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Colorectal cancer rate rising among younger people
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.25]
Researchers find cancers are more advanced in those diagnosed before 50.A new study shows the rate of colorectal cancer (CRC) continues to increase in individuals under 50 years old, despite the...

Blood Test Shows Promise as Colorectal Cancer Screen
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology [2016.05.25]
(MedPage Today) -- High negative predictive value is its best feature

Is Colorectal Cancer on the Run?
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2016.05.24]
The US incidence of CRC has declined by 40% since 1975. Contributory factors include screening, better treatment, and possibly use of aspirin and changes in gut microbiome reports Dr David Kerr.
Medscape Oncology

HER2+ Colorectal Cancer: Slicing the Pie Into Curable Portions
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2016.05.23]
Dr John Marshall views a study of dual targeting in HER2+ CRC as an argument for combining broad molecular testing and precision medicine to slice the cancer pie into curable portions.
Medscape Oncology

MS drug may raise colorectal cancer risk
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.12]
A drug used to treat severe multiple sclerosis - mitoxantrone - has been linked to greater colorectal cancer risk in a new study. It is the first time such a link has been found.

Changes needed to increase access to colorectal cancer screening
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.09]
Colorectal cancer is the second highest cause of cancer death in the United States, expected to claim the lives of an estimated 49,190 people in 2016.

Ovary removal may increase the risk of colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.04]
Colorectal cancer may rise in women who have their ovaries removed, according to new research.

New treatment for refractory metastatic colorectal cancer: Servier receives marketing authorisation for Lonsurf
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.04.29]
Servier announced that the European Commission has granted a Marketing Authorisation for LONSURF® (trifluridine/tipiracil), formerly known as TAS‐102, in the European Union (EU) for the...

Cholesterol levels, not statins, influence colorectal cancer risk
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.04.27]
Indication bias' may explain link between statin use and cancer risk. Long-term use of the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins does not appear to decrease a patient's risk of...

Confounding rather than causation may explain association between statin use and lower risk of colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.04.26]
Both statin use and increased cholesterol have been linked to lower risk of colorectal cancer.

Noninvasive test detected colorectal cancer in previously unscreened patients
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.04.19]
A noninvasive colorectal cancer screening test detected the disease in patients who had previously avoided more invasive screening measures, according to research presented at the AACR Annual...

Genomic makeup of colorectal cancers predicts immune system ability to fight tumors
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.04.15]
Colorectal cancers heavily bedecked with tumor-related proteins called neoantigens are likely to be permeated with disease-fighting white blood cells, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute...

Aspirin benefits reaffirmed for CVD and colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.04.12]
Aspirin has been reaffirmed as effective against cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer for people aged 50-69, as long as the patient is not at risk of bleeding.

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.

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.

Dietary experiments in mice point the way to early detection of cancer development in humans
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2016.05.23]
Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the Western world, mainly because it is usually diagnosed too late.

Blocking known cancer driver unexpectedly reveals a new tumor-promoting pathway
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.18]
Targeting both pathways with drug inhibitors more effective in stopping colorectal cancer growth.

Cancer patients with depression less likely to recover well after treatment
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.16]
A new study finds colorectal cancer patients with depression are seven times more likely to be in very poor health 2 years after end of treatment than patients without depression.

Findings expand potential of cancer drug
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.16]
Study shows drug may help even more people suffering from colorectal cancer.

Colon cancer: Study finds clear link to 'jumping gene'
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.12]
While jumping genes have been found in many cancers, their direct involvement has not been clear in colorectal cancer. Now, a new study conclusively demonstrates such a role.

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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