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2014-05-02 16:24:28

SYDNEY, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/--Digestive Diseases Week, Chicago USA: A team of Australian scientists has presented evidence that a new blood test for bowel cancer based on two genes that

Snacks Laden With Sugar Linked To Colorectal Cancer Risks
2013-07-16 14:27:44

Cookies, candies, soft drinks and other sugary foods can increase a person's risk of developing bowel cancer, according to new research appearing in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention.

2012-08-10 02:44:26

High levels of iron could raise the risk of bowel cancer by switching on a key pathway in people with faults in a critical anti-cancer gene.

Trials Will Test Curry’s Effect On Bowel Cancer Patients
2012-05-08 08:28:05

A new study from the United Kingdom is putting curry to the test, picking it apart to see if an extract of the spice plays a significant role in the treatment of patients with advanced bowel cancer.

2012-04-26 13:46:59

Consumption of resistant starch leads to positive changes in the bowel and could protect against genetic damage implicated in bowel cancer.

2011-12-14 14:37:31

A simple online calculator could offer family GPs a powerful new tool in tackling two of the most deadly forms of cancer, say researchers.

Researchers Claim Aspirin Reduces Risk Of Colon Cancer
2011-10-28 09:04:49

New research from the British universities Newcastle and Leeds suggest that taking two aspirin a day for two years reduces the long-term risk of hereditary colon cancer by as much as 60 percent.

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2011-05-23 15:00:00

World Cancer Research Fund advises people to limit their consumption of beef, pork and lamb, as well as avoid processed meat.

2011-03-08 15:55:07

Bowel cancer patients whose tumors contain defects in specific DNA repair systems are much less likely to experience tumor recurrence post surgery, results from a major clinical study have demonstrated.

2011-03-08 12:44:33

High levels of "good" (high density lipoprotein) HDL cholesterol seem to cut the risk of bowel cancer.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.