8 hrs ago
Former ECU Football Player Diagnosed With Stage Four Colon Cancer
A former ECU football player says he is optimistic even though he was recently diagnosed with stage four colon cancer.
12 hrs ago
The Forest Grove News-Times
Early screening for colon cancer saves lives - Friday, 25 July 2014 09:42
When a medical practitioner spots an uptick in one particular disease or diagnosis, it's a sure bet he or she will conduct some research.
19 hrs ago
The Star Online
Cancer survivorship: Why patients need strategic lifestyle changes
During cancer survivorship, cancer survivors should engage in modifying some of the modifiable lifestyle risk factors such as excess weight and poor diet.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Impaired DICER1 function promotes stemness and metastasis in colon cancer
Correspondence: Dr P Muñoz or Dr M Esteller, Cancer Epigenetics and Biology Program , Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute , 3rd Floor, Hospital Duran i Reynals, Avda Gran Via Km 2.7, Barcelona, Catalonia 08908, Spain.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Findings from Osaka Rosai Hospital in the Area of Immunotherapy...
In the present study, to identify novel tumor-associated antigens , the proteins expressed in a panel of cancer cells were serologically screened by immunoblot analysis and the eukaryotic elongation factor 2 was identified as an antigen that was recognized by IgG autoantibody in sera from a group of patients with head and neck squamous cell ... (more)
Cytotoxicity of Eupatorium cannabinum L. ethanolic extract against...
Eupatorium cannabinum L. has long been utilized in traditional medicine, however no information is available regarding cellular effects of full extracts.
Enhanced recovery program following colorectal surgery at community hospitals
An enhanced recovery program for patients after colorectal surgery appears to be feasible in a community hospital setting after having been shown to be successful in international and academic medical centers.
Flush colonoscopy fears down the drain
Most people don't like to talk about colonoscopy screenings, but there are good reasons to talk more about it especially during March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Health News Digest
Aggressive Tumors Silence Genes that Fight Cancer
New Haven, Conn.- A study led by Yale Cancer Center may provide clues to how some aggressive cancers turn off, or silence, genes critical to suppressing tumors.
One Mistake Led to Another (Part VI) - What's the Cause?
The American Cancer Society lists 14 risk factors for colon cancer , and it breaks those 14 factors into 3 categories: risk factors you cannot change, lifestyle-related factors, and factors with uncertain, controversial, and unproven effects.
Copper chelation selectively kills colon cancer cells through redox...
Metals including iron, copper and zinc are essential for physiological processes yet can be toxic at high concentrations.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Low-carb diet reduces colon cancer risk: Bolsters ketogenic diet claims
Scientists at the University of Toronto say a low-carb diet can dramatically reduce the risk of colon cancer .
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Annie: Daughter's weight causes concern for mom
DEAR ANNIE: My husband and I have four wonderful children, all college graduates with great jobs in their chosen careers.
One Mistake Led to Another (Part V) - Colon Cancer Stage III
When you think that you have food poisoning, but the doctor tells you that you have Colon cancer , you suddenly start asking yourself different questions.
Union County Weekly
Helping through hats
Two years ago, Robin Viar's doctor spoke the words no patient wants to hear: "It's cancer."
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Extracellular matrix signatures of human primary metastatic colon...
Colorectal cancer is the third most frequently diagnosed cancer and the third cause of cancer deaths in the United States.
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
Medicare's Colonoscopy Loophole Could Cost Your Patients
Proposals to fix the way Medicare collects colonoscopy co-pays from its beneficiaries are currently under consideration by both houses of the U.S. Congress.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Genetic testing opens up new treatment options for local cancer patient
Advanced genetic testing led to additional treatment options for Jenn Morey, who is battling stage 4 colon cancer.
Gut microbes turn carbs into colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer has been linked to carbohydrate-rich western diets, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear.
How Carbs Contribute To Colon Cancer: Intestinal Flora Turns Them Into Tumors
A new study of mice genetically predisposed to colorectal cancer has shown how gut microbes metabolize carbohydrates, which in turn causes tumors.