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Colorectal Cancer is cancer that develops in the colon (the longest part of the large intestine) and/or the rectum (the last several inches of the large intestine before the anus). In the United States, it is the fourth most common cancer in men and women. Caught early, it is often curable.
Lesser-known CRS-HIPEC treatment for cancers that have spread to abdominal cavity

Lesser-known CRS-HIPEC treatment for cancers that have spread to abdominal cavity

RCSI to lead major study for finding new ways to treat colorectal cancer patients

RCSI to lead major study for finding new ways to treat colorectal cancer patients

Scientists discover role of two specific HOX genes in colon cancer development

Scientists discover role of two specific HOX genes in colon cancer development

After polyps are detected, patients may no longer qualify for free colonoscopies

After polyps are detected, patients may no longer qualify for free colonoscopies

CureMatch’s co-founder is co-author of new article in Cancer Discovery journal

CureMatch’s co-founder is co-author of new article in Cancer Discovery journal

IPF Catalyst Challenge recognizes Owlstone Medical’s Breath Biopsy platform

IPF Catalyst Challenge recognizes Owlstone Medical’s Breath Biopsy platform

New gel offers protection for organs at risk during prostate cancer treatment

New gel offers protection for organs at risk during prostate cancer treatment

Scientists to examine accuracy of new FIT tests for colon cancer detection

Scientists to examine accuracy of new FIT tests for colon cancer detection

Study provides more evidence for link between increased cancer risk and advanced gum disease

Study provides more evidence for link between increased cancer risk and advanced gum disease

Groundbreaking report highlights plan to end bowel cancer

Groundbreaking report highlights plan to end bowel cancer

Researchers discover new promising biomarker for colorectal cancer

Researchers discover new promising biomarker for colorectal cancer

Scientists develop genetically engineered probiotic that targets and kills cancer cells in the gut

Scientists develop genetically engineered probiotic that targets and kills cancer cells in the gut

New report shows little improvement in survival among young adults with cancer

New report shows little improvement in survival among young adults with cancer

Scientists uncover how good bacteria regulate genes

Scientists uncover how good bacteria regulate genes

Identical twins share additional level of molecular similarity

Identical twins share additional level of molecular similarity

Researchers discover genetic mechanism for resistance to immunotherapy drugs

Researchers discover genetic mechanism for resistance to immunotherapy drugs

New method sifts through millions of molecular targets to find precise tumor beacon

New method sifts through millions of molecular targets to find precise tumor beacon

Study identifies biomarker targets to make existing drugs better at combating cancer

Study identifies biomarker targets to make existing drugs better at combating cancer

Higher ‘mutational burden’ of tumors predicts success rate with cancer immunotherapies

Higher ‘mutational burden’ of tumors predicts success rate with cancer immunotherapies

Specific diets may help prevent colorectal cancer in high-risk groups

Specific diets may help prevent colorectal cancer in high-risk groups