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Colorectal Cancer: Colon and Rectal Cancers Document List

Summary: Our library below features 23 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Colorectal Cancers category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Colorectal Cancers RSS feed.

Colorectal Cancers Publications

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Remain Low for Adults with Disabilities
Individuals with certain disabilities are less likely to receive recommended colorectal cancer preventive screenings.
Publish Date: 2017-04-03

Left or Right Primary Tumor Location Predicts Colon Cancer Survival Rate
Patients with colorectal cancer whose primary tumor is situated on the left side of the colon survive significantly longer than patients whose cancer starts on the right side.
Publish Date: 2016-06-08 - Updated: 2020-05-17

Female Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Pregnancy Risks, Treatment
Information regarding colon cancer in women including rectal carcinoma during pregnancy, symptoms and treatment options.
Publish Date: 2015-08-10 - Updated: 2020-12-25

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.
Publish Date: 2014-11-06

Breakthrough in Bowel Cancer Treatment
Researchers have made a significant breakthrough that may benefit patients with bowel cancer.
Publish Date: 2014-07-20

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.
Publish Date: 2014-04-17 - Updated: 2017-04-04

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.
Publish Date: 2014-03-17 - Updated: 2015-01-20

Colonoscopy: Information and What to Expect
Information on Colonoscopy, a medical procedure to see inside the colon and rectum to detect inflamed tissue, cancer ulcers, and abnormal growths in the bowel.
Publish Date: 2014-03-15 - Updated: 2019-04-28

Fruits and Vegetables Reduce Some Types of Colorectal Cancer Risk
Link between fruit, vegetables, and cancers in different parts of the bowel proximal colon cancer, distal colon cancer, and rectal cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-09-26 - Updated: 2022-07-12

Alcohol Consumption and Colorectal Cancer
Evidence that alcohol at higher levels of consumption is associated with increase risk of colorectal cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-09-13 - Updated: 2014-04-17

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.
Publish Date: 2010-10-16

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.
Publish Date: 2010-09-07

Rectal Cancer Rates Rising in Young Individuals
Rectal cancer rates are increasing across races and in both sexes.
Publish Date: 2010-08-23

Colon Cancer Risks: Soft drinks and Coffee
Coffee and soft drinks have little or no association with colon cancer risk.
Publish Date: 2010-05-08 - Updated: 2014-04-17

Heart Drugs Treating Colon Cancer
Drugs used to treat heart failure shows promise for fighting colon cancer.
Publish Date: 2009-12-16

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.
Publish Date: 2009-06-24 - Updated: 2010-10-16

Alcohol and Smoking Key Causes for Bowel Cancer
Alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking are important risk factors for bowel cancer.
Publish Date: 2009-06-02 - Updated: 2014-03-17

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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-17 - Updated: 2014-03-17

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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-13

Large Intestine Cancer: Facts and Information
Large Intestine Cancer forms in the tissues of the colon most colon cancers are adenocarcinomas.
Publish Date: 2009-04-02 - Updated: 2023-01-29

Pitt Vaccine to Prevent Colon Cancer
Vaccine might be able to prevent colon cancer in people at high risk for developing colorectal cancer.
Publish Date: 2009-03-19

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Learn about colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) and how it can be prevented or treated.
Publish Date: 2009-03-13 - Updated: 2019-04-25

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.
Publish Date: 2009-02-12 - Updated: 2010-10-16

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