Health

Women who eat fish have lower colon polyp risk

(Medical Xpress) -- Women who eat at least three servings of fish per week have a reduced risk of developing some types of colon polyps according to a new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators.

Oncology & Cancer

Fewer die from colorectal cancer

Patients with intestinal polyps have a lower risk of dying from cancer than previously thought, according to Norwegian researchers.

Diabetes

Middle-aged diabetics may need earlier colon checks

(HealthDay) -- Researchers who say they've linked type 2 diabetes with earlier development of precancerous colon lesions recommend people with the blood sugar disorder start colorectal screenings at a younger age than others.

Oncology & Cancer

Research offers insight into cellular biology of colorectal cancer

A study recently published in the journal Carcinogenesis by researchers at the University of Kansas shows a new role for the protein adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) in suppressing colorectal cancer—the second-leading cause ...

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