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Molecule prevents effect of chemotherapy

Annually about 2000 Danish patients with colorectal cancer are treated with chemotherapy. Today, a range of different chemotherapeutic regimens are available. However, deciding which regimen to use is not easy. Unfortunately, ...

Aug 16, 2016
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How mouth microbes may worsen colorectal cancer

Bacteria commonly found in the mouth have been recently shown to worsen colorectal cancer in animals, but it has not been clear how these microbes make their way to the gut in the first place. A study published August 10 ...

Aug 10, 2016
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Using metabolomics to prevent colon cancer

When Haili Wang first began work on her Master's degree eight years ago at the University of Alberta, she had little idea where it would take her. Today the discovery science she pursued in 2008 has opened the door to an ...

Jul 25, 2016
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A new way of looking at cancer

Clusters of circulating cells commonly found in the blood of cancer patients have long been the subject of research on cancer. These clusters have been regarded for more than 50 years as malignant cells that have broken off ...

Jul 11, 2016
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3-D virtual reality colonoscopy

At UCSF's 3-D Imaging Lab, radiologist Judy Yee, MD, pulls up an image that looks more like a birthday party balloon animal than a patient's colon: a vibrant, color-segmented tube, torqued and twisted in on itself.

Jul 06, 2016
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