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Colorectal cancer is killing more 20 to 30 year olds. We now have one clue about why.
  • 16 October 2018
  • Statistics
  • It’s one of the mysteries that has puzzled cancer epidemiologists: Why are younger and younger people becoming sick.........
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Colon cancer is caused by bacteria and cell stress
  • 08 October 2018
  • Research
  • Researchers at Technical University Munich have reported findings related to the development of colon cancer. "We originally wanted.........
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Diagnosing colon cancer by dropping blood on a thin film
  • 02 October 2018
  • Research
  • Asan Medical Center said its researchers have developed a technology to diagnose colorectal cancer by dropping a drop.........
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EuropaColon expands into Digestive Cancers Europe (DiCE)
  • 24 September 2018
  • EuropaColon Updates
  • “Our objective is to save the lives of an additional 250,000 Europeans every year”

    EuropaColon is expanding its activities.........
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Half of over 60s 'ignore bowel cancer screening in England'
  • 17 September 2018
  • Statistics
  • Half of people in England sent a home-testing kit for bowel cancer in 2015 did not use it,.........
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Fungal toenail drug able to eliminate sleeping bowel cancer cells immune to chemotherapy, finds study
  • 10 September 2018
  • Research
  • Treatment wakes up dormant tumour cells which can allow cancer to come back after chemotherapy before slamming on an.........
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Diets 'devoid of vegetable matter' may cause colon cancer
  • 05 September 2018
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • A new study emphasizes the importance to gut health of eating plenty of vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli,.........
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Israeli smart software flags patients at risk for colon cancer
  • 30 August 2018
  • Surgery
  • Medial EarlySign, an Israeli startup, has developed machine learning-based software that analyzes standard blood test results to identify patients at.........
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E-cigarettes may be more dangerous than previously thought and could cause lung damage
  • 21 August 2018
  • Cancer in the News


  • New research suggests vapour from e-cigarettes could be harmful to cells in the lungs.

    Scientists at the University of.........
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Eating Kale and Broccoli can help prevent colon cancer - new study claims
  • 16 August 2018
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • The study states eating certain vegetables can reduce gut inflammation and risk of colon cancer.



    Eating vegetables such as.........
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Should colon cancer screening start at age 45 or 55?
  • 14 August 2018
  • Screening
  • In May of this year, the American Cancer Society updated its screening guidelines for colorectal cancer, recommending that.........
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Bowel cancer: Low-calorie soft drinks could reduce recurrence
  • 07 August 2018
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Consuming artificially sweetened soft drinks such as diet colas may be linked to a significantly lower risk of.........
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EU Health Summit 2018 - A Shared Vision for Health
  • 01 August 2018
  • Cancer in the News
  • Dear Sir/Madam,
     
    Health protection and promotion is one of the main concerns of European citizens. Although in the past.........
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A Cookbook Is Being Developed For Chemotherapy Patients That Suffer From Taste Change
  • 27 July 2018
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • When cancer patients undergo chemotherapy, one of the things they may not expect to happen is taste loss..........
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'Public perception about colonoscopy should change'
  • 26 July 2018
  • Cancer in the News
  • If Europe should benefit from the existing screening programmes, “public perception about colonoscopy should change.” Government Gazette’s Janani Krishnaswamy.........
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Doctors Worry as Cancer Study Reveals Dark Side of Complementary Medicine
  • 25 July 2018
  • Research
  • Presented as an alternative to conventional medical treatment, the multibillion-dollar field of complementary and alternative medicine yields remarkably bad outcomes.........
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Predicting which polyps might transform to cancer
  • 12 July 2018
  • Research
  • Researchers at Mayo Clinic are closer to understanding why one colon polyp transforms to cancer, while another seemingly.........
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Scientists have found that obesity leads to an increase in cancer of the rectum
  • 09 July 2018
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • The link between obesity and cancer were identified in the experiment with the use of drugs for diabetics.



    A.........
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Understanding of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) in the real world: Initial results from a European survey on the unmet needs of patients living with metastatic colorectal cancer
  • 05 July 2018
  • EuropaColon Updates
  • Zorana Maravic, director at EuropaColon has had 2 abstracts published in the Oxford Academic Annals of Oncology. The.........
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EuropaColon 3rd Advocacy Masterclass 2018
  • 02 July 2018
  • EuropaColon Updates
  • EuropaColons 3rd Advocacy Masterclass ran alongside ESMO's 20th Anniversary World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona from 21st.........
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Steve Martin and Martin Short have 'colonoscopy parties' with Tom Hanks
  • 27 June 2018
  • Cancer in the News
  • Steve Martin has a “colonoscopy party” with Martin Short and Tom Hanks each year.

    The comedy star and his.........
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We support Carer's Week 2018
  • 12 June 2018
  • Cancer in the News
  • Individuals and groups all over the UK are organising events to raise awareness for Carers Week 2018.





    Carers Week.........
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How I defeated colon cancer: The real story of a survivor
  • 12 June 2018
  • Men's Health
  • "Nothing out of the ordinary was happening in my life at that time. I wasn’t feeling ill, I.........
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An Interview with Annette Byrne, COLOSSUS Co-ordinator, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • 11 June 2018
  • Surgery
  • 1.     You lead the COLOSSUS team to improve patient outcomes and human health for people with colorectal cancer. What.........
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5 Things You Need to Know... May 2018
  • 07 June 2018
  • EuropaColon Updates
  • You know it has been a productive few weeks at EuropaColon when you hardly see your colleagues for.........
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