Colorectal Cancer News

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Jun

19

Gene-Based Blood Test for Colon Cancer Shows Promise

Early trial supports accuracy of the screening, which could be a boon in preventing the disease

Jun

13

Endoscopes Not Always Cleaned Properly: Study

Used to examine patients' gastrointestinal tracts, dirty devices might pose infection risk

Jun

10

Cutting Unneeded CT Scans in Kids Could Lower Future Cancer Risk

Reducing radiation dosage would also help, study found

Jun

09

Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Barbecues

Enjoy outdoor cooking while keeping cancer risk to a minimum, expert urges

Jun

07

Gene-Based Blood Test Might Help Spot Colon Cancer

Early study found it had high accuracy, but experts say it won't replace colonoscopy anytime soon

May

30

Prepping for a Colonoscopy: Why It's a Necessary Evil

Though new techniques are on the horizon, doctors say colon-cleansing is here to stay

May

30

Delaying Colonoscopy Puts Man in Grave Danger

A little 'short-term hassle' may have prevented stage 2 cancer, Wisconsin resident says

May

18

New Device May Show Doctors More of the Colon

Advanced colonoscope has wider range of view than traditional models, picks up more polyps, study finds

May

16

New Drug May Help Immune System Fight Cancer

Early study found tumor reduction in several forms of the disease

May

16

Fitness in Middle Age May Help Shield Men From Cancer Later

Study found even modest improvements seemed to lower disease risk

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