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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.
People with vitamin D deficiency may be at greater risk of diabetes

People with vitamin D deficiency may be at greater risk of diabetes

Nanodisc-delivered cancer treatment helps eliminate tumors

Nanodisc-delivered cancer treatment helps eliminate tumors

Researchers use 'top-down proteomics' strategy to get new insights into cancer

Researchers use 'top-down proteomics' strategy to get new insights into cancer

Researchers discover potential hurdle for personalized medicine

Researchers discover potential hurdle for personalized medicine

Cancer risk found to be three times greater after acute thrombosis in the leg

Cancer risk found to be three times greater after acute thrombosis in the leg

Eating red meat regularly linked to higher rates of distal colon cancer

Eating red meat regularly linked to higher rates of distal colon cancer

Common iron supplements linked to increased levels of a cancer biomarker

Common iron supplements linked to increased levels of a cancer biomarker

Researchers discover how intestinal bacteria can influence blood glucose and lipid concentrations

Researchers discover how intestinal bacteria can influence blood glucose and lipid concentrations

Psychiatrist stays close to home and true to her childhood promise

Psychiatrist stays close to home and true to her childhood promise

Scientists identify new function for colon cancer gene

Scientists identify new function for colon cancer gene

Researchers discover important features of tumor cells that may help fight cancer

Researchers discover important features of tumor cells that may help fight cancer

Without context or cushion, Do online medical results make sense?

Without context or cushion, Do online medical results make sense?

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

Two immunotherapies used together for the first time to fight against solid tumors

Two immunotherapies used together for the first time to fight against solid tumors

Increase in coffee consumption may help battle against colon cancer

Increase in coffee consumption may help battle against colon cancer

Viagra cuts colorectal cancer risk in animal model

Viagra cuts colorectal cancer risk in animal model

Researcher working to develop improved endoscopic probe for colonoscopies

Researcher working to develop improved endoscopic probe for colonoscopies

Researchers achieve 80% reduction in liver metastasis by restricting growth of blood vessels

Researchers achieve 80% reduction in liver metastasis by restricting growth of blood vessels

Research uses AMSBIO’s 3D organoid technology to develop mouse model of advanced colon cancer

Research uses AMSBIO’s 3D organoid technology to develop mouse model of advanced colon cancer

Myriad Genetics shows strong commitment, support in the fight against colorectal cancer

Myriad Genetics shows strong commitment, support in the fight against colorectal cancer