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Giant Inflatable Colon Comes to the Western Isles
  • 20 October 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • NHS Western Isles are planning bowel screening promotion throughout the Western Isles in November.


    And a giant inflatable colon.........
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New therapy treats cancers without damaging healthy cells
  • 19 October 2017
  • Research
  • After years of animal testing, researchers at Penn State have developed a therapy to treat some of the.........
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Walking below minimum recommended levels linked to lower mortality risk
  • 19 October 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • A new study concludes that walking has the potential to significantly improve the public's health. It finds regular.........
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Breakthrough in bowel cancer treatment
  • 05 October 2017
  • Cancer in the News


  • Researchers have completed clinical trials which involved treatment strategies to boost the power of the immune system of.........
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How purple potatoes could prevent colon cancer
  • 28 September 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Increasing the intake of purple potatoes and other colorful fruits and vegetables could lower the risk of colon.........
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mCRC Day 27th September
  • 27 September 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • Today is mCRC day promoting awareness of metastatic colorectal cancer.

    The needs of these patients are considerable and not.........
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Are colon cancer screenings necessary after a certain age?
  • 21 September 2017
  • Screening
  • Q. I am 77 and in overall good health. My previous colonoscopies to check for colon cancer have.........
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Lifestyle Factors Associated With Colorectal Cancer Survival
  • 19 September 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Several pre-diagnosis lifestyle factors, including physical activity level, smoking status, and waist circumference, may predict survival with stage.........
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Probiotics may help to prevent and treat colon cancer
  • 14 September 2017
  • Prevention
  • A new study looks at the potential of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer associated with.........
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Prolonged sitting at work increases bowel cancer risk, research finds
  • 04 September 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • The Cancer Council Victoria finding adds further weight to the growing evidence linking our sedentary lives to poorer.........
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Teenage Obesity May Increase Risk of Colon Cancer: 5 Food Swaps to Make You Healthier
  • 23 August 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
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Bowel cancer test: 'No health minister' means NI people must wait
  • 22 August 2017
  • Screening
  • A new, more accurate screening test for bowel cancer is on hold in Northern Ireland because there is.........
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Bowel cancer deaths in the UK have dropped by more than 30% in the last two decades due to better treatment - but it is still the SECOND most common cause of cancer death
  • 16 August 2017
  • Statistics
  • The rate of people dying from bowel cancer in the UK has plummeted by more than 30 per.........
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Confused about alcohol? What 'moderate' drinking really means
  • 10 August 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • It seems barely a day goes by without conflicting reports telling us that drinking is bad for us –.........
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QIAGEN and Clinical Genomics partner on liquid biopsies to monitor patients for recurrence of colorectal cancer
  • 10 August 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • Convenient blood test uses novel technology to test for recurrence of tumors by detecting circulating DNA.



    ILDEN, Germany and.........
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Professor Stephen Halloran: NZ's bowel screening programme is up to scratch
  • 31 July 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • By Stephen Halloran

    New Zealand's bowel screening programme is worth celebrating. As someone who specialises in screening for colorectal.........
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Facts about Fake Medicines
  • 27 July 2017
  • Cancer in the News


  • Buying medicines online can be a risky business as there are many illegally operating websites.


    This website is here.........
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Weight in adolescence may affect colorectal cancer risk
  • 26 July 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • A new study has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk.........
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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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