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32-year-old woman dies from bowel cancer after doctor told her she was 'too young' to have it - The Independent



The Independent
 
32-year-old woman dies from bowel cancer after doctor told her she was 'too young' to have it 
The Independent
But when she went to see a doctor about her symptoms, the GP told her she was ?too young? for bowel cancer - Yarran was diagnosed with IBS instead. Yarran went to see another doctor who decided she must be coeliac, even though neither one had performed ...

 


'Colon Cancer Chick' brings son to Huntsville Space Center - AL.com



AL.com
 
'Colon Cancer Chick' brings son to Huntsville Space Center 
AL.com
Battling cancer is not just about the patient. Debord has two children, and watching their mother go through her battle takes guts that kids shouldn't have to have. It also gives the parent a sense of urgency to experience as many things as possible ...

 


Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too - New York Times



New York Times
 
Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too 
New York Times
Oral contraceptives appear to reduce the incidence of some less common reproductive cancers, like endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer, which is often detected at an advanced stage, when it is hard to treat. There is some evidence that birth control ...
Study confirms higher breast cancer risk with hormone-based contraception Brinkwire (press release)

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Fujifilm, Fight Colorectal Cancer partner to support 'One Million Strong' - Healio



Fujifilm, Fight Colorectal Cancer partner to support 'One Million Strong' 
Healio
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. - Endoscopy has partnered with Fight Colorectal Cancer to support ?One Million Strong,? a national movement that raises awareness of more than one million colorectal cancer survivors living in the United States ...

 


Venook on Treatment Recommendations in Colorectal Cancer Patients - Targeted Oncology



Targeted Oncology
 
Venook on Treatment Recommendations in Colorectal Cancer Patients 
Targeted Oncology
A chest, abdominal, and pelvic CT scan showed a probable mass in the sigmoid colon and no metastases. His CEA was 6.7 ng/mL. A biopsy performed during colonoscopy showed poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. He underwent a sigmoid colectomy, which ...

 


Microbiome: Fusobacterium persistence in colorectal cancer - Nature.com



Microbiome: Fusobacterium persistence in colorectal cancer 
Nature.com
Several studies have found that fusobacteria are enriched in human colorectal cancers. To investigate their role in human colorectal cancers, a recent study analysed the microbiome of patient colorectal tissue and metastatic tumours and observed that ...

 


Colorectal Cancer-Associated Microbes Persist in Metastases, Suggest New Treatments - GenomeWeb



Colorectal Cancer-Associated Microbes Persist in Metastases, Suggest New Treatments 
GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ? Bacteria sometimes found in association with colorectal cancer (CRC) tissue often turn up at CRC metastases in other parts of the body, new research suggests, and may be beneficial to tumor growth or progression. In addition ...

 


Safety Net Hospitals: Are the Uninsured Getting Good Quality Cancer Care? - Newswise (press release)



Safety Net Hospitals: Are the Uninsured Getting Good Quality Cancer Care? 
Newswise (press release)
Newswise ? You have no insurance, and you are diagnosed with a colon and rectal cancer. You may be one of the thousands of patients in the United States who find themselves being taken care of at a ?safety net hospital.? These are hospitals that are ...

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Role of Immunotherapy Being Defined in Colorectal Cancer - OncLive



OncLive
 
Role of Immunotherapy Being Defined in Colorectal Cancer 
OncLive
The first-line setting for patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) has a handful of options; however, there are additional regimens that could show promise if moved upfront, explains A. David McCollum, MD. For example, following the August 2017 FDA ...

 


Examining Immunotherapy's Role in Colorectal Cancer - Curetoday.com



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Examining Immunotherapy's Role in Colorectal Cancer 
Curetoday.com
?The very exciting field of checkpoint inhibitors is still evolving, and we are trying to understand where they fit in the world of CRC therapy,? said McCollum, a hematologist and medical oncologist at Texas Oncology. BY Danielle Bucco. PUBLISHED ...