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Tony Snow Dies from Colon Cancer

Tony Snow died early Saturday morning from colon cancer.  He was 53. Formerly White House Press Secretary, Snow was diagnosed with colon cancer  in February of 2005.  He had surgery and chemotherapy.  His cancer was in remission until a recurrence in his liver in March, 2007. His mother also died of colon cancer when Snow was a teenager and she was 38.

Group Room Radio to Feature Gastrointestinal Cancers

The Group Room, a national cancer talk radio program, will feature gastrointestinal cancers on its July 13th show.  Following up on the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago, Selma Schimmel will interview two leading researchers in colorectal and pancreatic cancer and take telephone questions.