Colon Cancer in the News

HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study

07/01/2014 - Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit

06/24/2014 - But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

New Clues to Why Blacks Fare Worse With Colon Cancer

06/23/2014 - They may be less likely to develop a form of the disease that's easier to treat, study says

Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study

06/18/2014 - After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

Study Ties Too Much Sitting to Risks for Certain Cancers

06/16/2014 - Those with the most chair time had worse odds for colon, endometrial cancers, researchers suggest

Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study

06/11/2014 - New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study

06/06/2014 - Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years

Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study

06/03/2014 - Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

First-Time Colon Cancer Screening May Be Beneficial for Elderly

06/03/2014 - Healthy seniors might gain an extra month or more of life by getting checked, study suggests

New Colon Polyp Removal Method May Be Easier on Patients

05/05/2014 - Shorter hospital stays, less blood loss, earlier return to normal eating seen in study

Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes

04/23/2014 - Benefit was seen only with enzyme present, but study isn't definitive

Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds

04/10/2014 - People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say

Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival

04/09/2014 - Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

Doctors' Skill at Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk: Study

04/02/2014 - You can ask your physician for polyp detection rates, experts say

Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says

03/31/2014 - Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment

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

03/28/2014 - DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says

03/27/2014 - Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk

03/22/2014 - Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect

03/20/2014 - 6 percent of patients who received clean bill of health after procedure got colon cancer within 3 to 5 years, study found

New Stool Test Shows Promise as Colon Cancer Screen

03/19/2014 - DNA analysis boosts accuracy rate to more than 90 percent, researchers say

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