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Every year, about one million new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed worldwide. About 150,000 new cases are detected each year in the United States. Over a lifetime, about 1 in 19 people develop colon cancer and nearly 50,000 people are expected to die from it in the U.S. this year. According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S., accounting for about 10 percent of all cancer deaths.
Glutamine-blocking compound slows cancer growth, unleashes anti-tumor immune response

Glutamine-blocking compound slows cancer growth, unleashes anti-tumor immune response

The Achilles heel of APC-mutated colon tumors identified

The Achilles heel of APC-mutated colon tumors identified

Ocean Medical Center receives major grant to support children with multiple health issues

Ocean Medical Center receives major grant to support children with multiple health issues

Tumour conversion of glial cells when exposed to bowel cancer secretions

Tumour conversion of glial cells when exposed to bowel cancer secretions

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care enrolling patients in five pancreatic cancer studies

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care enrolling patients in five pancreatic cancer studies

Living through Hurricane Katrina linked to higher mortality rate among breast cancer patients

Living through Hurricane Katrina linked to higher mortality rate among breast cancer patients

Phase 2 clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy starts at Atlantic Health System

Phase 2 clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy starts at Atlantic Health System

Disrupting key immune regulator boosts anti-tumor immunity, enables cancer clearance

Disrupting key immune regulator boosts anti-tumor immunity, enables cancer clearance

Creatine serves as a molecular battery to power killer T cells' fight against cancer

Creatine serves as a molecular battery to power killer T cells' fight against cancer

Newly established Precision Immunotherapy Clinic matches cancer patients to latest treatments

Newly established Precision Immunotherapy Clinic matches cancer patients to latest treatments

Being overweight before 40 raises the risk of cancer

Being overweight before 40 raises the risk of cancer

Overweight before age 40 linked to increased cancer risk

Overweight before age 40 linked to increased cancer risk

Survey provides clear of picture of how Americans are embracing healthy living

Survey provides clear of picture of how Americans are embracing healthy living

GW researchers show connection between bacteria in the microbiome and colon cancer

GW researchers show connection between bacteria in the microbiome and colon cancer

UC Davis researchers awarded $1.5 million NIH grant for CRISPR cancer treatment

UC Davis researchers awarded $1.5 million NIH grant for CRISPR cancer treatment

Reducing the amount red and processed meat can have a positive effect on health

Reducing the amount red and processed meat can have a positive effect on health

Researchers discover how bacterial enzyme removes inflammation-causing meat carbohydrates

Researchers discover how bacterial enzyme removes inflammation-causing meat carbohydrates

New AGA guideline on evaluation of chronic diarrhea released

New AGA guideline on evaluation of chronic diarrhea released

NUS chemists develop new anti-cancer drug with less renal toxicity

NUS chemists develop new anti-cancer drug with less renal toxicity

New effort to study gastrointestinal gases and their influence on gut disorders

New effort to study gastrointestinal gases and their influence on gut disorders