is recovering from colon cancer surgery. Strawberry, signed to a $2.5 million minor-league contract, will join the Yankees at spring training in...
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Baseball today

...innings in the opening game of a day-night doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, his first game since colon cancer surgery in June. 1997 - Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 51st and 52nd homers in Seattle's win over Toronto to become the sixth...
Couple invite viewers into their home

...Osbournes has become MTV's biggest hit ever and is coming back for a second season despite Mrs. Osbourne's colon cancer surgery and continuing treatments. "We love The Osbournes. I think they're fantastic ... It's not The Osbournes...
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Strawberry tests positive for cocaine

...of Corrections and made it available to The Associated Press. The eight-time All-Star, who came back from colon cancer surgery in October 1998, was counted on the Yankees to be their primary designated hitter this season following the retirement...
Strawberry to return in August

...before the start of the season, he remained at their Tampa training complex because he had not yet recovered from colon cancer surgery last fall, an illness that caused him to miss the postseason. Some argued that chemotherapy may have caused a...