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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.
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center wins NIH grant to study health disparities

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center wins NIH grant to study health disparities

Study shows close link between cytokine interleukin-1ß and obesity-promoted colon cancer

Study shows close link between cytokine interleukin-1ß and obesity-promoted colon cancer

Modeling Non-Numerical Data in Systems Biology

Modeling Non-Numerical Data in Systems Biology

Study unravels how cancer stem cells use normal genes in abnormal ways

Study unravels how cancer stem cells use normal genes in abnormal ways

Inflammatory proteins in the colon increase in parallel with increasing weight, study shows

Inflammatory proteins in the colon increase in parallel with increasing weight, study shows

Aspirin shown to prevent the spread of cancer

Aspirin shown to prevent the spread of cancer

Promising vaccine may provide new treatment option for patients with HER2-positive cancers

Promising vaccine may provide new treatment option for patients with HER2-positive cancers

New European School of Coloproctology launched by ESCP

New European School of Coloproctology launched by ESCP

Hybrid operating room enables faster diagnosis, treatment of patients with lung cancer

Hybrid operating room enables faster diagnosis, treatment of patients with lung cancer

Researchers identify new genetic disorder in a human patient

Researchers identify new genetic disorder in a human patient

Study: Annual wellness visits improve delivery of preventive services in elderly population

Study: Annual wellness visits improve delivery of preventive services in elderly population

CWRU receives NIH grant to learn how non-coding genes contribute to spread of colorectal cancer

CWRU receives NIH grant to learn how non-coding genes contribute to spread of colorectal cancer

UNC scientists reveal new approach to prevent obesity and diabetes

UNC scientists reveal new approach to prevent obesity and diabetes

First gut bacteria in newborns may have lasting effect on ability to ward off chronic diseases

First gut bacteria in newborns may have lasting effect on ability to ward off chronic diseases

Microbiota in the intestines and cell stress cause colon cancer

Microbiota in the intestines and cell stress cause colon cancer

Scientists explore whether seafood could be the source of next anti-cancer drug

Scientists explore whether seafood could be the source of next anti-cancer drug

Case Western Reserve professor wins $2 million grant to study colorectal cancer

Case Western Reserve professor wins $2 million grant to study colorectal cancer

Scientists gain better understanding of tumor initiation and metastasis in colon cancer patients

Scientists gain better understanding of tumor initiation and metastasis in colon cancer patients

Tipping the scales to initiate tumorigenesis in the colon

Tipping the scales to initiate tumorigenesis in the colon

Anti-inflammatory use during surgery may lead to improved outcomes for cancer patients

Anti-inflammatory use during surgery may lead to improved outcomes for cancer patients