colorectal cancer

FDA approves personalized therapy for tough-to-treat colorectal cancer


July 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) There's new hope for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with the US FDA approving the first personalized therapy for its treatment. More than 42,000 new CRC ... Read more...

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US cancer death rates continue to decline


March 29th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Cancer death rates continued to decline in the US between 2004 and 2008, a government report said.The overall rate of new cancer diagnoses for men and ... Read more...

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Raman effect makes cancer detection possible


April 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Scientists have found a method to detect cancer by combining the use of gold nanoparticles with Raman spectroscopy - a technique developed by Indian physicist C.V. ... Read more...

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Study examines aspirin’s ability to protect against colorectal cancer


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study says that elevations in a particular inflammatory factor in the blood may determine whether colorectal cancer risk can be reduced by taking aspirin or other ... Read more...

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Common bone drugs may cut colon cancer risk


February 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists have found that the use of bisphosphonates - drugs already taken by millions of healthy women to prevent bone-loss - for more than one year is associated ... Read more...

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Study: Aspirin cuts cancer risk by 20%


December 8th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has determined that the humble aspirin cuts cancer risk. The results of the study were published in the medical journal ‘The Lancet’.In this ... Read more...

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An aspirin a day ‘cuts cancer death rate by 50pc’


December 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Popping an aspirin every day is likely to decrease the risk of dying from a number of common cancers, say Brit researchers.British researchers have discovered the first definitive ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer treatment ‘ups risk of colorectal cancer’


November 16th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that men treated with hormone-based therapy for prostate cancer faced a 30 percent to 40 percent higher risk of colorectal cancer, compared ... Read more...

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Keyhole bowel cancer surgery is safe and effective: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): A new research by University of Leeds has suggested that laparoscopic or 'keyhole' surgery is a safe, effective way of removing bowel tumours and should be offered to ... Read more...

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Statin use may cut risk of colorectal cancer


October 19th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Statins, cholesterol-lowering drugs used to prevent cardiac problems, are associated with reduced risk of colon and rectal cancers, says a new research.A comprehensive analysis by researchers at the ... Read more...

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Low socioeconomic status linked to severe colorectal cancer


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): People living in economically deprived neighbourhoods were more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage, non-localized colorectal cancer, according to a new study at the University of Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Asbestos in schools: Cancer threat to students


July 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Over one-third of schools in Australia's Queensland state have detected a threat to students' health due to the presence of the deadly carcinogenic substance asbestos in the school ... Read more...

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Bacterial balance in gut tied to colon cancer risk


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A shift in the balance between the 'good' bacteria and the 'bad' bacteria that populate our gut could be a harbinger of colon cancer, suggests a new study.The ... Read more...

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New study links smoking to colorectal cancer


June 11th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): In a new study, smoking was found to have a strong association with the presence of flat adenomas (precancerous polyps) in the colon and may explain the earlier ... Read more...

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Cancer Deaths To Double By 2030: Reports WHO


June 5th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Cancer will turn alarming and the number of deaths due to this dreaded disease will double in numbers by 2030, so reports the cancer research ... Read more...

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High vitamin D levels cut colon cancer risk


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): High blood levels of vitamin D can slash the risk of colon cancer, says a new study.Published on bmj.com (The British Medical Journal), the study stated that the ... Read more...

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24-hour drinking culture ‘responsible for cancer jump’ in UK


December 7th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): With alcohol getting cheaper and 24-hour drinking culture picking up, there has been a jump in a number of cancers, experts have warned.According to figures, almost 5,000 people ... Read more...

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Ciggie smoking ‘increases colorectal cancer risk’


December 4th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): People who smoke cigarettes over a long period of time have an increased risk for developing colorectal cancer, says a new study."This provides one more reason not to ... Read more...

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Colorectal cancer incidences rising worldwide


June 10th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Colorectal cancer incidence rates for both males and females has increased worldwide in the last 20 years, and is mainly caused by increasing Westernisation, according to a new ... Read more...

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Dietary changes, physical activity keeps cancer at bay


April 13th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Some changes in our diets, more physical activity and weight control could cut down colon and breast cancer cases by over 45 to 38 percent, according to a ... Read more...

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Soy may cut colorectal cancer risk in postmenopausal women


February 4th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Soy food consumption can lower the risk of colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a new study.Researchers at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have found ... Read more...

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Smoking linked to raised colorectal cancer, death risk


December 17th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Smoking is significantly associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer and death, according to a new study.The study has been published in the December 17 issue ... Read more...

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Calcium-magnesium combo may protect against colorectal cancer


November 17th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study from Vanderbilt University has found that calcium supplementation, when combined with magnesium intake, may help protect against colorectal cancer.High magnesium intake and calcium supplementation ... Read more...

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Liver transplant patients at increased cancer risk


November 4th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): People who have undergone liver transplants are at a greater risk of developing non-Hodgkin''s lymphoma and colorectal cancer, say researchers. A new Canadian study led by Ying Jiang ... Read more...

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Molecular diagnostics now hottest biotechnology tool


October 4th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Key advances in genomics, supported by cutting-edge technologies, are rapidly driving the development of molecular diagnostics, according to a report."Molecular diagnostic products are based on cutting-edge research in ... Read more...

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Gene variation that reduces colorectal cancer risk uncovered


October 1st, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): While a hormone secreted by fat tissue called adiponectin is known to be associated with the risk of colorectal cancer, American scientists have for the first time ... Read more...

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Inactivity, obesity detrimental to cancer survivors


April 21st, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Many cancer survivors are inactive and obese, which may negate attempts to control their disease, according to a study. These findings show that a cancer diagnosis does not ... Read more...

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In utero folic acid supplementation may protect offspring from colorectal cancer


April 14th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 14 (ANI): A new study by researchers at University of Toronto , has discovered that in utero or prenatal supplementation of folic acid may protect offspring from developing ... Read more...

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Apples, apple juice may help keep colon cancer at bay


March 27th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Listening to your mother and eating an apple a day to keep the doctor away seems to be a really good idea, for a new study has ... Read more...

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Smoking doubles the risk of colorectal cancer


February 2nd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A recent study at the European Institute of Oncology, Milan, has revealed that smoking can double risk of developing colorectal polyps, the suspected cause of colorectal cancers.The meta-analysis ... Read more...

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Regular, long-term aspirin use cuts colorectal cancer risk


January 23rd, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): According to a new study, regular and long-term use of aspirin and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) cuts down the risk linked with colorectal cancer.However, use of aspirin for ... Read more...

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Researchers reveal strong link between obesity and colorectal cancer


December 15th, 2007 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new analysis conducted by The George Institute for International Health in Sydney, Australia, has shown a clear link between obesity and colorectal cancer.According to the report, obese ... Read more...

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Obesity, overweight lead to 6,000 cancers a year in Brit women


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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Antioxidants found in legumes and bran may protect against UV radiation


November 14th, 2007 - 8:30 am ICT by admin
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Curry-derived molecules may help stave off colorectal cancers


November 14th, 2007 - 8:30 am ICT by admin
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