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Testing may predict survival rates in colorectal cancer patients
Date: 2009-12-03 22:16:58
After chemotherapy, a CT scan of liver tumors caused by the spread of colorectal cancer can help doctors form a prognosis, according to new research.... Full Story

Study: Soy ingredient may prevent colon cancer
Date: 2009-11-30 21:56:20
Testing for colon cancer may be encouraged after a new study identified a natural molecule found in soy that may assist in treatment of the disease.... Full Story

Study: Colon cancer testing most effective in early morning
Date: 2009-11-06 22:17:39
Colonoscopies performed in the early morning detect more polyps than colon cancer testing done later in the day, according to new research. ... Full Story

Study: Estrogen may influence life expectancy in colorectal cancer patients
Date: 2009-09-30 22:12:29
Certain hormones could help younger with colorectal cancer to live longer with the disease, according to a new study.... Full Story

CDC: Funding covers cancer screenings for the uninsured
Date: 2009-09-11 14:15:24
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking steps to ensure that those most susceptible to colorectal cancer are granted access to lab tests used to detect the sickness.... Full Story

Late-stage cancer a higher risk for city-dwellers
Date: 2009-05-11 19:44:43
The risk of late-stage cancer is higher for people who live in the city and other urbanized areas than it is for those who live in suburban and rural areas, according to a new study published in Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society.... Full Story

Video contest highlights importance of colorectal-cancer screening
Date: 2009-05-01 13:00:00
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center picked the five winning videos of its "Get Screened" contest - a moviemaking challenge to highlight the importance of colorectal-cancer screening.... Full Story

Vitamin D may have benefits against many forms of cancer
Date: 2009-04-27 19:18:34
Vitamin D from the sun may be a powerful cancer fighter, particularly against colon and breast cancer.... Full Story

Diets rich in meat may lead to colon cancer
Date: 2009-03-31 20:29:11
People who have a diet rich in meat and fats, as well as being low in complex carbohydrates, may have an increased risk of developing colon cancer, according to new research.... Full Story

Group pushing for colon cancer legislation
Date: 2009-03-30 20:13:17
As National Colon Cancer Awareness month begins to close, one New Hampshire group is urging lawmakers to approve legislation that would help more people get a lab test for early detection of the disease.... Full Story

Colon cancer risks can decrease with regular lab testing
Date: 2009-03-09 17:19:35
In observation of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, the American Cancer Society is reminding people to get tested regularly for the disease in an effort to reduce the number of people afflicted with the condition by half.... Full Story

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