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Colorectal Cancer is cancer that develops in the colon (the longest part of the large intestine) and/or the rectum (the last several inches of the large intestine before the anus). In the United States, it is the fourth most common cancer in men and women. Caught early, it is often curable.
RCSI research focuses on need to personalise treatment for bowel cancer patients

RCSI research focuses on need to personalise treatment for bowel cancer patients

Study discovers how gut bacteria interacts with microRNAs to promote colon cancer growth

Study discovers how gut bacteria interacts with microRNAs to promote colon cancer growth

Scientists identify new biomarkers that could guide bowel cancer treatment

Scientists identify new biomarkers that could guide bowel cancer treatment

VA scientists reveal new theory on how aspirin may ward off cancer

VA scientists reveal new theory on how aspirin may ward off cancer

Poor metabolic health linked to increased risk for colorectal cancer in normal-weight women

Poor metabolic health linked to increased risk for colorectal cancer in normal-weight women

Young and middle-aged adults may be over-treated for colon cancer, study suggests

Young and middle-aged adults may be over-treated for colon cancer, study suggests

Study shows evidence that intestinal microorganisms can serve as link between diet and colorectal cancer

Study shows evidence that intestinal microorganisms can serve as link between diet and colorectal cancer

Dartmouth study examines impact of health insurance status on cancer care

Dartmouth study examines impact of health insurance status on cancer care

New biomarker helps better predict survival after surgical removal of colorectal metastases

New biomarker helps better predict survival after surgical removal of colorectal metastases

ACA increases accessibility of recommended cancer screening for millions, research finds

ACA increases accessibility of recommended cancer screening for millions, research finds

UCM scientists design biosensor capable of detecting cancer autoantibodies at early stages

UCM scientists design biosensor capable of detecting cancer autoantibodies at early stages

Study reveals importance of glutamine metabolism for colon cancer

Study reveals importance of glutamine metabolism for colon cancer

Place of residence contributes to late-stage diagnosis of colorectal cancer, study finds

Place of residence contributes to late-stage diagnosis of colorectal cancer, study finds

New study explores impact of Affordable Care Act on socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening

New study explores impact of Affordable Care Act on socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening

Study provides new insights into molecular subtypes of esophageal cancer

Study provides new insights into molecular subtypes of esophageal cancer

MMP9 enzyme could suppress tumors in colitis associated cancer, new study finds

MMP9 enzyme could suppress tumors in colitis associated cancer, new study finds

DaVita releases recap of 2016 accomplishments

DaVita releases recap of 2016 accomplishments

Clinical Genomics introduces new blood-based test for CRC recurrence monitoring

Clinical Genomics introduces new blood-based test for CRC recurrence monitoring

Special Issue on digestive cancers offers five articles from experts in Latin America

Special Issue on digestive cancers offers five articles from experts in Latin America

Regular use of aspirin could cut pancreatic cancer risk in half

Regular use of aspirin could cut pancreatic cancer risk in half