Tag: Colon Cancer

Biomarker, Innovation

Hereditary factors that increase the likelihood of cancer mutations detailed in new study

July 5, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A study of 11,000 cancer patients reveals 42 hereditary genes which predispose individuals to a higher number of mutations that correlate with a greater probability of developing cancer. The research may lead to new personalized prevention and/or early detection strategies […]

Innovation, Research

New bacterium shows promise for treating type 2 diabetes, obesity

June 9, 2021

Via: The Medical News

It all started, when Patrice Cani, FNRS researcher at University of Louvain (UCLouvain), and his team repeatedly observed that a bacterium (called Subdoligranulum) is almost absent in obese and diabetic people, while it is systematically present in healthy people. So, […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Researchers identify new prognostic markers for colon cancer

November 11, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The gut-associated lymphoid tissue represents an integral part of the immune system. Among the powerful players of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue are isolated lymphoid structures (ILSs). Additionally, in the course of cancer, ectopic lymphoid structures (ELSs; also known as tertiary […]

Innovation, Research

Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer

April 19, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

A clinical trial called SUNSHINE has found that large doses of vitamin D could significantly slow down the progression of metastatic colorectal cancer. Dr. Kimmie Ng, director of clinical research at Dana-Farber’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center in Boston, MA, says […]

Innovation, Research

Aspirin shown to prevent the spread of cancer

October 1, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The study was led by Professor Peter Elwood of Cardiff University who, along with his team noted that low-dose aspirin that is useful in patients with heart disease and stroke can play a role in cancer treatment. There have been […]

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Old lab technique helps researchers better understand circular DNA

September 12, 2017

Via: The Medical News

A 50-year-old lab technique is helping researchers better understand circular DNA, a lesser-known and poorly understood cousin of the linear version commonly associated with life’s genetic blueprint. With the aid of a process called density gradient centrifugation, a research team, […]


Like Sugar, Alcohol Increases Your Risk of Cancer

August 10, 2016

Via: Mercola

Nearly one-third of Americans are obese, incurring an estimated annual medical cost of $147 billion. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2014 there was no state with a prevalence of obesity less than 20 […]