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July 7, 2015

June 15, 2015 — Adding cinnamaldehyde, the compound that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, to the diet of mice, scientists have discovered that mice were protected against colorectal ... read more

Colorectal Cancer Genetically Different in Older and Younger Patients

May 29, 2015 — While the overall rate of colorectal cancer (CRC) is declining, CRC specifically among young patients is increasing. Previous studies have shown that CRC in patients younger than 50 years old tends ... read more

Non-Invasive Colon Cancer Screening May Be Promising for African-Americans, Study Finds

May 18, 2015 — Stool DNA (sDNA) testing, a new non-invasive technology for colon cancer screening, is a promising alternative to colonoscopy for African Americans, according to a new study. According to the ... read more

Cancer Survivors Have Evolving Information Needs

May 15, 2015 — Judging by the nature and topics of their information seeking, cancer patients' information needs appear to differ depending on the type of cancer they have and where they are in their ... read more

Contraceptive, Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Used to Treat Cancer

May 14, 2015 — The combination of a cholesterol-lowering drug, Bezafibrate, and a contraceptive steroid, Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, could be an effective, non-toxic treatment for a range of cancers, researchers ... read more

Economic Burden of Cancer Extends Into Survivorship

May 13, 2015 — The economic burden of cancer extends beyond diagnosis and treatment, and concludes that cancer survivors face thousands of dollars of excess medical expenses every year, a new study concludes. ... read more

May 7, 2015 — Three-dimensional cultures (or 'organoids') derived from the tumors of cancer patients closely replicate key properties of the original tumors, reveals a study. These 'organoid' ... read more

Metabolic Link Between Bacterial 'Biofilms' and Colon Cancer Found

May 7, 2015 — A team of scientists has uncovered a big clue to how bacteria may promote some colon cancers. The study used novel metabolomic technologies to reveal molecular evidence suggesting a vicious circle in ... read more

How Aspirin Fights Colorectal Cancer

Apr. 30, 2015 — Taking aspirin reduces a person's risk of colorectal cancer, but the molecular mechanisms involved have remained unknown until a recent discovery. discovered that aspirin might exert its ... read more

Apr. 28, 2015 — In certain types of cancer, nerves and cancer cells enter an often lethal and intricate waltz where cancer cells and nerves move toward one another and eventually engage in such a way that the cancer ... read more

FDG PET/CT Not Useful in Staging Newly Diagnosed Stage III Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer

Apr. 24, 2015 — Although National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines consider 18F-PET/CT appropriate for systemic staging of newly diagnosed stage III breast cancer, the technique may not be equally valuable ... read more

Toxic Mushroom-Based Drug May Help Battle Colorectal Cancer

Apr. 22, 2015 — For some time, cancer scientists have considered the toxin, alpha-amanatin derived from “death cap” mushrooms, as a possible cancer treatment. However, due to its penchant for causing liver ... read more

Long Non-Coding RNA Modulates Colorectal Cancer Metabolism

Apr. 20, 2015 — Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNA) are unusual in that they don’t encode proteins like normal RNA. Yet they do play a role in regulating cellular functions and interest cancer ... read more

Oral Milk Thistle Extract Stops Colorectal Cancer Stem Cells from Growing Tumors

Apr. 20, 2015 — A new study shows that orally administering the chemical silibinin, purified from milk thistle, slows the ability of colorectal cancer stem cells to grow the disease. When stem cells from tumors ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — In response to nutrient excess, the MCRS1 protein acts as a 'switch' for mTOR, a protein that is altered in cancer, diabetes and disorders associated with aging. These results correlate ... read more

Too Much of a Bad Thing Can Be Good in Brain Tumors

Apr. 7, 2015 — DNA mutations can cause cancer but in some cases, more mutations may mean a better prognosis for patients. A comprehensive genomic analysis of more than 700 brain tumors has revealed one such subtype ... read more

Apr. 2, 2015 — The micro RNA miR-22 has long been known for its ability to suppress cancer. However, questions remain about how it achieves this feat. For example, which molecules are regulating miR-22, and which ... read more

Apr. 2, 2015 — An existing chemotherapy drug used to treat leukemia could prevent and control the growth of colorectal tumors, scientists have ... read more

Apr. 1, 2015 — New research provides experimental evidence that a drug that inhibits the EphB-signaling pathway in the cell effectively can suppress the development of intestinal tumors. According to the ... read more

Bio-Marker Set Forms the Basis for New Blood Test to Detect Colorectal Cancer

Mar. 27, 2015 — Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer globally and the second most common cause of cancer deaths. The chance of a cure is high if the cancer is detected early enough, but early ... read more

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