Oncology & Cancer

Predicting colorectal cancer risk among average risk persons

Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine research scientists have developed and tested one of the first U.S.-based models to predict personal risk for advanced precancerous polyps and colon cancer in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Reducing colorectal cancer disparities among African American men

Out of any other racial group, African American men have the lowest five-year survival rate for colorectal cancer (CRC). A major factor contributing to this dire situation is low adherence to recommended early detection screening, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breaking down colorectal cancer

Cancer of the rectum and colon often are referred to together as colorectal cancer, but treatments can be different.

Oncology & Cancer

Creating a roadmap to reducing colorectal cancer deaths

Fewer people would die of colorectal cancer if health care providers adopted a new model of screening that combines better risk assessment, more options for noninvasive testing and more targeted referrals for colonoscopy.

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