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Researchers find key to drug resistant bowel cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.10]
Blocking a molecule could bypass bowel cancer's defence against the drug cetuximab, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in...

Several Molecular Biomarkers Useful in Colorectal Cancer Evaluation: Guideline
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2017.02.13]
Several biomarkers are useful for making treatment decisions and assessing prognosis in colorectal cancer (CRC), but others lack evidence-based support for their use outside of clinical trials, according to a new guideline.
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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...

Gut bacteria mediate link between diet and colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.27]
Past studies have shown that diet affects the risk of colorectal cancer. New research suggests that this may be down to how diet alters the gut microbiome.

Vitamin E and selenium don't prevent polyps that can lead to colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.26]
Eight years ago, results from a landmark cancer prevention trial run by SWOG showed that a daily dose of vitamin E and selenium did not prevent prostate cancer.

Colorectal cancer screening initiative shows promise
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.15]
The Ohio State University have trialed a colorectal cancer screening initiative for relatives of colorectal cancer patients. The results are promising.

Colorectal cancer: Molecule that stops cells becoming cancerous identified
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.13]
Using human cells and mice, scientists reveal the molecule NLRC3 plays key role in stopping abnormal growth of colon cells and protecting against cancer.

Diet, the gut microbiome, and colorectal cancer: are they linked?
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.12]
Recent evidence from animal models suggests a role for specific types of intestinal bacteria in the development of colorectal cancer (CRC).

Colorectal Cancers on the Rise in Younger Adults
Source: MedicineNet Colonoscopy Specialty [2016.12.01]
Title: Colorectal Cancers on the Rise in Younger Adults
Category: Health News
Created: 12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Fat in feces points to early presence of colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.10.27]
Metabolic fingerprint' matches changes in tumor tissues.Scientists at Washington State University and Johns Hopkins Medical School have discovered a fast, noninvasive method that could lead to...

Nintedanib improves progression-free survival but not overall survival in phase III trial of metastatic colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.10.11]
Nintedanib improves progression-free survival but not overall survival in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who are not responding to standard therapies, according to results of the phase...

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.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers find colon polyps linked to lifestyle factors
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.13]
Lifestyle factors like cigarette smoking and red meat consumption are known to be associated with an increased risk of colon polyps which can lead to colorectal cancer.

Smoking increases risk of precancerous colorectal lesions in women more than in men
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.07]
Men are more likely to develop colorectal cancer or its precursors than women. A new study conducted by MedUni Vienna shows that known risk factors do not explain this difference between the sexes.

Cancer prevention benefits of colonoscopy may diminish after age 75
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.27]
Colonoscopy screening is modestly effective for preventing colorectal cancer in patients aged 70 to 74, but the cancer prevention benefits may begin to diminish in older patients.

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