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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.
Honey from strawberry trees stops cell proliferation in colon cancer lines

Honey from strawberry trees stops cell proliferation in colon cancer lines

Certain cancer drugs induce stem cell plasticity in colorectal cancer

Certain cancer drugs induce stem cell plasticity in colorectal cancer

Lifestyle risk factors account for 27% of all cancer cases in Brazil

Lifestyle risk factors account for 27% of all cancer cases in Brazil

Nanoparticles present in many food items affect gut microbiota, study shows

Nanoparticles present in many food items affect gut microbiota, study shows

Whole grain cereals can provide health benefits by altering intestinal serotonin production

Whole grain cereals can provide health benefits by altering intestinal serotonin production

Timing of primary care visits associated with likelihood of physician ordering cancer screenings

Timing of primary care visits associated with likelihood of physician ordering cancer screenings

Study finds a downward trend in cancer screening when patients see doctors later in the day

Study finds a downward trend in cancer screening when patients see doctors later in the day

Why you should include natural sources of fiber in your diet

Why you should include natural sources of fiber in your diet

Study: Type 2 diabetes linked to elevated risk of several cancers

Study: Type 2 diabetes linked to elevated risk of several cancers

Statin use before or after colorectal cancer diagnosis linked with lower risk of premature death

Statin use before or after colorectal cancer diagnosis linked with lower risk of premature death

Fitness may affect risk and mortality rates of lung and colorectal cancer

Fitness may affect risk and mortality rates of lung and colorectal cancer

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Biomarker may help predict first treatment option for metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Biomarker may help predict first treatment option for metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Combination of radiotherapy and anti-hormone treatment can prevent recurrence of hormone-driven breast cancer

Combination of radiotherapy and anti-hormone treatment can prevent recurrence of hormone-driven breast cancer

Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet

Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet

New study finds that previously described differences among endoscopists are not true

New study finds that previously described differences among endoscopists are not true

U.K. guidelines for tests drastically differ from those in the U.S, reports Sah

U.K. guidelines for tests drastically differ from those in the U.S, reports Sah

Gut microbiome signatures in colorectal cancer transcend culture and diet

Gut microbiome signatures in colorectal cancer transcend culture and diet

Patent-pending probiotic could help patients with gastrointestinal diseases avoid harmful biofilms

Patent-pending probiotic could help patients with gastrointestinal diseases avoid harmful biofilms

Gene levels could be good indicator of prognosis in colorectal cancer patients

Gene levels could be good indicator of prognosis in colorectal cancer patients