Colorectal Cancer News

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Oct

28

Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men

'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

Oct

25

Current Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Might Miss Some Patients

Family history of the disease may be important for even more distant relatives, a new study suggests

Oct

24

Gene May Explain Link Between Meat and Colon Cancer Risk

Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment

Oct

22

Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study

Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

Oct

08

Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer May Benefit Seniors

Patients who had the less-invasive procedure were less likely to need nursing home care, study finds

Sep

27

Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds

Current smokers had highest rates of pneumonia, infection

Sep

26

Managing stress and cancer

Patients and caregivers can benefit from a variety of coping tools and strategies to help manage anxiety and stress during cancer treatment.

Sep

10

ER Visits Common After Seniors' Surgery, Study Finds

At some hospitals 1 in 4 patients returns for emergency care following colon operation

Aug

14

Colon Cancer Linked to Mouth Infection, Gum Disease?

Study suggests pathway from oral bacteria to colon cells

Jul

30

Experts Call for Redefinition of 'Cancer'

Many growths are slow to progress and nonlethal, only leading to unnecessary treatment, panel says

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