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New approach holds promise for earlier, easier detection of colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.26]
Chemists at Caltech have developed a new sensitive technique capable of detecting colorectal cancer in tissue samples -- a method that could one day be used in clinical settings for the early...

Colorectal cancer cells reverted to normal functioning cells in lab
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.19]
Work on mice has succeeded in regressing colorectal cancer tumors and resulted in relapse that persisted for 6 months, raising prospects for the disease currently without a cure.

New biomarkers might help personalize metastatic colorectal cancer treatment
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.18]
Low levels of two genes predicts positive response to chemotherapy and longer survival timesMetastatic colorectal cancer patients tend to live longer when they respond to the first line of...

Higher quality screening colonoscopies associated with lower risk of colorectal cancer death, without higher overall costs
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.17]
An analysis that included information from more than 57,000 screening colonoscopies suggests that higher adenoma detection rates may be associated with up to 50 percent to 60 percent lower lifetime...

UA researchers discover component of cinnamon prevents colorectal cancer in mice
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.16]
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy study shows compound that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell is a potent inhibitorResearch conducted at the University of Arizona College of...

Study shows colorectal cancer genetically different in older and younger patients
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.01]
While the overall rate of colorectal cancer (CRC) is declining, CRC specifically among young patients is increasing.

Researchers developing new targeted and immune therapies for colorectal cancer molecular subtypes
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.28]
Medical oncology is a rapidly evolving field, and oncology-related precision medicine - or the matching of treatments to a specific patient and their cancer - is at the forefront of this evolution.

Teenage obesity may increase risk of colorectal cancer in later-life
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.26]
Men who are very overweight or obese aged 16-20 may be more than twice as likely to develop colorectal cancer later in life, according to a new study.

Americans under 50 with family history of colorectal cancer less likely to have colonoscopy
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.22]
Americans younger than 50 with a family history of colorectal were less likely than adults aged 50 or older to have had a colonoscopy, according to a recent University of South Carolina and Mayo...

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 promises new treatments to thwart colon cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.22]
Boosting the activity of a protective gene and giving patients 'good' gut bacteria could help prevent or slow progression of colorectal cancer, St.

Cancer screening increase may reflect Affordable Care Act provision
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.04]
Screening for colorectal cancer increased in lower socioeconomic status (SES) individuals after 2008, perhaps reflecting the Affordable Care Act's removal of financial barriers to screening according...

8 month delay in progression of liver tumours with radioembolisation vs. standard of care
Source: Liver Disease / Hepatitis News From Medical News Today [2015.06.01]
The benefits of adding liver-directed SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres to a current systemic chemotherapy for the first-line treatment of unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC)...

Complex signaling between blood and stem cells controls regeneration in fly gut
Source: Colorectal Cancer 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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