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 Should colorectal cancer screening start at age 45?Should colorectal cancer screening start at age 45?
 
Colorectal cancer rates among young adults are steadily increasing over the years. The United States Task Force has long recommended that people aged 50 to 75 get screened. Now, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its 2016 recommendation of colorectal screening for people aged 50, down to 45 years old. The five-year earlier screening can save many lives by allowing earlier diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
 
   Mitochondrial DNA mutations reduce death risk in patients with bowel cancerMitochondrial DNA mutations reduce death risk in patients with bowel cancer
 
According to a study, DNA defects in the energy “factories” of a cell increase the chance of survival in patients suffering from bowel cancer.
 
   New AI-driven diagnostics technique could transform treatment for bowel cancerNew AI-driven diagnostics technique could transform treatment for bowel cancer
 
A test which uses artificial intelligence to measure proteins present in some patients with advanced bowel cancer could hold the key to more targeted treatment, according to research published today.
 
 New national screening guidelines on colorectal cancer
 
New national screening guidelines on colorectal cancerMost Americans should get screened for colorectal cancer beginning at age 45 instead of age 50, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which includes UVA Health's Li Li, MD, PhD, MPH.
 
 
 1 in 6 patients with colorectal cancer found to have inherited genetic mutations
 
1 in 6 patients with colorectal cancer found to have inherited genetic mutationsA new Mayo Clinic study bolsters evidence that colorectal cancer is often imprinted in family genes and passed on from one generation to the next.
 
 
 Scientists discover how novel pathogens promote colorectal cancer development
 
Scientists discover how novel pathogens promote colorectal cancer developmentDo BMMFs, the novel infectious agents found in dairy products and bovine sera, play a role in the development of colorectal cancer? Scientists led by Harald zur Hausen detected the pathogens in colorectal cancer patients in close proximity to tumors.
 
 
 Daily intake of two or more sugar-sweetened drinks associated with higher bowel cancer risk
 
Daily intake of two or more sugar-sweetened drinks associated with higher bowel cancer riskDrinking two or more daily sugar-sweetened beverages in adulthood is linked to a doubling in the risk of bowel cancer before the age of 50--at least in women, finds research published online in the journal Gut.