bacteria

Low Gut Bacteria Tied To Increased Risk Of Colon Cancer

By | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 19:12

Low diversity in gut microbes could be indicative of early colorectal tumor growth.

lab

Earlier, Less Invasive Colon Cancer Detection On The Way

By | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 19:57

A newly discovered set of gene variations may help oncologists detect colorectal cancer before it is too late.

hospital

Why 10% Of Colon Cancers Go Unnoticed

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 18:40

A survey of 127,000 people have found that current screening guidelines may miss up to 10 percent of all colon cancers.

Doctor and patient

Why Cancer Screenings And Heart Checkups Are A Must For Men's Health

By | Mon, 06/10/2013 - 16:52

As Father's day fast approaches, why not give what means most? Discuss with your dad the health screenings that keep him safe and well.

Avastin

Cancer Drug Avastin May Increase Risk For Necrotizing Fasciitis

By | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:33

Roche's cancer drug Avastin has been linked to 52 cases of flesh-eating disease.

Fast Food

Popular Snacks May Up the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

By | Tue, 12/18/2012 - 12:41

People who are at high risk of developing colorectal cancer due to genetic factors need to stay away from snacks.

Emory University researcher Dana Allen blows into a device that traps specific compounds found in breath. The compounds are then examined to confirm the presence or absence of cancer.

Revolutionary Breath Test May Diagnose Cancer

By | Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:03

Researchers have devised a test that is able to diagnose colorectal cancer just using a person's breath.

aspirin

Aspirin Use Can Prolong Lives of People Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer

By | Thu, 10/25/2012 - 10:21

Aspirin can help extend lives of people who have colorectal cancer, but only of those who have a certain genetic mutation in their tumor