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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: What you need to know - Cherry Hill Courier Post



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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: What you need to know 
Cherry Hill Courier Post
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The good news is, in the last decade there has been unprecedented progress in reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death rates in the U.S. The incidence in both men and women has been decreasing annually ...

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Phase 2/3 Study of Chemoradiation vs Chemotherapy Alone for Advanced Rectal Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor



Cancer Therapy Advisor
 
Phase 2/3 Study of Chemoradiation vs Chemotherapy Alone for Advanced Rectal Cancer 
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Description: For this open-label phase 2/3 study (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01515787), investigators are comparing the efficacy of 5-FU or capecitabine plus radiation (5FUCMT) with that of 5-FU, oxaliplatin, plus leucovorin (FOLFOX) in patients ...

 


Mid-chemo MRI could predict early response to treatment in rectal cancer patients - Radiology Business



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Mid-chemo MRI could predict early response to treatment in rectal cancer patients 
Radiology Business
Additional MR imaging performed during chemoradiation therapy could be an early predictor of a rectal cancer patient's pathological response to treatment, according to research out of San Raffaele Hospital in Milan. MRI has long been a diagnostic tool ...

 


Nitrate in drinking water increases the risk of colorectal cancer, study finds - Science Daily



Nitrate in drinking water increases the risk of colorectal cancer, study finds 
Science Daily
"Each year, approximately 5,000 Danes contract colorectal cancer, which can have many causes. Our study shows that nitrate in drinking water may be one of them. In the study, people who were exposed to the highest concentration of nitrate in drinking ...

 


DR. SAMADI: The Top 5 deadliest cancers that men face - New York Daily News



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DR. SAMADI: The Top 5 deadliest cancers that men face 
New York Daily News
The leading cause of cancer death in men is lung cancer. Lung cancer in men causes more deaths than the next three leading causes combined ? prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, and pancreatic cancer. The American Cancer Society is predicting that in ...
Prostate cancer symptoms? How to test for Stephen Fry's condition and treatment to expect Express.co.uk
Stephen Fry's Prostate Cancer News Makes Clear What All Gay Men Should Do Towleroad
'Gosford Park' Star Stephen Fry Reveals His Battle With Cancer Deadline
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Sherman woman to be featured in NYC Times Square Colorectal ... - KXII-TV



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Sherman woman to be featured in NYC Times Square Colorectal ... 
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SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- In just a few days, one Sherman woman will have her face under the bright lights of Times Square, highlighting her win against cancer. Fifty thousand people are estimated to visit Times Square every day. Starting Feb. 28, the ...

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Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer: What Do We Know? - OncLive



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Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer: What Do We Know? 
OncLive
Andrea Cercek, MD: There's a rising interest in early-onset colorectal cancer, and this has to do with the fact that in the United States, as well as worldwide in developing countries, we have noted an increase in incidence in patients under 50. This ...

 


Colon cancer risk linked to nitrate in drinking water, even at 'safe' levels - Healio



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Colon cancer risk linked to nitrate in drinking water, even at 'safe' levels 
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A large epidemiological study published in the International Journal of Cancer reported that nitrate in drinking water, even at low levels, correlated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer. These findings confirmed long-held suspicions that long ...

 


Fighting the good fight against cancer - Northwest Florida Daily News - The Northwest Florida Daily News



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Fighting the good fight against cancer - Northwest Florida Daily News 
The Northwest Florida Daily News
Riley Castro: "There's a reason I went through this. And now I have the chance to help prevent other people from receiving such a morbid diagnosis."

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Ultrasound for rectal cancer staging tied to more chemoradiation - Medical Xpress



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Ultrasound for rectal cancer staging tied to more chemoradiation 
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)?Use of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for rectal cancer (RC) staging is associated with higher use of neoadjuvant chemoradiation but no significant improvement in overall survival, according to a study published Jan. 26 in the Journal of ...

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