What if a key factor ultimately behind a cancer was not a genetic defect but ecological?
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
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, according to a study published in Cell Reports today.
Cancer Aug 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Bowel cancer patients whose disease was found through screening have a better chance of beating their disease than those diagnosed after developing symptoms, new research shows today.
Cancer Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Inflammatory bowel disease is caused by chronic inflammation , which leads to damage of the intestinal epithelium.
Inflammatory disorders Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A University of Illinois study shows that dietary fiber promotes a shift in the gut toward different types of beneficial bacteria. And the microbes that live in the gut, scientists now believe, can support a healthy gastrointestinal ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Patients who attend bowel screening are more likely to be diagnosed with bowel cancer at an early stage - when there is a better chance of survival - than those who wait until they have symptoms of the ...
Cancer Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas are 24 per cent more likely to die within five years of treatment than their more affluent neighbours and this difference appears to be a result ...
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Aspirin kills cancer cells by controlling two key processes that influence energy use in cells and could explain how aspirin can prevent bowel cancer. The research is published in this ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have shown for the first time that one of the sex chromosomes is involved in the development of a cancer that can afflict both genders, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Compounds found in curry are being investigated as a way of improving drug response in patients with advanced bowel cancer in a new study launched today (Monday).
Cancer May 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Michigan State University have shown a prebiotic may help the body's own natural killer cells fight bacterial infection and reduce inflammation, greatly decreasing the risk of colon cancer.
Medications May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Poorer quality of life for gay men and minorities after prostate cancer treatment: What are we missing?
To improve the quality of life in gay men and minorities treated for prostate cancer, a greater awareness of ethnic and sexual preference-related factors is needed to help men choose a more-suitable treatment plan, researchers ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Consumption of resistant starch leads to positive changes in the bowel and could protect against genetic damage implicated in bowel cancer.
Cancer Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research findings show how it may be possible to render cancer tumours harmless without affecting the other cells and tissues in the body. The findings apply to cancers including breast, lung and bowel cancer. The study ...
Cancer Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Almost 10 per cent of bowel cancer patients die within a month of being diagnosed according to new analysis by the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN), published today.
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