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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.
Scientists discover how resistance to the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil arises

Scientists discover how resistance to the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil arises

Diet and nutrition influence microbiome in colonic mucosa

Diet and nutrition influence microbiome in colonic mucosa

Study reveals link between inflammatory diet and colorectal cancer risk

Study reveals link between inflammatory diet and colorectal cancer risk

Trends in colonoscopy rates not aligned with increase in early onset colorectal cancer

Trends in colonoscopy rates not aligned with increase in early onset colorectal cancer

New study to ease plight of patients with advanced cancer

New study to ease plight of patients with advanced cancer

New technology could improve surgical outcomes for cancer patients

New technology could improve surgical outcomes for cancer patients

New drug combinations and dosing schedules improve outlook in advanced colon cancer

New drug combinations and dosing schedules improve outlook in advanced colon cancer

Study suggests usefulness of more flexible dose of regorafenib to relieve side-effects in mCRC patients

Study suggests usefulness of more flexible dose of regorafenib to relieve side-effects in mCRC patients

Researchers use artificial intelligence to predict molecular classification of colorectal cancer

Researchers use artificial intelligence to predict molecular classification of colorectal cancer

Adequate consumption of milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic diseases

Adequate consumption of milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic diseases

New computer model simulates the metabolism of cancer cells

New computer model simulates the metabolism of cancer cells

Perspectives on how to communicate to older adults about stopping cancer screening

Perspectives on how to communicate to older adults about stopping cancer screening

Scientists uncover new pathway to make cancers self-destruct

Scientists uncover new pathway to make cancers self-destruct

Wake Forest Baptist Health receives $1.6 million grant to test iPad colon cancer screening app

Wake Forest Baptist Health receives $1.6 million grant to test iPad colon cancer screening app

New study points out simple problem with existing model of cancer

New study points out simple problem with existing model of cancer

Men who eat yogurt twice a week are less likely to develop bowel cancer

Men who eat yogurt twice a week are less likely to develop bowel cancer

Three beagles successfully identify lung cancer by scent, shows study

Three beagles successfully identify lung cancer by scent, shows study

Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers spread to far areas before diagnoses

Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers spread to far areas before diagnoses

Identifying colorectal cancer subtypes in patients could help provide better care

Identifying colorectal cancer subtypes in patients could help provide better care

Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth

Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth