Colorectal 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: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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

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

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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, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Colonoscopy Rates Increased In Those Aged 45 To 54 Years

TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 -- From 2000 to 2015, colonoscopy rates increased among those aged 45 to 54 years, while colorectal cancer incidence increased among those aged 40 to 54 years, according to a study published online July 11 in the Journal of...
Related topics: Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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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, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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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, Colon Cancer, Oncology

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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: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Clinical Trials

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National Cancer Institute Awards $1.6 Million Grant To Wake Forest Baptist Totest Ipad Colon Cancer...

Doctors know that screening for colorectal cancer reduces mortality. However, more than one-third of age-eligible Americans go unscreened every year even though colon cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oncology

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

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Identifying Colorectal Cancer Subtypes Could Lead To Improved Treatment Decisions

Identifying a metastatic colorectal cancer patient's Consensus Molecular Subtype could help oncologists determine the most effective course of treatment. For example, Survival for CMS1 patients on bevacizumab was twice that of those on cetuximab,...
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Identifying Colorectal Cancer Subtypes In Patients Could Lead To Improved Treatment Decisions

Researchers at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center found that identifying a metastatic colorectal cancer patient's Consensus Molecular Subtype (CMS) could help oncologists determine the most effective course of treatment.
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Study Finds Dna Markers May Be Valuable In Early Detection Of Colorectal Cancer

New studies on early detection of colorectal cancer and the quality-of-life impact of cell therapy are among several Mayo Clinic presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago.
Related topics: Medical Research, DNA, Genetics, Colon Cancer, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Mayo Clinic, American Society Of Clinical Oncology

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Blood Test Could Spot Multiple Cancer Types, Researchers Say

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 -- A gene-based blood test can accurately detect breast, colorectal, lung, ovarian, pancreatic, gastric or bile duct cancers in patients, researchers report. The test uses artificial intelligence to identify and interpret...
Related topics: Blood Test, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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Lower Cancer Screening Rates Tied To Later Primary Care Appointment Times

(MedPage Today) -- Breast/colorectal cancer screening prescriptions were highest at 8 a.m. and lowest at 5 p.m., study suggests
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oncology, 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, Colon Cancer, Prostate 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, Colon Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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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, Colon 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, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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