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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.
Cancer treatment with alternative medicine can double risk of dying: Study finds

Cancer treatment with alternative medicine can double risk of dying: Study finds

Highly sensitive blood test holds potential for quickly tracking cancer growth and spread

Highly sensitive blood test holds potential for quickly tracking cancer growth and spread

Alternative medicine use instead of proven cancer therapies results in worse survival

Alternative medicine use instead of proven cancer therapies results in worse survival

Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

LSU Health New Orleans receives $15 million CDC grant for cancer control in Louisiana

LSU Health New Orleans receives $15 million CDC grant for cancer control in Louisiana

Colon cancer rates rising among younger white adults — and falling among blacks

Colon cancer rates rising among younger white adults — and falling among blacks

Specific drug regimen taken prior to surgery reduces risk of cancer recurrence, study finds

Specific drug regimen taken prior to surgery reduces risk of cancer recurrence, study finds

Study sheds new light on how anti-cancer agent inhibits tumor growth

Study sheds new light on how anti-cancer agent inhibits tumor growth

Mango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBD

Mango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBD

CCO model significantly improves timeliness of prenatal care

CCO model significantly improves timeliness of prenatal care

Gut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell death

Gut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell death

UA researchers seek to better understand NHE8 protein’s role in GI disorders, colon cancer

UA researchers seek to better understand NHE8 protein’s role in GI disorders, colon cancer

Patient navigator programs at barbershops could improve colorectal cancer screening among black men

Patient navigator programs at barbershops could improve colorectal cancer screening among black men

Overweight or obesity in adolescence may increase colon cancer risk in adulthood

Overweight or obesity in adolescence may increase colon cancer risk in adulthood

Simple financial incentive may improve rate of colonoscopy screenings

Simple financial incentive may improve rate of colonoscopy screenings

Bacterium S. gallolyticus appears to actively promote development of colorectal cancer

Bacterium S. gallolyticus appears to actively promote development of colorectal cancer

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

Cancer metastases may originate from primary tumor without involving lymph system

Cancer metastases may originate from primary tumor without involving lymph system

Surgery may not prolong life in men with early-stage prostate cancer

Surgery may not prolong life in men with early-stage prostate cancer

Study reveals link between coffee and low mortality

Study reveals link between coffee and low mortality