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  • Patients with stage III colon cancer who have undergone surgery and chemotherapy with the goal of cure may have a higher risk of relapsing and dying early if they follow a predominantly "Western" diet of red meat, fatty foods, refined grains, and desserts, according to research led by investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

Tags: ColonCancer

  • Colon cancer patients who eat a diet high in red meat, fatty products, refined grains, and desserts — a so-called "Western" diet — may be increasing their chance of disease relapse and early death, report researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: ColonCancer, Nutrition

  • People with advanced colon cancer who have smoked cigarettes or used other tobacco products for many years may have an increased risk that their colon cancer will return, according to research by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists.

Tags: ColonCancer, Smoking

  • Researchers at Dana-Farber have uncovered a cancer paradox: A family history of colon or rectal cancer doubles one's risk of the disease — but improves the odds of survival should the cancer develop.

Tags: ColonCancer

  • Patients diagnosed with colon cancer who had abundant vitamin D in their blood were less likely to die during a follow-up period than those who were deficient in the vitamin, according to a new study by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: ColonCancer

  • Dana-Farber scientists show a previously unsuspected gene can also influence transcription factors and potentially disable tumor cells.

Tags: ColonCancer, Genetics

  • Research explores why people with surgically removed colorectal cancer who are overweight, physically inactive, and follow a Western-pattern diet may have increased risk of dying from the disease or other causes.

Tags: ColonCancer

  • The vast majority of advanced colon cancer patients in a clinical trial were not concerned about the cost of prescription drugs, according to a study led by Dana-Farber researchers.

Tags: chemotherapy, ColonCancer

  • A combination of chemotherapies for colon cancer decreases recurrence for patients under 70, but not for those who are older, according to Mayo Clinic and Dana-Farber scientists.

Tags: chemotherapy, BasicResearch, ColonCancer

  • An observational study is among the first to show that aspirin can improve survival in colorectal cancer patients who started taking aspirin following diagnosis.

Tags: ColonCancer

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