Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients
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  August 9, 2017  
  Bowel Cancer  
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 Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patientsGenetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients
 
Early-stage colon cancer patients could benefit in the future from specific genetic tests that forecast their prognosis and help them make the right decision regarding chemotherapy.
 
 
 UA researchers seek to better understand NHE8 protein’s role in GI disorders, colon cancerUA researchers seek to better understand NHE8 protein’s role in GI disorders, colon cancer
 
About 1.6 million Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which encompasses several painful and complex disorders that include Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
 
   Researchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancerResearchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancer
 
In preclinical experiments, researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center have uncovered a new way in which colon cancer develops, as well as a potential "silver bullet" for preventing and treating it.
 
   Gut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell deathGut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell death
 
Researchers at Michigan Medicine and in China showed that a type of bacterium is associated with the recurrence of colorectal cancer and poor outcomes.
 
   Mango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBDMango intake exerts beneficial effects in progression and severity of IBD
 
Initial results of a study by researchers in the department of nutrition and food science at Texas A&M University in College Station show mango consumption has a positive impact on people with inflammatory bowel disease.
 
 Colon cancer rates rising among younger white adults — and falling among blacks
 
When Crawford Clay discovered blood on his shorts at the end a routine run in the spring of 2014, he did not know the stains were a symptom of a condition that also afflicted his family.
 
 
 Study sheds new light on how anti-cancer agent inhibits tumor growth
 
Study sheds new light on how anti-cancer agent inhibits tumor growthResearchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have published a study in Nature Communications shedding new light on how K-80003 (TX803), an anti-cancer agent discovered at the Institute, prevents activation of the PI3K pathway, resulting in inhibition of cancer cell growth.
 
 
 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 findsMost cancer-related deaths are the result of post-surgical metastatic recurrence. In metastasis, cells of primary tumors travel to other parts of the body, where they often proliferate into inoperable, ultimately fatal growths.