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News tag: Colorectal cancer


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Plant-rich diets significantly reduce risk of cancer


9 Mar, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A diet rich in plant may lower the risk of colorectal cancers, especially if it includes seafood and fish, new study finds. Previous research established that vegetarians have a lower risk of certain cancers, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity. A recent study shows the health benefits of…

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Excessive waistline increase risk of several cancer types


2 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An excess body weight has been linked to increased risk of diabetes, but a recent research unveiled the growing waistline also increases the risk of colorectal cancer by up to 15 percent. Authors of the research emphasize that maintaining a healthy weight, eating a diet rich in vegetables and fruit,…

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Colorectal cancer occurs frequently in young adults


23 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence in adults aged between 20-39 years had increased during the past 20-30 years, even though the overall occurrence of the condition has declined steadily among the U.S. population. The finding is an extensive analysis of how CRC incidence varies based on race and gender, and differences…

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Colon cancer risk on the rise among U.S. young adults


6 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Incidence of colon cancer in young adults is on the rise, despite condition’s steady decline among older people, a new study found. Christina Bailey in the department of surgical oncology of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center examined data collected from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) between 1975…

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Seaweeds eradicate colorectal and breast cancers


25 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
New research conducted by a team of Korean scientists shows the beneficial impact of seaweed in slowing down cancer development. The study indicates seaweeds are biologically active, rich in therapeutic compounds, helping the human organism fight against breast and colon cancers. The review’s authors focus on three types of marine…

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Predicting colon cancer with 92% new innovative test


27 Aug, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A new home test for colon cancer reveals whether a person suffers from the disease with 92% accuracy. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the new test recently. Doctors encourage the use of the test, called Cologuard and produced by Exact Science Corp. Since many people dislike colonoscopy, the traditional and…