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Powerful new "Tips From Former Smokers" ads focus on living with vision loss and colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.27]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching its 2015 "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign with a series of powerful new ads featuring former smokers who suffer from smoking-related...

Singapore identifies mutations that may enable earlier diagnosis of colorectal cancer recurrence
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.27]
The findings will be used to develop diagnostic kits for individual patients with colorectal cancer to detect future liver metastasisA multi-disciplinary team of doctors and scientists from...

Incidence of colorectal cancer increasing in young people: family doctors urged to be on the alert for alarm symptoms
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.26]
United European Gastroenterology (UEG) is calling for primary care physicians to be more alert to the symptoms of colorectal cancer (CRC) in young people, as worrying evidence emerges of a growing...

Metformin and vitamin D3 show impressive promise in preventing colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.26]
Case Western Reserve scientists collaborate with China's Lanzhou University investigators in exploring the dual compound strategyThe concept was simple: If two compounds each individually show...

Anti-diabetic drug metformin and vitamin D3 show impressive promise in preventing colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.25]
The concept was simple: If two compounds each individually show promise in preventing colon cancer, surely it's worth trying the two together to see if even greater impact is possible.

Colorectal Cancer: 80% by 2018
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology [2015.03.19]
(MedPage Today) -- If successful, this initiative could prevent upward of 20,000 deaths each year.

Genetic variations may influence effect of aspirin, NSAIDs on colorectal cancer risk
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.18]
While numerous studies have linked aspirin and NSAID use to lower risk of colorectal cancer, a new study claims this association may depend on specific genetic variations.

Advanced screening test to improve European colorectal cancer survival rates
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.16]
Colorectal cancer is the most common type of GI cancer in Europe, with 342,137 new cases recorded in the EU in 2012.

Reaching '80 percent by 2018' would prevent more than 20,000 colorectal cancer deaths per year
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.16]
Increasing colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% by 2018 would prevent an additional 21,000 colorectal cancer deaths per year by 2030, according to a new study.

Germline TP53 mutations in patients with early-onset colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.13]
In a group of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer at 40 or younger, 1.

Vegetarian diet linked to reduced risk of colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.10]
Eating a vegetarian diet may reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer by 22%, with a pescovegetarian diet alone almost halving risk of the disease, according to a new study.

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
Source: MedicineNet Colon Polyps Specialty [2014.08.13]
Title: New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
Category: Health News
Created: 8/12/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Colorectal Cancer Pictures Slideshow: Understanding Cancer of the Colon
Source: MedicineNet Rectal Bleeding Specialty [2013.06.07]
Title: Colorectal Cancer Pictures Slideshow: Understanding Cancer of the Colon
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/21/2009 12:59:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM

Antidepressants might reduce risk of colorectal cancer
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
Use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) might inhibit the growth of colorectal tumors according to The Lancet Oncology.

Fitness Levels Linked to Risk for Some Cancers and Death
Source: Medscape Today Headlines [2015.03.26]
Fitter men had a lower risk for lung and colorectal cancer, but not prostate cancer, and a lower risk for death from cancer or cardiovascular disease.
Medscape Medical News

Cancer screening concerns
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2015.03.03]
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are much less likely to be screened for colorectal cancer, research showsAccording to new research, adults in Ontario with intellectual and...

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