Colon Cancer

Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers

FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 -- Current smokers are less likely to receive guideline-concordant screening studies for breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer versus never smokers, according to a study published online May 17 in JAMA Network Open. Nina N....
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Smoking, Medical Research

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Google Trained Its Ai To Predict Lung Cancer

Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Part of the problem is that the majority of cancers aren't caught until later...
Related topics: Google, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology

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Bowel Cancer Rising Among Young Adults In Europe

The rate of bowel cancer -- otherwise known as colorectal cancer or CRC -- is rising among adults aged 20-49 in Europe, suggests new research.
Related topics: Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Colorectal Cancer Incidence Increasing In Younger Adults

FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 -- Colorectal cancer incidence is increasing among young adults in certain high-income countries, according to a study published online May 16 in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Marzieh Araghi, Ph.D., from the...
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, The Lancet

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Cancer Drugs Promote Stem Cell Properties Of Colorectal Cancer

Scientists have now discovered that a certain group of cancer drugs (MEK Inhibitors) activates the cancer-promoting Wnt signalling pathway in colorectal cancer cells. This can lead to the accumulation of tumor cells with stem cell characteristics...
Related topics: Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Stem Cells, Medical Research

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Crc: Low Vitamin D Post-op Tied To Worse Outcomes

(MedPage Today) -- Falling 25OHD levels after colorectal cancer surgery associated with poorer survival, could be employed as prognostic biomarker
Related topics: Vitamins, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Whole-body Mri Could Streamline Cancer Staging

(MedPage Today) -- Faster, cheaper than standard imaging in lung and colon cancer trials
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology

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Rate Of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day

FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 -- As the clinic day progresses, the rate of clinician ordering of breast and colorectal cancer screening tests decreases, according to a study published online May 10 in JAMA Network Open. In a retrospective quality...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Whole-body Mri Accurate For Staging Colorectal Cancer, Nsclc

FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 -- Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) could be a quicker alternative to multimodality staging of colorectal cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to two studies published online May 9 in The...
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, The Lancet

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Low Vitamin D In Post-op Crc Tied To Worse Outcomes

(MedPage Today) -- Falling circulating 25OHD after colorectal cancer surgery associated with poorer survival
Related topics: Vitamins, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: Physical Fitness Reduces Risk Of Lung And Bowel Cancers

A big study links higher fitness to lower risk of lung and colorectal cancer and higher fitness before diagnosis to better odds of surviving the diseases.
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Colorectal Cancer

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Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer Vaccine Has Promising Results In Early Trials

Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal cancer.
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Vaccines, Clinical Trials, Medical Research

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Mek/pd-l1 Inhibition Fails In Third-line Colon Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Phase III IMblaze370, designed to overcome immune-resistance of tumors, a 'great disappointment,' researchers say
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Right Combination Of Diet And Bacteria Limits Cancer Progression

Researchers have discovered a combination of dietary factors and gut bacteria that inhibits the progression of colorectal cancer. Their findings could help exploit dietary regimens for therapeutic purposes to improve chemotherapy efficacy and reduce...
Related topics: Diet, Bacteria, Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Chemotherapy

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Tiger Woods' Message To Young Man With Cancer Resonates Deeply With Harold Varner Iii

Tiger Woods filmed an inspirational video for Harold Varner III's childhood friend, who is in a fight for his life against Stage 4 colon cancer.        
Related topics: Tiger Woods, Cancer, Oncology, Health Videos

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Does Red Meat Give You Colon Cancer?

Have you heard? There’s a new “red meat will kill you” study. This time, it’s colorectal cancer. Here’s the press release. Here’s the full study. I covered this a couple Sundays ago in “Sunday with...
Related topics: Red Meat, Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Promising Cancer ‘vaccine’ Clinical Trials Hint At Future Of Treatment

A pair of clinical trials this month revealed promising results related to two different cancer ‘vaccines.’ In the most recent update, a newly published study details a phase 1 clinical trial involving a colorectal cancer vaccination,...
Related topics: Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Vaccines, Clinical Trials, Medical Research

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Financial Incentives Do Not Boost Use Of At-home Crc Screening Tests

MONDAY, April 22, 2019 -- Financial incentives do not increase response rates among patients mailed at-home colorectal cancer screening tests, according to a study published online March 22 in JAMA Network Open. Shivan J. Mehta, M.D., of the...
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Why Does Exercise Guard Against Cancer? Inflammation May Play A Role

How exercise guards against colon cancer and other types of cancer remains a mystery.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Moderate Intake Of Red Meat Tied To Higher Colorectal Cancer Risk

Consuming moderate amounts of red meat and processed meat is associated with an increased relative risk for colorectal cancer, but eating fiber from bread and cereal may reduce the risk. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Red Meat, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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