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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.
Metastatic colorectal cancer patients with certain BRAF mutations may respond to anti-EGFR therapy

Metastatic colorectal cancer patients with certain BRAF mutations may respond to anti-EGFR therapy

ECLS trial demonstrates potential of blood test for early lung cancer detection

ECLS trial demonstrates potential of blood test for early lung cancer detection

Cancer disease incidence and severity influenced by gene mutation, tissue location

Cancer disease incidence and severity influenced by gene mutation, tissue location

New liquid biopsy test may be more predictive of patient's immunotherapy response

New liquid biopsy test may be more predictive of patient's immunotherapy response

Gut microbiome could be used to predict individual's risk of bowel cancer

Gut microbiome could be used to predict individual's risk of bowel cancer

New $3.75 million grant to support second phase of Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

New $3.75 million grant to support second phase of Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Offering more testing choices does not boost colorectal cancer screening rates

Offering more testing choices does not boost colorectal cancer screening rates

Genetically altering protein in colon cancer cells may enhance efficacy of chemotherapy

Genetically altering protein in colon cancer cells may enhance efficacy of chemotherapy

Sea snail compound shows potential as new anti-cancer pharmaceutical

Sea snail compound shows potential as new anti-cancer pharmaceutical

NIH announces new round of funding for Research Centers in Minority Institutions

NIH announces new round of funding for Research Centers in Minority Institutions

Sending reminders and text instructions increases rate of colonoscopies

Sending reminders and text instructions increases rate of colonoscopies

Researchers take important step towards preventing cancer metastasis

Researchers take important step towards preventing cancer metastasis

Single course of antibiotics may boost colon cancer risk

Single course of antibiotics may boost colon cancer risk

PCORI approves fund to find best ways to treat conditions that impose high burdens

PCORI approves fund to find best ways to treat conditions that impose high burdens

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Physical activity in adolescence associated with 39% reduction in risk of colorectal adenoma

Physical activity in adolescence associated with 39% reduction in risk of colorectal adenoma

Roswell Park receives more than $15 million in grants for cancer research

Roswell Park receives more than $15 million in grants for cancer research

Study shows potential of crucial signaling pathway as biomarker, therapeutic target for cancer

Study shows potential of crucial signaling pathway as biomarker, therapeutic target for cancer

Younger colorectal cancer patients experience delays in care leading to emergency diagnoses

Younger colorectal cancer patients experience delays in care leading to emergency diagnoses

iTHRIV and community groups partner to address health needs across Virginia

iTHRIV and community groups partner to address health needs across Virginia