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How does a high-fat diet raise colorectal cancer risk?
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2017.07.10]
A high-fat diet is linked to a greater risk of colorectal cancer. Now, researchers believe they have found a molecular explanation for this association.

Colorectal cancer: Adding SIRT to chemotherapy boosts survival
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2017.07.07]
For patients with advanced colorectal cancer, new research suggests that adding selective internal radiation therapy to chemotherapy may prolong survival.

Parts of Mediterranean diet shown to prevent colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.03]
A new study highlights the specific elements of the Mediterranean diet that are the most important for keeping colorectal cancer at bay.

Study finds colorectal cancer rates have risen dramatically in Gen X and millennials
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.02]
A new study finds that compared to people born around 1950, when colorectal cancer risk was lowest, those born in 1990 have double the risk of colon cancer and quadruple the risk of rectal cancer.

Poor metabolic health associated with increased risk for colorectal cancer in normal-weight postmenopausal women
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.02]
Among postmenopausal women who were normal weight, those who were metabolically unhealthy had a significantly increased risk for colorectal cancer compared with those who were metabolically healthy.

Patient study suggests broader genetic testing for colorectal cancer risk
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.01]
A new study among more than 1000 colorectal cancer patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has revealed that a surprising number of patients, about 10% in total, show mutations in genes thought to...

Link between obesity and increased risk of colorectal cancer revealed
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome 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.

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.

Bacterium promotes colorectal tumor growth
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.07.14]
New research shows that a bacterium actively drives the growth of cancer cells in colorectal cancer. The findings may, in the future, improve treatment.

Right-sided colorectal tumours: An internal radiation advantage
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.04]
For patients with colorectal cancer that has metastasized to the liver, having a primary tumour on the left side, as opposed to the right side of the colon, is known to be a significant advantage in...

Suicide risk elevated among lung cancer patients
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.24]
Suicide rates among lung cancer patients are significantly higher than the general population and people with breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers.

Lifestyle choices condition colon and rectal cancer risk more than genetics
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.09]
Researchers of the Colorectal Cancer research group of Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Dr.

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