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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.
Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center named one of nation's best hospitals for 2017–18

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center named one of nation's best hospitals for 2017–18

SCCA/UWMC earns top five position in 2017-2018 ‘Best Hospitals’ survey

SCCA/UWMC earns top five position in 2017-2018 ‘Best Hospitals’ survey

Colon cancer rates rising among younger white adults — and falling among blacks

Colon cancer rates rising among younger white adults — and falling among blacks

Studies show how endoscopic procedures can improve outcomes and care

Studies show how endoscopic procedures can improve outcomes and care

Mango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBD

Mango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBD

Gut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell death

Gut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell death

UA researchers seek to better understand NHE8 protein’s role in GI disorders, colon cancer

UA researchers seek to better understand NHE8 protein’s role in GI disorders, colon cancer

Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients

Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients

Researchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancer

Researchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancer

Patient navigator programs at barbershops could improve colorectal cancer screening among black men

Patient navigator programs at barbershops could improve colorectal cancer screening among black men

Overweight or obesity in adolescence may increase colon cancer risk in adulthood

Overweight or obesity in adolescence may increase colon cancer risk in adulthood

Testing treatments using pig model may help minimize drug failure rates for chronic conditions

Testing treatments using pig model may help minimize drug failure rates for chronic conditions

Computational analysis of open-access data points to new ways of using drugs

Computational analysis of open-access data points to new ways of using drugs

Grape consumption leads to better health

Grape consumption leads to better health

Human colon organoids fill gap in effectively modeling common GI diseases

Human colon organoids fill gap in effectively modeling common GI diseases

Simple blood test could improve treatment for many stage 2 colon cancer patients

Simple blood test could improve treatment for many stage 2 colon cancer patients

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Grape-based compounds could pave way for new treatments to prevent colon cancer

Grape-based compounds could pave way for new treatments to prevent colon cancer

NSAIDs linked to longer survival for certain colorectal cancer patients

NSAIDs linked to longer survival for certain colorectal cancer patients