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Nitrate in drinking water increases the risk of colorectal cancer, study finds - Science Daily



Nitrate in drinking water increases the risk of colorectal cancer, study finds 
Science Daily
"Each year, approximately 5,000 Danes contract colorectal cancer, which can have many causes. Our study shows that nitrate in drinking water may be one of them. In the study, people who were exposed to the highest concentration of nitrate in drinking ...

 


Sherman woman to be featured in NYC Times Square Colorectal Cancer campaign - KXII-TV



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Sherman woman to be featured in NYC Times Square Colorectal Cancer campaign 
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SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- In just a few days, one Sherman woman will have her face under the bright lights of Times Square, highlighting her win against cancer. Fifty thousand people are estimated to visit Times Square every day. Starting Feb. 28, the ...

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Fighting the good fight against cancer - Northwest Florida Daily News - The Northwest Florida Daily News



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Fighting the good fight against cancer - Northwest Florida Daily News 
The Northwest Florida Daily News
Riley Castro: "There's a reason I went through this. And now I have the chance to help prevent other people from receiving such a morbid diagnosis."

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Top five screenings for better health in 2018 - The Sentinel-Echo



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Top five screenings for better health in 2018 
The Sentinel-Echo
There are multiple tests that are used to screen for prostate cancer. A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test is used to screen for warning signs of prostate cancer. High levels of PSA in the blood could be a sign of prostate cancer. A digital ...
Which adult screening tests are worthwhile? Batesville Herald Tribune

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New treatment offers relief to prostate patients - Idaho Statesman



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New treatment offers relief to prostate patients 
Idaho Statesman
While modern radiation therapy has improved the ability to focus the treatment where it is needed there is still some collateral damage to adjacent normal tissues such as the bladder and rectum. Those normal tissues also absorb some radiation. This can ...

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Ultrasound for rectal cancer staging tied to more chemoradiation - Medical Xpress



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Ultrasound for rectal cancer staging tied to more chemoradiation 
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)?Use of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for rectal cancer (RC) staging is associated with higher use of neoadjuvant chemoradiation but no significant improvement in overall survival, according to a study published Jan. 26 in the Journal of ...

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Ad asks Riley to stop serving hot dogs; hospital says it was planning to anyway - Indianapolis Star



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Ad asks Riley to stop serving hot dogs; hospital says it was planning to anyway 
Indianapolis Star
And while many people associate colon cancer with older adults, a 2017 study found that colon cancer as well as rectal cancer is becoming more common in young adults, she added. ?We're trying to take the more commonly recognized risk and inform people ...

 


San Angelo Man to Appear in National Campaign for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - San Angelo LIVE!



San Angelo Man to Appear in National Campaign for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month 
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Colon and rectal cancers make up the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women combined. Each year there's over 130,000 cases and 50,000 deaths. The disease is preventable with screening, and 90 percent curable in most cases. One in 20 ...

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Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer: What Do We Know? - OncLive



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Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer: What Do We Know? 
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Andrea Cercek, MD: There's a rising interest in early-onset colorectal cancer, and this has to do with the fact that in the United States, as well as worldwide in developing countries, we have noted an increase in incidence in patients under 50. This ...

 


These foods may up your odds for colon cancer - Chicago Tribune



Chicago Tribune
 
These foods may up your odds for colon cancer 
Chicago Tribune
The investigators compared the foods these people ate against the diet of people who didn't develop colon or rectal cancer. People who ate the most inflammatory foods were 37 percent more likely to develop colon cancer and 70 percent more likely to ...

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