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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...

New Rx for Advanced Colorectal Cancer: Exercise
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2017.01.19]
In a first-time finding among patients with metastatic disease, daily exercise was associated with both improved overall and progression-free survival.
Medscape Medical News

Chronic Liver Disease May Boost Risk of Colorectal Cancer
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines [2017.01.19]
Patients with chronic liver disease may have an elevated risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), even after a liver transplant, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Reuters Health Information

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 Colon Cancer 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...

Retinoic acid suppresses colorectal cancer development, Stanford study finds
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.31]
Retinoic acid, a compound derived in the body from vitamin A, plays a critical role in suppressing colorectal cancer in mice and humans, according to researchers at the Stanford University School...

Internal radiation therapy: Better response in metastatic colorectal cancer patients
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.07.10]
New analysis shows patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated with radiation therapy show better response than those receiving chemotherapy alone.

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.

Colonic Stenting Best in Some With Malignant Bowel Obstruction
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines [2017.01.19]
Short of resection, palliative emergency stenting appears superior to stoma creation in patients with colorectal cancer and malignant large-bowel obstruction, according to New York-based researchers.
Reuters Health Information

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.

Aberrant epigenetic regulation behind the intestinal symptoms in coeliac disease
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.06]
Researchers at the University of Tampere discovered a mechanism causing aberrancies in coeliac disease and colorectal cancer.

Molecule prevents effect of chemotherapy
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.17]
Danish researchers from Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University are behind a possible breakthrough in the treatment of colorectal cancer.

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