Colorectal Cancer News

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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

Jan

20

Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

Dec

16

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

Dec

06

Germs That Inhabit Gut May Affect Colon Cancer Risk

Some digestive bacteria might help prevent disease, while other types could be harmful, study suggests

Dec

04

New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer

Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study

Nov

08

Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems

Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

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