Colon Cancer

We Are Healers And Advocates. The Two Roles Are Inseparable.

In my urban primary care clinic, creativity and advocacy are some of our most basic tools. Recently, one of our residents brought up a homeless patient’s social barriers to colorectal cancer screening: no companion to escort her home from a...
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Colonoscopy

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Neither Time To Nor Depth Of Nadir Shown As Reliable Mcrc Os Endpoint

(MedPage Today) -- Pooled data from 20 randomized trials of first-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Colorectal Cancer Mortality Disparities Vary Across U.s. Cities

FRIDAY, Sept. 20, 2019 -- There is considerable variability in colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality disparities across urban cities, according to a study presented at the 12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in...
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Colon Cancer Survivor Thanks Nurse Who Was By Her Side

Seven words spoken from a mystery nurse turned into this cancer survivor's life mantra. Now, the two are meeting for the first time.       
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Nursing

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Braf-mutant Crc: 'practice-changing' Data Support New Combos

David Kerr reports practice-changing data on new doublet and triplet combinations for BRAF-mutant colorectal cancer. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Researchers Unlock Cancer-causing Mechanism Of E. Coli Toxin With Synthetic Biology Approach

An inter-disciplinary team of researchers has unraveled how a toxin released by Escherichia coli (E. coli) - a human gut bacteria, is connected to colorectal cancer, offering new insights to the health impact of this prevalent bacteria and...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Bacteria

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Subgroup Of Colorectal Cancer Patients Id'd: Do Poorly, Could Benefit From Immunotherapy

While the medical community agrees immune cells inside a tumor leads to improved health outcome, for a subset of colorectal cancer patients, having too much of a good thing is a strong predictor of disease recurrence and reduced chances of survival....
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Study Provides Insight On Targeted Therapies For Colorectal Cancer Metastasis

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers provides new insight on targeted therapy for colorectal cancer metastasis. Published in Nature Communications, the study focused on Neuropilin-1 (NRP1), a transmembrane protein...
Related topics: Medical Research, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Metastasis, Proteins

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Incidence Of Colorectal Cancer Up In Younger Adults Worldwide

FRIDAY, Sept. 6, 2019 -- Among younger adults, colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence rates have increased in several countries, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in Gut. Rebecca L. Siegel, M.P.H., from the American Cancer Society in...
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Global Analysis Finds Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Rising In Many High-income Countries

A new study finds that colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence is increasing exclusively in young adults in nine high-income countries spanning three continents.
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among The Young In Wealthy Nations

THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 -- Colon cancer rates among young adults are on the rise in the United States, Canada and seven other wealthy nations, even though rates among older adults are down or stable, a new study finds. The researchers analyzed...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Increase In Crc In Young Adults In Many High-income Countries

A new global analysis has found that the increase in colorectal cancer in young adults is being seen across many high-income countries. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Color-changing Urine Test Could Help Detect Cancer

Mouse urine became blue in the presence of colon tumors (via Imperial College London/MIT) Catching cancer early could mean the difference between life and death. But most modern screening approaches are expensive and time...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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A Manipulacao Genetica Do Nivel De Proteinas Em Celulas De Cancer Do Colon Pode Aumentar A Eficacia...

Os resultados do cancer colorretal podem ser aprimorados por meio da alteracao de uma proteina imunorreguladora nas celulas cancerigenas, tornando essas celulas mais vulneraveis a quimioterapia. Isso de acordo com uma nova pesquisa da Mayo Clinic.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Mayo Clinic

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The Costly Decision Of Delaying Surgery

It was a common enough reason for someone to have a CT scan. The order read, “Abdominal pain, colon cancer resected in January.” It was now March, only two months post-surgery. Yet the patient’s CT scan showed a number of large masses in the...
Related topics: Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oncology

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Risk Of Colon (but Not Rectal) Cancer Linked To Antibiotic Use

(MedPage Today) -- Bowel microbiota distribution differences may be a factor
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Antibiotics

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Medical News Today: What Is Lynch Syndrome?

Lynch syndrome is a genetic condition that increases a person’s risk of developing colorectal cancer. Learn more about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment here.
Related topics: Genetics, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Exercise Is Good Medicine For Advanced Colon Cancer

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 -- Waging a successful battle against advanced colon cancer should include regular doses of exercise, a new study suggests. It found that physical activity was associated with slower cancer progression and reductions in...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Sea Snail Goo Could Help Prevent Colon Cancer, Study Shows

The Australian sea snail secretes a purple goo that protects its eggs from the bacteria-rich marine environment.This goo contains a compound that appears to be remarkably effective at preventing colon cancer in mice.The ocean is a vast resource for...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Bacteria

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Frying Oil Consumption Worsened Colon Cancer And Colitis In Mice

Foods fried in vegetable oil are popular worldwide, but research about the health effects of this cooking technique has been largely inconclusive and focused on ... Read more
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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