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April 25, 2017

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April 25, 2017

Feb. 6, 2017 — Scientists have discovered that people with cancers containing genetic mutations JAK1 or JAK2, which are known to prevent tumors from recognizing or receiving signals from T cells to stop growing, ... read more

Poor Metabolic Health in Some Normal-Weight Women May Increase Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Feb. 1, 2017 — Among postmenopausal women who were normal weight, those who were metabolically unhealthy had a significantly increased risk for colorectal cancer compared with those who were metabolically healthy, ... read more

Jan. 27, 2017 — Modifying the shape of IRAK-M, a protein that controls inflammation, can significantly reduce the clinical progression of inflammation and colon cancer in pre-clinical animal ... read more

Overuse of Chemotherapy Among Younger Patients With Colon Cancer, Findings Suggest

Jan. 26, 2017 — Young and middle-aged patients with colon cancer are nearly two to eight times more likely to receive postoperative chemotherapy than older patients, yet there seems to be no added survival benefits ... read more

Food Additive E171: First Findings of Oral Exposure to Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles

Jan. 24, 2017 — Researchers have studied the effects of oral exposure to titanium dioxide, an additive (E171) commonly used in foodstuffs, especially confectionary. They have shown for the first time that E171 ... read more

Jan. 23, 2017 — The protein PHLDB3, thought to be a potential tumor suppressor, actually allows cancer cells to thrive in pancreatic, prostate, colon, breast, lung, and other common cancers, researchers have found. ... read more

New Biomarker Allows Better Prediction of Survival for Patients With Colorectal Metastases

Jan. 23, 2017 — Liver metastases are formed from cancer cells that have originated in other organs and migrated to the liver via the bloodstream. Colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon/rectum) can be successfully ... read more

Affordable Care Act Made Cancer Screening More Accessible for Millions, Study Finds

Jan. 19, 2017 — The Affordable Care Act helped make recommended cancer screening more affordable and accessible for millions of Americans, according to new ... read more

New Genes Identified That Regulate the Spread of Cancers

Jan. 11, 2017 — Researchers have discovered a new biological target for drugs to reduce the spread of tumours in cancer patients. The study with genetically modified mice found 23 genes that are involved in ... read more

Jan. 10, 2017 — The importance of glutamine has been made clear as a colon cancer specific metabolism. It is known that glutamine metabolism is important for pancreatic cancer, but the importance of glutamine ... read more

Place Matters in Late Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer, Study Finds

Jan. 9, 2017 — In addition to a person's race or ethnicity, where they live can matter in terms of whether they are diagnosed at a late stage for colorectal cancer, according to a recent ... read more

Lung Cancer Patients May Benefit from Delayed Chemotherapy After Surgery

Jan. 5, 2017 — Patients with a common form of lung cancer may still benefit from delayed chemotherapy started up to four months after surgery, according to a team of ... read more

Enzyme Could Protect Against Type of Colorectal Cancer by Suppressing Tumors, Study Finds

Jan. 3, 2017 — An enzyme that plays an active role in inflammation could be a natural way to suppress tumors and ulcers in the colon that are found in colitis associated cancer (CAC), a type of colorectal cancer ... read more

Nanodiscs Deliver Personalized Cancer Therapy to Immune System

Dec. 26, 2016 — Researchers have had initial success in mice using nanodiscs to deliver a customized therapeutic vaccine for the treatment of colon and melanoma cancer ... read more

Colorectal Cancer Prevention: A Proven Benefit of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Dec. 19, 2016 — The comparative effectiveness of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin and several supplements have now been evaluated in preventing the recurrence of advanced neoplasia (polyps that ... read more

Avoiding Over-the-Counter Heartburn Medications Could Save Cancer Patients' Lives

Dec. 16, 2016 — Something as seemingly harmless as a heartburn pill could lead cancer patients to take a turn for the worse. A new study has discovered that proton pump inhibitors, which are very common medications ... read more

Dec. 15, 2016 — One in every six colorectal cancer patients (16 percent) diagnosed under age 50 has at least one inherited genetic mutation that increases his or her cancer risk and many of these mutations could go ... read more

Mystery Molecule Is a Key to Inhibiting Colon Cancer

Dec. 12, 2016 — Scientists tracking the protective role of the protein called NLRC3 have discovered multiple targets for drugs to switch on the cell's machinery to thwart colon cancer, outlines a new ... read more

Loss of ARID1A Protein Drives Onset, Progress of Colon Cancer

Dec. 12, 2016 — A team of scientists has developed a model system in mice that allows them to look closely at how a protein often mutated in human cancer exerts its tumor-silencing effects. The new findings shed ... read more

Phase I Trial Shows That a Drug That Inhibits the Notch Signalling Process Is Active in a Range of Advanced Cancers

Dec. 1, 2016 — A new anti-cancer drug that inhibits a key cell signalling process involved in many different cancers has shown that it is capable of stopping the progression of cancer and shrinking tumors. ... read more

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