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Marriage may improve colon cancer survival rates
Date: 2011-06-21 15:44:01
Married individuals who receive a positive colon cancer test may be more likely to survive the disease than their single peers, according to a new study out of Penn State University.... Full Story

Colonoscopies may not reveal full cancer risk
Date: 2011-06-14 16:10:52
Colonoscopies routinely miss detecting potentially cancerous polyps, according to a new study published in the journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. The findings suggest that the procedure may not be the only colorectal cancer test that patients should consider.... Full Story

Many colon cancer patients are treated with ineffective drugs
Date: 2011-06-10 15:35:01
Following a positive colorectal cancer test, most patients would say that they are willing to undergo nearly any therapy to kill the tumor. However, a new investigation out of the University of Chicago indicates that many individuals are receiving treatments for the condition that will not benefit them and are not recommended for the treatment of colon cancer.... Full Story

Cancer drug combination may be effective in treating colorectal tumors
Date: 2011-06-09 11:39:04
A medication used for treating breast cancer may also be useful in therapies for individuals who have received positive colorectal cancer tests, according to new research out of the Penn State College of Medicine.... Full Story

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