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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...

Drug extends survival of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.16]
Lengthens survival and slows progress of disease in patients who no longer respond to other treatments Taken in pill form, the drug produces few side effectsA drug developed 50 years ago...

Colorectal cancer: Results of Heidelberg Pharma's research cooperation with MD Anderson Cancer Center published
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.27]
WILEX AG has announced that pioneering study results on the Antibody Targeted Amanitin Conjugates (ATACs) technology have been published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature, in a report by the...

Toxic mushroom-based drug may help battle colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.27]
MD Anderson study reveals role of gene called POLR2AFor some time, cancer scientists have considered the toxin, alpha-amanatin derived from "death cap" mushrooms, as a possible cancer treatment.

New therapeutic target for a type of colorectal cancer with poor prognosis has been identified
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.26]
Researchers at the Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques (IMIM) have identified a new way of treating colorectal cancer.

Oral milk thistle extract stops colorectal cancer stem cells from growing tumors
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
In results presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015, a University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows that orally administering the chemical silibinin...

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.

Over-the-Counter Tx Proves Top Shelf in CRC
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.05.22]
Dr David Kerr's top picks for the colorectal cancer presentations at ASCO 2015 surprisingly include two studies on vitamin D supplements and aspirin for patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
Medscape Oncology

Location, Location, Location: In CRC, It Matters
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2015.05.18]
Dr David Kerr reports on a study in which location of the primary tumor proved an independent prognostic factor in advanced colorectal cancer.
Medscape Oncology

U of M institute discovers how aspirin fights cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.05]
Dr. Dong leads study on drug's preventive effects on colorectal cancerTaking aspirin reduces a person's risk of colorectal cancer, but the molecular mechanisms involved have remained unknown...

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