News tagged with colon cancer

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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A real-time diagnosis for a treatable cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer, America's third leading type of cancer, is also one of the most preventable. One-third of all colorectal cancer deaths could be avoided by simple screening, they ...

dateJun 09, 2009 in Cancer
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Low-dose aspirin slashes colon cancer risk - study

Low doses of aspirin, taken daily and over the long term, cut cases of colorectal cancer by a quarter and the death toll from this disease by a third, according to a study published online on Friday by The Lancet.

dateOct 22, 2010 in Cancer
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