Colorectal Cancer News

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Feb

19

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

Feb

06

Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer

After 7 years of follow-up, researchers found smokers' odds of dying twice as high

Jan

30

Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50

Still, only 10 percent of cases occur in younger group, study finds

Jan

13

Gene Mutations Linked to Colon Cancer in Black Patients

Finding might lead to better treatment of the disease, researchers say

Dec

31

Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years

American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

Dec

19

Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds

Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

Dec

04

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65

Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

Nov

26

Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report

Nov

18

Want to Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates? Run a Lottery

VA study found 20 percent boost in uptake if patients thought they might also win $50

Oct

27

'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery

Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

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