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Tumor location in colorectal cancer may influence survival
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
The two halves of the human colon have different embryonic origins and gene expression patterns, and these differences may also play a role in cancer biology, according to a study published in the...

Keck Medicine of USC researchers trace origins of colorectal cancer tumor cells
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.12]
Big Bang' model of tumor growth provides view into how to stop cancer before it startsFor the first time, Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) cancer researchers have...

Colorectal cancer survivors who smoke 'have double risk of death'
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.04]
Study finds that colorectal cancer survivors who smoke have twice the risk of death compared to non-smoking counterparts, adding to evidence of links between smoking and cancer.

Cancer fear and discomforting thoughts impact colorectal cancer screening uptake
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.29]
Men and women who worry about cancer are more likely to want to get screened for colon cancer, but feeling uncomfortable at the thought of cancer makes them less likely to actually go for the test...

Incidence of colorectal cancer increasing in young adults
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.26]
The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) among young adults ages 20-39 years has increased during the past 20-30 years, despite declining rates of CRC for the U.S. population overall.

New data supports first-line use of Vectibix for metastatic colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.20]
Amgen has announced new data from the Phase 2 PEAK and Phase 3 PRIME studies that support the first-line use of Vectibix (panitumumab) in combination with FOLFOX, an oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy...

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.

Discovery of the genetic fingerprint of aggressive colon tumours
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.24]
About 40-50% of all colorectal patients relapse in the form of metastasis. In the last three years, several molecular classifications have been proposed to identify colorectal cancer patients at...

Cancer care 'rated more highly' if patients can share decisions
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.14]
A large survey of patients with lung or colorectal cancer suggests that if doctors involve them in decisions about treatment, they are more likely to be rated highly.

'Visceral fear stops many attending cancer screening'
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.02]
A number of different forms of fear affect the uptake of cancer screening, according to a large analysis of people invited for colorectal cancer testing.

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