Colorectal Cancer News

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Apr

10

Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds

People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say

Apr

09

Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival

Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

Mar

31

Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says

Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment

Mar

28

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of At-Home Colon Cancer Test

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

Mar

27

Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says

Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

Mar

22

Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk

Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

Mar

19

New Stool Test Shows Promise as Colon Cancer Screen

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

Mar

17

Colon Cancer Cases Decline for Older Americans

American Cancer Society report finds 30 percent drop between 2000-2010, tied to better screening

Feb

20

'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk in Obese Men

More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased

Feb

14

Three Groups Miss Out on Colon Cancer Survival Gains, Study Says

Blacks, Hispanics and elderly have benefitted less from treatment advances

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