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Spike in colorectal cancer from age 49 to 50 suggests many undiagnosed before screenings

A year-by-year age analysis of colorectal cancer rates among U.S. adults finds a 46% increase in new diagnoses from ages 49 to 50, indicating that ...

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Aggressive cancers in ‘evolutionary arms race’ with the immune system

Aggressive and highly-mutated cancers are engaged in an “evolutionary arms race” with the immune system, new research suggests. Gullet and stom...

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What is the link between cancer and sugar?

It’s commonly heard that sugar causes cancer or makes it grow faster. In some ways, this makes sense. Every cell in your body uses blood suga...

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Not all processed meats are linked with cancer, study says

Despite current concerns that eating processed meat is linked to a higher risk of cancer, a new research suggests it may just be processed meat tre...

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Doing less than 25 minutes of exercise a day could help ward off cancer

With the over-indulgence of Christmas out the way and a virtuous new year on the cards, it’s likely you’ve already considered lacing up your tr...

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Adults 85 years and older fare well after CRC operations

Preliminary study results show many older patients receive a colon cancer diagnosis and operation at the same time, and that a surgeon’s expe...

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How alcohol can affect the development of colorectal cancer

While heavy alcohol consumption is recognised as a contributor to the development of colorectal cancer (CRC), an increasing number of studies sugge...

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Bowel cancer rates rising ‘among young adults’

More young people under 50 are being diagnosed with bowel cancer, two studies of the disease in European and high-income countries have found. Alth...

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Event report from Ed Goodall

Event Report: How is research in Ireland addressing the challenges of bowel cancer? Professor Annette Byrne, Head of the Royal College of Surgeons ...

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Gene Linked to CRC in Younger Patients Identified

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Valentine N. Nfonsam, MD, MS, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Program Director, General Surgery Residency C...

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