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Every year, about one million new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed worldwide. About 150,000 new cases are detected each year in the United States. Over a lifetime, about 1 in 19 people develop colon cancer and nearly 50,000 people are expected to die from it in the U.S. this year. According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S., accounting for about 10 percent of all cancer deaths.
Oral cavity bacterium linked to development and progression of esophageal cancer

Oral cavity bacterium linked to development and progression of esophageal cancer

Researchers discover biological pathway that plays vital role in tumor development

Researchers discover biological pathway that plays vital role in tumor development

Study shows involvement of lipid metabolism in tumour metastasis

Study shows involvement of lipid metabolism in tumour metastasis

Study shows heart medications prevent cardiovascular damage during breast cancer treatment

Study shows heart medications prevent cardiovascular damage during breast cancer treatment

Early life history and genetics may play crucial role in shaping gut microbiome

Early life history and genetics may play crucial role in shaping gut microbiome

Asian Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes less likely to undergo recommended screening, study finds

Asian Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes less likely to undergo recommended screening, study finds

Virginia Tech and CytImmune Sciences develop more effective and less toxic cancer treatment

Virginia Tech and CytImmune Sciences develop more effective and less toxic cancer treatment

Exposure to licorice compound disrupts steroid sex hormone production in ovary

Exposure to licorice compound disrupts steroid sex hormone production in ovary

New research explains how tumors may impair ability of the liver to respond to caloric deprivation

New research explains how tumors may impair ability of the liver to respond to caloric deprivation

Scientists identify new way to block action of genetic mutations found in most cancers

Scientists identify new way to block action of genetic mutations found in most cancers

Researchers create new culture model of human intestine to study inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers create new culture model of human intestine to study inflammatory bowel disease

Penn study reveals new sights into how some intestinal cells can withstand chemotherapy and radiation

Penn study reveals new sights into how some intestinal cells can withstand chemotherapy and radiation

WSU researchers identify potential new diagnostic tool for early detection of colorectal cancer

WSU researchers identify potential new diagnostic tool for early detection of colorectal cancer

Research finds rise in number of Americans who undergo procedures involving anesthesia outside of O.R.

Research finds rise in number of Americans who undergo procedures involving anesthesia outside of O.R.

Sanford opens new immunotherapy study on colorectal cancer

Sanford opens new immunotherapy study on colorectal cancer

Targeting TASINs can be viable approach for preventing colon cancer, research reveals

Targeting TASINs can be viable approach for preventing colon cancer, research reveals

Researchers find new path to stop metastatic growth of cancer

Researchers find new path to stop metastatic growth of cancer

BUSM scientists discover new strategy to treat colon cancers driven by mutant KRAS genes

BUSM scientists discover new strategy to treat colon cancers driven by mutant KRAS genes

Red flag symptoms missed in bowel cancer emergency patients, study finds

Red flag symptoms missed in bowel cancer emergency patients, study finds

SRS reduces likelihood of local recurrence of brain metastases in cancer patients

SRS reduces likelihood of local recurrence of brain metastases in cancer patients