Colorectal 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: Colon 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: Colon 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: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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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: Colon 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, Colon 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: Colon 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, Colon 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: Colon 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: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Providing More Testing Choices Does Not Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

A study showed that choice of screening options alone does not impact screening rates, but how the choice is offered can alter patient decision-making.
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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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, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Physical Activity, Overall Survival Not Linked In Metastatic Crc

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 -- For patients with advanced/metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), greater total physical activity is not associated with longer overall survival, but it may prolong progression-free survival and lower the risk for...
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Genetically Manipulating Protein Level In Colon Cancer Cells Can Improve Effectiveness Of...

Colorectal cancer outcomes may improve by genetically altering an immune-regulatory protein in cancer cells, making the cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy.
Related topics: Genetics, Proteins, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research

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Exercise Associated With Benefit To Patients With Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who engaged in moderate exercise while undergoing chemotherapy tended to have delayed progression of their disease and fewer severe side effects from treatment, according to a new study.
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy, Medical Research

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Younger Crc Patients More Likely To Present With Abdominal Pain

THURSDAY, Aug. 8, 2019 -- Younger patients with colorectal cancer are more likely to present with abdominal pain and via an emergency, according to a study published online Aug. 6 in Colorectal Disease. Chanpreet S. Arhi, from Imperial College...
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Precision Editing Of Gut Bacteria Reduces Cancer In Mice

Researchers have shown that precision editing of the bacterial populations in the gut reduces inflammation-associated colorectal cancer in mice.
Related topics: Bacteria, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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New Nccn Guidelines Are First To Address Small Intestine Cancers; Updates Highlight Developments In...

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network(r) (NCCN(r)) publishes new NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines(r)) for Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma (SBA). Updated NCCN Guidelines for Genetic/Familial Risk Assessment: Colorectal...
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oncology, Genetics

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Fight Colorectal Cancer Manuscript Investigating Colon And Rectal Cancer In Young Adults Published

Newly published manuscript explores risk factors and etiology of sporadic colon and rectal (colorectal) cancer in young adults.
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Colonoscopy Trends Don't Fully Jibe With Crc Incidence

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

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Proportion Of Crc Diagnoses Increased In Adults Younger Than 50

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 -- From 2004 to 2015, there was an increase in the proportion of persons diagnosed with colorectal cancer (CRC) at an age younger than 50 years in the United States, according to a study published online July 22 in...
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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