Latest Colon Cancer Stories

2013-09-30 15:46:48

Researchers believe they have discovered how aspirin improves survival in patients diagnosed with colon cancer, the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013) heard today (Monday). Although previous research has shown that taking low dose aspirin after being diagnosed with colon cancer improves patient outcome, the reasons why this happens remain unknown. The new research has shown that aspirin improves outcome in patients whose tumor cells express a specific protein on their surface; the...

2013-08-30 23:19:10

The physicians at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://colon92010.com) have added a new section to their website to help assist their patients in understanding a number of colorectal diseases. The section is focused on patient education specific to the diseases of colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, and inflammatory bowel disease. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The colorectal surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates...

Colon Cancer Thrives On Rotten Egg Gas
2013-07-09 05:22:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hydrogen sulfide, the foul-smelling gas produced by rotten eggs, plays a key role in colon cancer metabolism and is a potential target for new treatments for the disease, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) have discovered. In a paper appearing in this week's online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the UTMB researchers describe how their cell-culture and mouse...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.