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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.
Study finds no link between surveillance intensity and detection of recurrence or survival in CRC patients

Study finds no link between surveillance intensity and detection of recurrence or survival in CRC patients

Researchers to test two-pronged approach in humans to treat advanced colorectal cancer

Researchers to test two-pronged approach in humans to treat advanced colorectal cancer

DNA vaccine shows promise for colorectal cancer

DNA vaccine shows promise for colorectal cancer

Ingesting blue dye tablet during colonoscopy aids in detecting difficult-to-see polyps

Ingesting blue dye tablet during colonoscopy aids in detecting difficult-to-see polyps

Novel IR imaging offers rapid and reliable analysis of cancer tissues

Novel IR imaging offers rapid and reliable analysis of cancer tissues

Scientists discover how unusually long strands of RNA help colon cancer cells avoid death

Scientists discover how unusually long strands of RNA help colon cancer cells avoid death

Combination therapies targeting different cell types may be effective at treating colon cancer

Combination therapies targeting different cell types may be effective at treating colon cancer

Researchers report advances in efforts to improve treatment, prognosis of colorectal cancers

Researchers report advances in efforts to improve treatment, prognosis of colorectal cancers

Preclinical study suggests ARID1a mutations may help predict immunotherapy success

Preclinical study suggests ARID1a mutations may help predict immunotherapy success

Cancer scientists confirm oligometastasis hypothesis

Cancer scientists confirm oligometastasis hypothesis

Walnut consumption impacts gut microbiota and offers many health benefits

Walnut consumption impacts gut microbiota and offers many health benefits

Bayer introduces national Big Colon Tour in 2018 to raise awareness about colorectal cancer

Bayer introduces national Big Colon Tour in 2018 to raise awareness about colorectal cancer

More suspected cancer cases can be identified early within primary care

More suspected cancer cases can be identified early within primary care

Zika virus can be used for treating aggressive human central nervous system tumors, shows study

Zika virus can be used for treating aggressive human central nervous system tumors, shows study

Study explains how colon cancer cells spread to the liver

Study explains how colon cancer cells spread to the liver

Scientists develop tissue-engineered models to better understand cancer metastases

Scientists develop tissue-engineered models to better understand cancer metastases

Future screening is more likely for people with false-positive cancer screening results

Future screening is more likely for people with false-positive cancer screening results

Innovative research could lead to new ways to treat, prevent cancer

Innovative research could lead to new ways to treat, prevent cancer

Low-cost blood test for multiple myeloma can deliver same diagnostic information as bone biopsy

Low-cost blood test for multiple myeloma can deliver same diagnostic information as bone biopsy

New imaging technology to effectively screen for colorectal cancer among young adults

New imaging technology to effectively screen for colorectal cancer among young adults