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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.
High bitter-taste sensitivity linked to increased risk of cancer

High bitter-taste sensitivity linked to increased risk of cancer

Researchers identify new potential target protein for colon cancer

Researchers identify new potential target protein for colon cancer

3D modeling of drug resistance could lead to more effective cancer treatment

3D modeling of drug resistance could lead to more effective cancer treatment

Mailing colorectal cancer tests to patients increases screening rates, report researchers

Mailing colorectal cancer tests to patients increases screening rates, report researchers

Olfactory receptors perform a range of unknown functions outside the nose, reveals study

Olfactory receptors perform a range of unknown functions outside the nose, reveals study

Study demonstrates new therapeutic targets for inflammation-associated colon cancer

Study demonstrates new therapeutic targets for inflammation-associated colon cancer

Scientists pinpoint new therapeutic targets for inflammation-associated colon cancer

Scientists pinpoint new therapeutic targets for inflammation-associated colon cancer

Geography may be destiny in end-of-life care for cancer patients

Geography may be destiny in end-of-life care for cancer patients

Younger rectal cancer patients do not experience survival benefit from currently recommended therapies

Younger rectal cancer patients do not experience survival benefit from currently recommended therapies

Dynamic model helps make predictions about gut microbiome

Dynamic model helps make predictions about gut microbiome

Researchers discover drug compound that inhibits movement of cancer cells

Researchers discover drug compound that inhibits movement of cancer cells

Vitamin D and Diabetes: What You Need To Know

Vitamin D and Diabetes: What You Need To Know

Researchers find identity of stem-cell niche of the colon

Researchers find identity of stem-cell niche of the colon

Study finds how colon cancer alters its genes to escape the immune system

Study finds how colon cancer alters its genes to escape the immune system

PENTAX Medical enters into agreement with Avantis Medical Systems to distribute Third Eye Panoramic device in the U. S.

PENTAX Medical enters into agreement with Avantis Medical Systems to distribute Third Eye Panoramic device in the U. S.

Faeces donors do it out of willingness not money - study

Faeces donors do it out of willingness not money - study

Researchers explore targeted second-line treatment for colorectal cancer

Researchers explore targeted second-line treatment for colorectal cancer

New ACS guidelines recommend early screening for colorectal cancer

New ACS guidelines recommend early screening for colorectal cancer

Virtual colonoscopy can help jump-start the transition to screening Americans starting at age 45

Virtual colonoscopy can help jump-start the transition to screening Americans starting at age 45

Researchers trigger natural defense mechanism to alleviate intestinal inflammation

Researchers trigger natural defense mechanism to alleviate intestinal inflammation