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Investigators used family medical history and tumor information to develop another model to predict genetic risk for colon or endometrial cancer.
Prediction models that incorporate certain personal and family medical history characteristics can help identify high risk patients who are likely to have a gene mutation associated with a type of colorectal cancer.
Men saw a substantial decrease in the amount of cellular proliferation in the areas of the colon that are most vulnerable to colon cancer.
Combination of curcumin and quercetin greatly reduces size and number of colorectal polyps.
Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates can be significantly improved using a dedicated health educator empowered with culturally appropriate educational tools.
People who have been treated for colon cancer can substantially reduce the risk that the disease will return and improve their overall chance of survival by engaging in regular exercise.
The highest risk of colon cancer to be among long term smokers of 20 or more years who had never used NSAIDs.
Examining the lymph nodes to which colorectal cancer is most likely to have spread may improve the accuracy of colon cancer staging and spare some patients the cost and toxicity of chemotherapy.
In treatment of advanced colon cancer genetic factors may play a role.
The study aims to improve colorectal cancer screening and suggests the need for better medical follow through for patients with potential colon cancer.
Patients with a negative colonoscopy examination have a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer for more than 10 years.
Even though the prevalence of colon tumors increases with age, screening colonoscopy in patients over 80 years of age results in smaller gains in life expectancy.
As the forerunners of colorectal tumors, the growth of polyps appears inhibiting by a negative energy balance, produced by increasing the mice's energy output.
First study to look at link between mortality rates from colon cancer and treatment adherence.
Mice with the gene defect that causes colon cancer in humans can differ from normal mice in how they respond to radiation treatments.
COX 2 inhibitors are highly effective in preventing pre malignant tumors of the colon, and therefore may be useful in preventing colorectal cancer among high risk patients.
Results from a Phase III study of a new drug show promise for patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
By blocking the enzyme, the colorectal cancer cell cannot metastasize to other tissue.
Alcohol use, tobacco use and male gender are associated with an earlier onset of colorectal cancer and also with location of tumors.
Despite having the greatest risk of developing and dying from colorectal cancer (CRC) of any gender, race or ethnicity, an astounding 96 percent of African American women do not consider themselves to be at high risk for the disease.
A new report from the Nurses' Health Study finds that regular, long term aspirin use can significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, as suggested by several earlier studies.
While a family history of colon cancer, a diet high in fat and red meat are major risk factors associated with colorectal cancer, the disease can be cured and often prevented if screened properly.
Women with hereditary colon cancer condition also at risk for endometrial, ovarian cancers.
Although no major effect on the risk of colorectal cancer was found, a diet high in fiber from whole plant foods can be recommended.
Gum chewing may serve as a feasible alternative, an "inexpensive and helpful adjunct to postoperative care after colectomy.
Patterns in diet may effect the development of colorectal adenomas, or precancerous polyps of the colon.