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Bacterium promotes colorectal tumor growth
  • 18 July 2017
  • Research
  • Recent research finds a bacterium that drives tumor growth in colorectal cancer, which is the second leading cause.........
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CT colonography coverage boosts CRC screening rates
  • 13 July 2017
  • Statistics
  • People are more likely to undergo colorectal cancer screening if their insurance policy covers computed tomographic colonography, according.........
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How does a high-fat diet raise colorectal cancer risk?
  • 12 July 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • While the evidence of a link between an unhealthful diet and colorectal cancer is robust, the underlying mechanisms.........
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Your Waistline Can Predict Cancer Risk
  • 06 July 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Scientists know that obesity is an established risk factor for cancer. Now, researchers find that excess weight in.........
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Alcohol and Digestive Cancers
  • 05 July 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • UEG is committed to raising political and public awareness of digestive health conditions, informing policy makers and encouraging.........
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Day 2 at the 2nd Advocacy Masterclass in Barcelona
  • 01 July 2017
  • Recent Events
  • The second day of EuropaColon's 2nd Advocacy Masterclass showcased the work for Colorectal Cancer patients that the groups.........
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Day 1 at the 2nd Advocacy Masterclass in Barcelona
  • 30 June 2017
  • Recent Events
  • What a successful first day at EuropaColon's 2nd Advocacy Masterclass in Barcelona!

    Guest speaker throughout the day discussed.........
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EuropaColon's Advocay Masterclass 2017 kicks off with EPAG
  • 29 June 2017
  • Recent Events
  • EuropaColon's 2nd Advocacy Masterclass has kicked off to a good start with its Expert Patient Advisory Groups annual.........
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Changing Practise in mCRC and HCC?
  • 27 June 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres in HCC

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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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