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Dietary habits may increase colon cancer risk
Date: 2011-10-25 15:53:56
Certain dietary patterns may increase levels of molecule tied to increased risk of receiving a positive colon cancer test, according to a new study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research.... Full Story

Researchers find high levels of bacterium in colon cancer patients
Date: 2011-10-19 08:23:30
Colon cancer testing may soon benefit from the results of a recent study, which showed that the vast majority of colon tumors have extremely high levels of a particular bacterium. The researchers think testing for this microbe may function as an early test for the condition.... Full Story

Blood sugar medication may help diabetics reduce their cancer risk
Date: 2011-10-14 16:08:11
Diabetics are significantly more likely to develop cancer at some point in their lives, but new research suggests they may reduce their risk of receiving a positive colon cancer test if they take a medication known as metformin.... Full Story

Treatment disparities persist in colon cancer
Date: 2011-10-13 16:12:36
Despite improvements in overall treatment, African American who receive positive colon cancer test results still have poorer overall treatment outcomes compared to Caucasians, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.... Full Story

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