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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 reveals new way to target HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer

Study reveals new way to target HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer

CWRU receives NIH grant to learn how non-coding genes contribute to spread of colorectal cancer

CWRU receives NIH grant to learn how non-coding genes contribute to spread of colorectal cancer

UK and European research collaborations receive vote of confidence by three major cancer charities

UK and European research collaborations receive vote of confidence by three major cancer charities

Case Western Reserve professor wins $2 million grant to study colorectal cancer

Case Western Reserve professor wins $2 million grant to study colorectal cancer

Is ‘precision medicine’ the answer to cancer? Not precisely.

Is ‘precision medicine’ the answer to cancer? Not precisely.

Scientists gain better understanding of tumor initiation and metastasis in colon cancer patients

Scientists gain better understanding of tumor initiation and metastasis in colon cancer patients

Innovative robotic system helps in removing large colorectal lesions without surgery

Innovative robotic system helps in removing large colorectal lesions without surgery

‘Chromosomal catastrophes’ found to occur along evolutionary timeline of bowel cancer

‘Chromosomal catastrophes’ found to occur along evolutionary timeline of bowel cancer

Link discovered between tumor genome changes and mortality risk across cancer types

Link discovered between tumor genome changes and mortality risk across cancer types

New model could predict personalized waiting time for progression in colorectal cancer

New model could predict personalized waiting time for progression in colorectal cancer

TTUHSC El Paso's colorectal cancer initiative catches the eye of National Cancer Institute

TTUHSC El Paso's colorectal cancer initiative catches the eye of National Cancer Institute

Strawberries could mitigate colonic inflammation

Strawberries could mitigate colonic inflammation

Ablating the mutant p53 gene in mice with colorectal cancer inhibits tumor growth

Ablating the mutant p53 gene in mice with colorectal cancer inhibits tumor growth

Innovative program by community health centers increases colorectal cancer screening

Innovative program by community health centers increases colorectal cancer screening

Researchers identify new regulator in breast cancer cells

Researchers identify new regulator in breast cancer cells

Researchers discover key piece for slowing colorectal cancer subtype

Researchers discover key piece for slowing colorectal cancer subtype

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

CellMax Life receives six U.S. patents for early cancer detection blood test

CellMax Life receives six U.S. patents for early cancer detection blood test

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Patients with colon cancers on the right side have worse survival rates than those with left-sided tumors

Patients with colon cancers on the right side have worse survival rates than those with left-sided tumors