Colon Cancer

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising In Younger Adults

In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced disease.
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Many Of The Deadliest Cancers Receive The Least Amount Of Research Funding

Many of the deadliest or most common cancers get the least amount of nonprofit research funding, reports a new study. 'Embarrassing' or stigmatized cancers, like lung and liver, are underfunded. Colon, endometrial, liver and bile duct, cervical,...
Related topics: Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Transfer Of Oncogene In Colon Cancer Cells Demonstrated

For years, doctors and scientists have known very little about why patients can receive drugs successfully for months, or even years, before developing a drug resistance. Now researchers propose that there is a cellular as well as molecular cause to...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Bristol-myers, Ono, Bayer Team Up For Colorectal Cancer Study

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Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Merck & Co

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P38 Protein Regulates The Formation Of New Blood Vessels

A new study demonstrates that inhibition of the p38 protein boosts the formation of blood vessels in human and mice colon cancers. Known as angiogenesis, this process is critical in fueling cancer cells, allowing them to grow and to eventually...
Related topics: Proteins, Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Colonoscopy Trends Not Fully Matched To Crc Incidence

(MedPage Today) -- Colorectal cancer incidence rose in those ages 40 to 54 while colonoscopy rates remained stable
Related topics: Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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An Inflammatory Diet Correlates With Colorectal Cancer Risk

This new study correlates a proinflamatory diet with the risk of developing colorectal cancer among the Spanish population.
Related topics: Diet, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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When Colon Cancer Is Diagnosed, It’s Also A Difficult Day For The Gastroenterologist

Exercising good judgment can mean the difference between life or death. Life can be unforgiving of the choices we make. As we all know, many life events are beyond our control and understanding. But, there is much we can do to shape our paths to a...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Rise In Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Not Aligned With Screening Trends

A new study finds that trends in colonoscopy rates did not fully align with the increase in colorectal cancer (CRC) in younger adults, adding to evidence that the rise in early onset CRC is not solely a result of more detection.
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Colonoscopy

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Rise In Gi Cancers In Younger Adults: Unraveling The Why

What is responsible for the increase seen in recent years in gastrointestinal cancers, particularly colorectal cancer, in adults younger than 50 years? Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Colorectal Cancer

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Triplet-targeted Therapy Improves Survival For Patients With Advanced Colorectal Cancer And Braf...

The three-drug combination of encorafenib, binimetinib and cetuximab significantly improved overall survival (OS) in patients with BRAF-mutated metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), according to results of the BEACON CRC Phase III clinical trial led...
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Clinical Trials

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Mark Gastineau Seeks To “sack” Cancer After Diagnosis

Former Jets defensive end Mark Gastineau completed his final radiation treatment this week in his battle with colon cancer. Gastineau posted an update on Facebook, via Rich Cimini of ESPN. “IT IS FINISHED!” Gastineau wrote. “WOW!...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Facebook, Social Media, Espn, Chemotherapy

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Quiz Time: What Food May Offer Protection Against Colorectal Cancer?

(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Yogurt: Prophylaxis For Colorectal Cancer?

(MedPage Today) -- Large observational studies show fewer polyps in frequent consumers -- but only for men
Related topics: Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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First States To Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump In Cancer Screening

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 -- The first states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw the largest increases in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening from 2012 to 2016, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal...
Related topics: Medicaid, Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Hbv Tied To Non-liver Digestive-tract Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- Study found heightened risk for stomach, colorectal, oral, and pancreatic cancer, as well as lymphoma
Related topics: Liver Cancer, Cancer, Oral Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Colorectal Cancer, Lymphoma

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Many Advanced Colon Cancers Were 'born' Ready To Spread

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- In most patients with metastatic colon cancer, the disease may have begun spreading throughout the body very early on -- when the original tumor was no bigger than a poppy seed, a new study suggests. Metastatic refers to...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Mksap: 63-year-old Woman After Right Hemicolectomy For Colon Cancer

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 63-year-old woman is evaluated at a follow-up appointment after undergoing right hemicolectomy for colon cancer 1 year earlier. Her...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Get Checked For Melanoma

I’ve written in the past about the importance of getting screened for colon cancer and for prostate cancer. There’s another form of cancer that entails screening without any sort of inserting. I grew up years before parents began coating...
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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A Gut Feeling: Microbiome Changes May Mean Early Detection Of Colorectal Cancer

Most sporadic colorectal cancers can develop over decades. Recent studies showed that the gut microbiome has possible diagnostic potential for health and disease. Researchers assessed fecal samples from patients who underwent colonoscopy to study...
Related topics: Microbiome, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Colonoscopy

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