Colorectal Cancer News

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Sep

09

Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?

Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

Aug

27

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

Aug

18

Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

Aug

12

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved

Disease is the second-leading cause of cancer death in United States

Aug

12

FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test

DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

Aug

11

Black Veterans Less Likely to Get Colon Cancer Screening, Study Finds

Research in Southern California VA system points to lack of primary care doctor as one factor

Aug

07

New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes

Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

Aug

07

Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds

Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection

Aug

06

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

Jul

01

HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study

Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

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