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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.
Researchers develop highly sensitive method to detect early stages of colorectal cancer

Researchers develop highly sensitive method to detect early stages of colorectal cancer

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study shows how gut microbiota may play role in effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs

Study shows how gut microbiota may play role in effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs

UTSW researchers develop new nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets multiple tumor types

UTSW researchers develop new nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets multiple tumor types

Are your bowel symptoms serious?

Are your bowel symptoms serious?

RCSI researchers discover that function of KCNQ1 gene is linked to survival of colon cancer patients

RCSI researchers discover that function of KCNQ1 gene is linked to survival of colon cancer patients

Study paves way to develop noninvasive diagnostic test for colorectal cancer

Study paves way to develop noninvasive diagnostic test for colorectal cancer

New study finds 30% drop in bowel cancer mortality rates

New study finds 30% drop in bowel cancer mortality rates

UTHealth researchers identify less invasive way to screen for colorectal cancer

UTHealth researchers identify less invasive way to screen for colorectal cancer

Developmental Split-Brain syndrome discovery

Developmental Split-Brain syndrome discovery

Study finds increased incidence of colorectal cancer among young adults in New Zealand

Study finds increased incidence of colorectal cancer among young adults in New Zealand

Extreme short and long telomeres linked to increased cancer risk

Extreme short and long telomeres linked to increased cancer risk

Fighting colorectal cancer

Fighting colorectal cancer

Researchers explore factors that influence patient's intent to get colorectal cancer screening

Researchers explore factors that influence patient's intent to get colorectal cancer screening

Study: Colorectal cancer patients with certain genetic mutations may benefit more from aspirin

Study: Colorectal cancer patients with certain genetic mutations may benefit more from aspirin

New tool aims to support GPs to identify serious bowel condition symptoms in patients below 50 years

New tool aims to support GPs to identify serious bowel condition symptoms in patients below 50 years

Study finds higher burden of poor health-related quality-of-life among minority colorectal cancer patients

Study finds higher burden of poor health-related quality-of-life among minority colorectal cancer patients

Colorectal cancer rates appear to be increasing among young adults

Colorectal cancer rates appear to be increasing among young adults

Early detection of colorectal cancer can save lives

Early detection of colorectal cancer can save lives

Researchers identify odorant troenan that can inhibit colorectal cancer growth

Researchers identify odorant troenan that can inhibit colorectal cancer growth