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Smokers face a significant risk of developing colon polyps

Smokers face a significant risk of developing colon polyps

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Is NICE delivering the goods?

Is NICE delivering the goods?

Potential new treatment strategy against metastatic cancer cells

Potential new treatment strategy against metastatic cancer cells

Allopurinol, a common gout drug may also offer some protection against colorectal cancer

Allopurinol, a common gout drug may also offer some protection against colorectal cancer

New help to explain treatments for colorectal cancer

New help to explain treatments for colorectal cancer

Women and Hispanics are less likely to undergo colorectal cancer screening

Women and Hispanics are less likely to undergo colorectal cancer screening

Researchers have uncovered a specific signaling mechanism that contributes to the development of colorectal cancer

Researchers have uncovered a specific signaling mechanism that contributes to the development of colorectal cancer

Aspirin might well be considered the top utility player in the medicine cabinet

Aspirin might well be considered the top utility player in the medicine cabinet

$10 million to establish a multidisciplinary research program in cancer nanotechnology

$10 million to establish a multidisciplinary research program in cancer nanotechnology

Immediate voluntary world-wide withdrawal of Vioxx (rofecoxib)

Immediate voluntary world-wide withdrawal of Vioxx (rofecoxib)

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Acne-like rash linked to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment – cetuximab

Acne-like rash linked to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment – cetuximab

Vitamin supplements not effective in protecting against gastro-intestinal cancer

Vitamin supplements not effective in protecting against gastro-intestinal cancer

Even health conscious Americans report low rates of endoscopic screening for colorectal cancer

Even health conscious Americans report low rates of endoscopic screening for colorectal cancer

FDA to highlight benefits and risks of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms

FDA to highlight benefits and risks of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms

Newly completed Chromosome 5 sequence will be a powerful tool for scientists trying to understand human disease

Newly completed Chromosome 5 sequence will be a powerful tool for scientists trying to understand human disease

Cancer survivors' other medical problems poorly managed

Cancer survivors' other medical problems poorly managed

Colonoscopy remains the most sensitive test available for detection of colorectal polyps and cancer

Colonoscopy remains the most sensitive test available for detection of colorectal polyps and cancer

Physicians today perform more colonoscopies than necessary

Physicians today perform more colonoscopies than necessary