Bowel Cancer or colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum. Sometimes it is called colon cancer, for short. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it doesn’t have to be.
A new study published in March 2020, in the British Journal of Surgery (BJS), shows that the number of young adults with bowel cancer is rising at an alarming rate in England.
There has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of bowel cancer in adults under the age of 50, according to new research from the University of Bristol, UWE Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.
Researchers from University College London have devised a new way by which they could decipher the language cancer cells use to communicate among themselves. They found this unique method of communication between the cancer cells in organoids or collections of cells mimicking a mini organism in the lab.
Scientists have a developed a new technique to decipher how millions of individual cells are communicating with each other in miniature tumors grown in the lab, known as organoids, according to new research published in Nature Methods today (Monday).
New technology developed at UCL is, for the first time, enabling cancer scientists to analyze the individual behavior of millions of different cells living inside lab-grown tumors - a breakthrough which could lead to new personalised cancer treatments.
The need to consider a formal recommendation on early screening for lung cancer was acknowledged by the Cross Party Group for Cancer, held at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on January 21st 2020.
The seesaw continues with respect to the benefits of meat eating. The latest large new study published in February 2020 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine reveals that eating red and processed meat is associated with a small but significantly higher risk of heart disease and death. Says researcher Norrina Allen, “It's a small difference, but it's worth trying to reduce red meat and processed meat like pepperoni, bologna and deli meats.”
People with a certain type of bacteria in their guts may be more likely to develop bowel cancer.
People who have a certain type of bacteria in their guts may be at greater risk of developing bowel cancer.
A new study has shown that glial cells of the gut (part of the enteric nervous system) when exposed to secretions from colon cancer cells are convert into tumours themselves. These altered glial cells then convert into promoters of tumours said the study researchers.
We have been advised time and again to eat a healthy and balanced diet. A new study has revealed that eating a healthy diet not only benefits the individual but also the environment. Researchers from the University of Oxford was published in the latest issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study is titled, “Multiple health and environmental impacts of foods”.
The aim of immunotherapies is to enable the immune system once again to fight cancer on its own. Drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors are already in clinical use for this purpose.
Olympus and Inhealthcare are excited to announce the launch of a brand new digital education service which will cut the number of wasted endoscopy appointments.
Five innovative cancer-fighting projects at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston received just over $11 million during the latest round of grants awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
New research led by the University of South Australia shows just how effective bowel cancer screening is in helping to reduce the number of bowel cancer deaths by up to 45 per cent.
A study has shown that obesity is linked to chronic diarrhea, independent of other lifestyle or eating habits.
The makeup of the bacterial community that lives in the gut has been identified as a risk factor for bowel cancer.
The remarkable ability of a small Australian sea snail to produce a colorful purple compound to protect its eggs is proving even more remarkable for its potential in a new anti-cancer pharmaceutical.
Scientists have used artificial intelligence to recognize patterns in breast cancer - and uncovered five new types of the disease each matched to different personalized treatments.
New figures from Cancer Research UK show that people who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and excess weight causes more cases of certain cancers than smoking, as the charity urges Government action to tackle obesity.