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Colorectal Cancer: Colon & Rectal Cancers Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Colorectal category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2017-04-03 - Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Remain Low for Adults with Disabilities - Individuals with certain disabilities are less likely to receive recommended colorectal cancer preventive screenings.
2015-08-10 - Female Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Pregnancy Risks & Treatments - Information regarding colon cancer in women including rectal carcinoma during pregnancy, symptoms and treatment options.
2014-11-06 - Could the Humble Aspirin be the Cure for Colon Cancer - Understanding why NSAIDs, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, lowers risk of developing intestinal polyps, which can turn into colon cancer.
2014-07-20 - Breakthrough in Bowel Cancer Treatment - Researchers have made a significant breakthrough that may benefit patients with bowel cancer.
2014-04-17 - Colonoscopy Recommendations for 1 to 2 Polyps Consistent with Guidelines - Study shows surveillance colonoscopy recommendations for average risk patients with 1 - 2 small polyps detected consistent with guidelines in about 90% of cases.
2014-03-17 - Colon Cancer Rates Rapidly Decreasing in U.S. Seniors - Continuing drops in colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rate show lifesaving potential of colonoscopy exams and colon cancer screening.
2014-03-15 - Colonoscopy: Information and What to Expect - Information on Colonoscopy procedure to see inside the colon and rectum to detect inflamed tissue cancer ulcers and abnormal growths in the bowel.
2011-09-26 - Eating Fruits and vegetables Reduce Specific Types of Colorectal Cancer Risk - Link between fruit and vegetables and cancers in different parts of the bowel proximal colon cancer distal colon cancer and rectal cancer.
2011-09-13 - Alcohol Consumption and Colorectal Cancer - Evidence that alcohol at higher levels of consumption is associated with increase risk of colorectal cancer.
2010-10-16 - Not All Doctors Follow Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines - New study highlights need to address both the overuse and under-use of recommended colorectal cancer screening tests.
2010-09-07 - Multivitamin Use Doesn't Impact Colon Cancer Outcomes - Patients with colon cancer who used multivitamins during and after being treated with post-surgical chemotherapy did not reduce the risk of the cancer.
2010-08-23 - Rectal Cancer Rates Rising in Young Individuals - Rectal cancer rates are increasing across races and in both sexes.
2010-05-08 - Colon Cancer Risks: Soft drinks and Coffee - Coffee and soft drinks have little or no association with colon cancer risk.
2009-12-16 - Heart Drugs Treating Colon Cancer - Drugs used to treat heart failure shows promise for fighting colon cancer.
2009-06-24 - Single Incision Total Colectomy Operation - Single incision total colectomy is an operation in which in the entire colon is removed and small bowel joined to the rectum.
2009-06-02 - Alcohol and Smoking Key Causes for Bowel Cancer - Alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking are important risk factors for bowel cancer.
2009-04-17 - Prostate Cancer Linked to Single Cell - One cell and one initial set of genetic changes is all it takes to begin events that lead to metastatic cancer.
2009-04-13 - Colon Cancer Shuts Down Receptor that Could Shut it Down - A high fiber diet has long been considered good for you and beneficial in staving off colon cancer.
2009-04-02 - Large Intestine Cancer - Large Intestine Cancer forms in the tissues of the colon most colon cancers are adenocarcinomas.
2009-03-19 - Pitt Vaccine to Prevent Colon Cancer - Vaccine might be able to prevent colon cancer in people at high risk for developing colorectal cancer.
2009-03-13 - March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - Learn more about colorectal cancer and how it can be prevented or best treated.
2009-02-12 - New Drug may Prevent Colon Cancer - Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found a drug being tested to treat a range of human cancers significantly inhibited colon cancer.

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