News tagged with chronic inflammatory disease

Blood test for inflammation may be sign of colon cancer

A blood test used to determine the level of inflammation in the body may offer some help in assessing colon cancer risk, according to results of a study to be presented by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Gong Yang, M.D., ...

dateApr 19, 2010 in Cancer
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The heritability of Crohn's disease better understood

A University of Liege GIGA-Research Unit team has discovered new particular genetic mutations which influence hereditary predisposition to Crohn's disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the bowel. The rare variants discovered ...

dateDec 17, 2010 in Genetics
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Study shows how inflammation can lead to cancer

A new study shows how inflammation can help cause cancer. Chronic inflammation due to infection or to conditions such as chronic inflammatory bowel disease is associated with up to 25 percent of all cancers.

dateApr 19, 2011 in Cancer
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