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Can a cholesterol drug prevent colon cancer?

Thomas Jefferson University has started recruiting patients for a new National Cancer Institute (NCI)-sponsored clinical trial to test whether the cholesterol-reducing drug rosuvastatin is effective in the prevention of recurrent ...

Mar 22, 2011
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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. ...

Oct 22, 2010
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Protecting embryos against microbes

Headed by the Kiel zoologist Professor Thomas Bosch, a team of scientists from Germany and Russia succeeded in deciphering the mechanisms, for the first time, with which embryos of the freshwater polyp Hydra ...

Oct 04, 2010
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Knowing Risk Factors Can Prevent Colon Cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Colorectal cancer is the third biggest cancer killer in the United States, killing an estimated 50,000 people every year, according to the American Caner Society.

Jul 13, 2010
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Bacteria as a predicter of colorectal cancer

Recent findings suggest that bacteria residing in the the human intestinal tract may be associated with an individual's risk of developing colon cancer. Scientists from the University of Florida present their research today ...

May 25, 2010
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