Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTEGFR (Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors) are involved in the development and progression of many types of cancer and bowel cancer (colon carcinoma) in particular.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTTaking a long-term course of antibiotics in adulthood may increase the risk of bowel cancer later in life, according to a recent study.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe University of Exeter, in partnership with Bowel Cancer UK Never Too Young campaign, Durham University and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, publishes in the British Journal of...
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new analysis reveals a relatively high rate of colon cancer screening among US patients on dialysis, even though they rarely stand to benefit from such screening.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTCombining single-cell genomics and computational techniques, a research team including Paul Robson, Ph.D.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers from the University of Toulouse, France have demonstrated through in vitro and in vivo results that the intestinal DNA damage induced by colibactin-producing Escherichia coli strains...
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers of the Colorectal Cancer research group of Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Dr.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study finds that compared to people born around 1950, when colorectal cancer risk was lowest, those born in 1990 have double the risk of colon cancer and quadruple the risk of rectal cancer.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTA one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives, according to a study published in The Lancet.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PDTSome tumors are difficult to target because their cells have no unique receptors to tag. Now, researchers reveal a way to manually introduce them.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that short-course preoperative radiotherapy combined with delayed surgery reduces the adverse side-effects of rectal cancer surgery without...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTScientists can predict in the lab whether a drug will be effective for individual colorectal tumors.Colorectal carcinomas arise in different forms, so all treatments do not work for all patients.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTAmong 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.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study among more than 1000 colorectal cancer patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has revealed that a surprising number of patients, about 10% in total, show mutations in genes thought to...
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTPast studies have shown that diet affects the risk of colorectal cancer. New research suggests that this may be down to how diet alters the gut microbiome.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTResearchers in Southampton have discovered that a longer gap between chemoradiotherapy and surgery can "significantly" reduce the size of bowel tumours.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTEight years ago, results from a landmark cancer prevention trial run by SWOG showed that a daily dose of vitamin E and selenium did not prevent prostate cancer.
Sat, 24 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTPrevious research has suggested that a small dose of aspirin may help prevent cancer. A new study explains why this may be true, outlining key mechanisms.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PDTThe Ohio State University have trialed a colorectal cancer screening initiative for relatives of colorectal cancer patients. The results are promising.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PDTUsing human cells and mice, scientists reveal the molecule NLRC3 plays key role in stopping abnormal growth of colon cells and protecting against cancer.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PDTLifestyle factors like cigarette smoking and red meat consumption are known to be associated with an increased risk of colon polyps which can lead to colorectal cancer.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PDTRecent evidence from animal models suggests a role for specific types of intestinal bacteria in the development of colorectal cancer (CRC).
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTBlocking a molecule could bypass bowel cancer's defence against the drug cetuximab, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in...
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTMen are more likely to develop colorectal cancer or its precursors than women. A new study conducted by MedUni Vienna shows that known risk factors do not explain this difference between the sexes.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTMetabolic fingerprint' matches changes in tumor tissues.Scientists at Washington State University and Johns Hopkins Medical School have discovered a fast, noninvasive method that could lead to...