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1 in 7 Colorectal Cancers Found in Younger Patients
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2016.02.02]
The prevalence of colorectal cancer is increasing in patients younger than the age for routine screening, and they are presenting with more advanced disease.
Medscape Medical News

1 in 7 colorectal cancer patients diagnosed before recommended screening age
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.25]
Colorectal cancer in younger people linked to more advanced disease but better survival.

Many colorectal cancer patients are younger than the recommended screening age
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.25]
Patients Diagnosed Before Age 50 Often Present with Advanced Disease.In a recent analysis of US data, one in seven colorectal patients was younger than 50 years old, the recommended age to begin...

Colorectal cancer drivers differ between younger and older patients
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.22]
A new study finds that the genetic drivers of colorectal cancer in older patients differ to those of younger patients - and may pave the way to improved treatments.

Link between obesity and increased risk of colorectal cancer revealed
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.18]
Obesity has long been associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer, but the link has never been understood.

How obesity promotes colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.15]
Scientists have identified the mechanism linking obesity to colorectal cancer and suggested an approved therapy to prevent the cancer's development.

Colorectal cancer more likely to affect minorities at younger age
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.13]
Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer and the second most common cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The chance of developing colorectal cancer increases with age.

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.

Time between positive fecal blood test and colonoscopy varies widely
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.02.03]
Patients who received positive fecal blood test results as part of the screening process for colorectal cancer experienced wide variations in the time between a positive result and a follow-up...

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology [2016.01.30]
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include depression screening, colorectal cancer screening by mail, nicotine patches by mail, and malpractice claims

Fecal immunochemical test effective for annual colon cancer screening
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.01.25]
According to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is highly sensitive for detecting colorectal cancer, and adherence to annual follow-up screening...

Complex signaling between blood and stem cells controls regeneration in fly gut
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2015.05.26]
Buck Institute scientists say impaired interactions between macrophages and stem cells are likely players in human intestinal maladies like IBS, leaky gut and colorectal cancersHaving a healthy...

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