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.
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.
Eating two or more servings of yogurt (over 245g) per week can reduce the risk of men developing pre-cancerous growths that can lead to bowel cancer.
National charity Celiac UK, is calling on greater awareness of the similarity of symptoms and urges anyone with IBS to ask their GP for a celiac disease blood test, if they have not already had one.
Researchers have found that bowel cancer cells have a mechanism by which they can switch off some key molecules on their surfaces and thus escape being recognised and killed by the immunotherapy agents.
New research suggests that even a diet that is low in red or processed meat can increase the risk of death compared to those following a vegetarian diet.
New research suggests that drinking a bottle of wine every week raises the risk of cancer as much as smoking five to ten cigarettes.
Scientists say the study could help identify those most vulnerable to sepsis, which kills more than 50,000 people in the UK each year and is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide.
University of Otago scientists have discovered a way to view the immune cell "landscape" of bowel cancer tumours, paving the way towards more individualised medicine and treatment for many other diseases in future.
Cancer patients who have been hospitalized for mental health problems prior to their cancer diagnosis were 73% more likely to die from their cancer compared to those who had never had psychiatric help, according to new research published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have discovered a protective mechanism which is used by the body to protect intestinal stem cells from turning cancerous.
Are you overweight and living in the South East of England? If so, you could help scientists who need volunteers to test a new 'fat pill'.
Cancer Research UK announced today that it is funding three major new international research initiatives on the microbiome, chronic inflammation and why some cancers are specific to certain tissues and not others.
Bowel cancer screening often begins after the age of fifty. New statistics reveal that it should start earlier because bowel cancer is on the rise among younger population in Australia. The numbers appear in the latest issue of the journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.
Bowel (colorectal) cancer is the third most commonly occurring cancer in men and the second most commonly occurring cancer in women worldwide. The global burden is expected to increase by 60 per cent to more than 2.2 million new cases and 1.1 million deaths by 2030.
Australian researchers have found that cells containing cancer could soon be detected using a simple test. The test could one day change how cancers are diagnosed, the team says. The results of the study to develop the test were published in the journal Nature Communications.
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is establishing ten new Collaborative Research Centers (CRCs) to further support top-level research in Germany.
It can take up to a year for some bowel cancer patients in the UK to start treatment, according to international research co-ordinated by Cancer Research UK and published in BMJ Open.
Mannose is a sugary nutritional supplement that has shown promise in slowing down the growth of certain cancers in laboratory mice. The results of the five year-long study from Glasgow were published in the latest issue of the journal Nature.