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News tag: colon cancer


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Obesity’s link to colon cancer


25 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Being overweight has been associated with health issues such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and an elevated risk of diabetes or heart disease, but a new condition joins the list: colon cancer, new research suggests. Most of the time, when we think of obesity, we see the immediate body…

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Bowel cancer research identifies protein that helps weight loss


5 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The fight against bowel cancer revealed a potentially effective weapon against obesity, new research found. People suffering from bowel cancer have an over-expressed protein, which is also linked to fat-burning ability. Postdoctoral fellow Mercedes Davalos from Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute said the research team involved in bowel cancer made…

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Vitamin D linked to increased colon cancer survival


13 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Patients with advanced colon cancer that have a higher level of vitamin D appear to improve response to chemotherapy and targeted anti-cancer drugs, researchers say. "We found that patients who had vitamin D levels at the highest category had improved survival and improved progression-free survival, compared with patients in the…