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New study offers hope to colon cancer patients


May 10th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Suppressing activity of common intestinal bacteria reduces tumour growth, a new American study has found.The study, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of ... Read more...

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Obesity associated with poor colon cancer prognosis


March 10th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): According to a new study, obese colon cancer patients are at greater risk for death or recurrent disease compared to those who are within a normal weight range.The ... Read more...

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Potential biomarkers for predicting colon cancer spread


March 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A research team in China has identified two proteins present in the blood of people with colon cancer that may serve as the potential biomarkers for accurately predicting ... Read more...

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New biomarkers for predicting colon cancer spread identified


January 14th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Chinese scientists are claiming to have discovered two proteins in the blood of colon cancer patients, which could be used as biomarkers for predicting the spread of the ... Read more...

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How two genes promote colon cancer’s growth


August 7th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): American scientists have shed new light on how two cancer-promoting genes enhance a tumour's capacity to grow and survive under conditions where normal cells die.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Gene that makes colon cancer resistant to treatment identified


May 19th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers have found that low levels of a particular gene make colon cancer patients resistant to celebrex treatment.Lead researcher Dr Sanford Markowitz, the Markowitz-Ingalls Professor of Cancer Genetics ... Read more...

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Vitamin D helps colon cancer patients stay alive


June 19th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Colon cancer patients having enough vitamin D were less likely to die during a follow-up period than those who lacked the vitamin, a new study has found. The ... Read more...

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Indian American girl wins ‘Junior Nobel’


March 12th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
By Parveen Chopra New York, March 12 (IANS) Shivani Sud, an Indian American high school student, has won the top prize at the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search contest in the US, dubbed ... Read more...

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Researchers look at chromosome abnormality for colon cancer clues


November 14th, 2007 - 2:58 am ICT by admin
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Pill better than chemotherapy for colon cancer patients


November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
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