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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.
Simple blood test could improve treatment for many stage 2 colon cancer patients

Simple blood test could improve treatment for many stage 2 colon cancer patients

MSTF recommends colonoscopy and FIT as first tier screening tests for colorectal cancer

MSTF recommends colonoscopy and FIT as first tier screening tests for colorectal cancer

Grape-based compounds could pave way for new treatments to prevent colon cancer

Grape-based compounds could pave way for new treatments to prevent colon cancer

New web calculator could reliably predict chances of survival for bowel cancer patients

New web calculator could reliably predict chances of survival for bowel cancer patients

NSAIDs linked to longer survival for certain colorectal cancer patients

NSAIDs linked to longer survival for certain colorectal cancer patients

'Mismatch repair' genetic defects drive cancer patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

'Mismatch repair' genetic defects drive cancer patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

Single chemotherapy treatment can negatively impact gait and balance, study shows

Single chemotherapy treatment can negatively impact gait and balance, study shows

Berlin meeting of colorectal specialists to drive best practice and innovation

Berlin meeting of colorectal specialists to drive best practice and innovation

Surgery prior to drug treatment not beneficial for women with metastasized breast cancer

Surgery prior to drug treatment not beneficial for women with metastasized breast cancer

Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborate to examine combination therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer

Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborate to examine combination therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer

Psychological intervention reduces fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors

Psychological intervention reduces fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors

Researchers make significant advance in treatment of bowel cancer

Researchers make significant advance in treatment of bowel cancer

Living in segregated white community linked to higher odds of late-stage breast cancer diagnosis

Living in segregated white community linked to higher odds of late-stage breast cancer diagnosis

Raising age limit for routine genetic testing in colorectal cancer could identify more cases of Lynch syndrome

Raising age limit for routine genetic testing in colorectal cancer could identify more cases of Lynch syndrome

Lung cancer diagnosis may put patients at greatest risk of suicide, study finds

Lung cancer diagnosis may put patients at greatest risk of suicide, study finds

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

New finding could lead to more effective treatment decisions for younger colorectal cancer patients

New finding could lead to more effective treatment decisions for younger colorectal cancer patients

Colon cancer patients with healthy lifestyle have longer disease-free survival, study finds

Colon cancer patients with healthy lifestyle have longer disease-free survival, study finds

Nut consumption reduces chance of colon cancer recurrence and death, study shows

Nut consumption reduces chance of colon cancer recurrence and death, study shows

Regular exercise and good diet could reduce risk of disease recurrence, death in colon cancer patients

Regular exercise and good diet could reduce risk of disease recurrence, death in colon cancer patients