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Doctors say too many men are putting off getting health exams
  • 22 June 2017
  • Men's Health
  • Men engage in more risk factors that lead to poor health, yet regularly avoid either having a primary.........
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Grape-based compounds kill colon cancer stem cells in mice
  • 21 June 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Compounds from grapes may kill colon cancer stem cells both in a petri dish and in mice, according.........
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Much shorter chemo works for many colon cancer patients, study says
  • 15 June 2017
  • Oncology
  • Many colon cancer patients can cut their chemotherapy regimen in half, improving their quality of life and reducing their.........
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Press Release - Launch of the Patient Survey
  • 15 June 2017
  • Recent Events
  • Identifying the Unmet Needs of Patients with Colorectal Cancer

    www.europacolon.com/survey

    The survey has been launched in 12 languages across.........
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SUNSHINE: Vitamin D Slows Colon Cancer Progression
  • 08 June 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • In recent years, observational data have shown that higher plasma levels of vitamin D are associated with improved.........
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Improving Outcomes in Patients with CRC: The Role of Patient Reported Outcomes - An ESDO Report
  • 06 June 2017
  • Clinical Education
  • Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers worldwide and nearly half of patients will develop.........
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Raising age limit for routine genetic testing in colorectal cancer could identify more cases of Lynch syndrome
  • 06 June 2017
  • Genetics
  • Raising the age limit for routine genetic testing in colorectal cancer could identify more cases of families affected.........
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Tumor Mutation Load Higher in Younger Patients With Colon Cancer
  • 31 May 2017
  • Research
  • Younger patients with colon cancer have 3 times as many tumor mutations than older patients with the disease..........
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Overweight boys have higher colon cancer risk as adults
  • 25 May 2017
  • Men's Health
  • Being overweight as a baby increases the risk of being overweight as a child, which in turn increases.........
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Merck's (MRK) Keytruda Gets FDA Nod for Solid Tumor Cancers
  • 25 May 2017
  • Research
  • Merck & Co., Inc. MRK announced that its anti-PD-1 therapy, Keytruda, has received accelerated approval for the treatment.........
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14TH ESO Colorectal Cancer Observatory
  • 25 May 2017
  • Other Organisations
  • ESO Observatory in Barcelona on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 from 19:00 to 20:30 hours in Room 116 (Level.........
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The secret to combating pancreatic cancer may lie in suppression of a common protein
  • 24 May 2017
  • Research
  • New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) shows new promise.........
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Israeli drug achieves dramatic results with lung, colon cancer
  • 23 May 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • In recent months, the department of molecular biology in the Integrated Cancer Prevention Center headed by Prof. Nadir.........
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Olympus, Colon Cancer Coalition to target screening rates
  • 18 May 2017
  • Screening


  • Olympus and the Colon Cancer Coalition are partnering on a public education and awareness scheme with the goal.........
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EuropaColon's Prevention & Screening booklet is being translated worldwide
  • 18 May 2017
  • Prevention
  • EuropaColon's Prevention and Screening booklet is being translated into 21 languages worldwide. So far 10 have been completed.........
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Racecar driver brings awareness to colon cancer
  • 11 May 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • Get a colonoscopy—and do it on time.
    The message is a simple one, but for John Andretti, it’s life-changing.



    The.........
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After bowel cancer, I understand why people are tempted to reject treatment
  • 11 May 2017
  • Men's Health
  • Sometimes I fear health professionals are fighting a losing battle.

    Where people who are very sick, and sometimes dying,.........
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Tiny robot eases pain of colon cancer diagnosis
  • 09 May 2017
  • Surgery
  • A small robot has performed complex manoeuvres inside the colon in an advance that scientists hope could make.........
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Hospital fails to meet bowel cancer targets
  • 04 May 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • Torbay Hospital has been identified as one of 30 south of England hospitals which has failed to meet.........
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New model could speed up colon cancer research
  • 03 May 2017
  • Research
  • Using the gene-editing system known as CRISPR, MIT researchers have shown in mice that they can generate colon.........
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Small molecule may offer new way to fight pancreatic cancer
  • 27 April 2017
  • Digestive Cancers
  • In a search for much needed new treatments for pancreatic cancer - a deadly and aggressive disease with.........
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New figures show level of patients around country waiting for bowel cancer tests
  • 26 April 2017
  • Statistics
  • MORE than 200 people were waiting for bowel cancer tests in Bradford earlier this year, new figures have.........
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New mum got cancer diagnosis after two years of questions
  • 18 April 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • Toni Hamill knew something was wrong with her - it just took two years for the doctors to.........
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EuropaColon pleased to announce new partnership with DG JRC Ispra Italy
  • 13 April 2017
  • Policy
  • The European Commission’s DG Joint Research Centre (JRC) has announced a new programme of work on colorectal cancer.........
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Molecular data improves prediction of colorectal cancer recurrence
  • 12 April 2017
  • Research
  • Microarray-trained models, which include molecular data, better predicted the recurrence of colorectal cancer than models that used clinical.........
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