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News tagged ‘ColonCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Charles Fuchs led a study published in Nature Genetics that identified in about 20 percent of colorectal and endometrial cancers, a genetic mutation that had been overlooked in recent large, comprehensive gene searches.

     

Tags: ColonCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Robert Mayer was part of a tweet chat hosted by ABC News’ chief medical correspondent Dr. Richard Besser to raise awareness about the prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer.

Tags: ColonCancer, Prevention

  • A study co-authored by Dr. Shuji Ogino shows getting a regular colonoscopy was linked to a 68 percent reduction in risk for colon cancer.

Tags: BasicResearch, ColonCancer

  • In an editorial, Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt talks about the relationship between red meat and cancer outcomes in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Tags: BasicResearch, ColonCancer, Nutrition

  • Dr. Gabriel Brooks commented on a new study showing Medicare spending for patients with advanced cancer is not linked to differences in survival.

Tags: BreastCancer, ColonCancer, LungCancer, PancreaticCancer, ProstateCancer, Survivorship

  • A study by Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt and colleagues analyzed food intake among colon cancer patients. Results published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute show recurrence or progression of colon cancer is affected by daily dietary choices.

Tags: ColonCancer

  • Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt and Dana-Farber patient Debbie Whitmore talk about Colon cancer.

Tags: ColonCancer, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. Pasi Jänne and colleagues found that more than half of lung and colon cancer patients may benefit from high-speed tests that detect DNA flaws doctors can target with existing medicines.

Tags: ColonCancer, Genomics, LungCancer

  • A study led by Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt shows that late-stage colon cancer patients face a higher risk of cancer recurrence or death if they consume a diet rich in carbohydrates.

Tags: BasicResearch, ColonCancer, Nutrition

  • New research, led by Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt, suggests that late-stage colon cancer patients face a higher risk of cancer recurrence or death if they consume a diet rich in carbohydrates.

Tags: BasicResearch, ColonCancer, Nutrition

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