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Colon Cancer

Colon cancer - malignant disease, which can be located in any part of the large intestine, in the tissues of colon. EmaxHealth covers the latest news on signs, symptoms and treatment of colon and rectal cancers.

How Popeye’s favorite spinach works to cut colon cancer risk

Spinach protects from meat carcinogens by regulating microRNAs

Researchers have been unraveling how epigenetic changes in the way genes express themselves leads to cancer in humans. Scientists at Oregon State University have traced the action of known cancer causing chemicals that come from cooking meat and how it affects cancer stem cells. They’ve also discovered that eating spinach could protect from colon cancer by protecting DNA that when altered, leads to cancerous cell growth.

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