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Severe gum disease linked to lung and colon cancers
  • 18 January 2018
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Advanced gum disease, also called periodontitis, is caused by bacterial infection that damages the soft tissue and bone.........
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Check-Cap's colonoscopy prep alternative gains CE mark - 5 insights
  • 18 January 2018
  • Cancer in the News
  • Medical diagnostic company Check-Cap received a CE mark for C-Scan, an ingestible capsule for preparation-free colorectal cancer screening.

    Here's.........
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Landmark genetic study better predicts stomach cancer
  • 17 January 2018
  • Research
  • Although stomach cancer is treatable if detected early, diagnosis often occurs at an advanced stage, resulting in high.........
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Smart pill that reads gut gasses spells end to colonoscopy for thousands
  • 17 January 2018
  • Research
  • A new smart pill able to diagnose illnesses in the gut that can be read on a mobile.........
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Young-onset colon cancers often genetic despite no family history
  • 21 December 2017
  • Statistics
  • One in five patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer younger than age 50 showed an inherited genetic predisposition to.........
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Beating Bowel Cancer and Bowel Cancer UK are delighted to announce that we are joining together to become the UK's leading bowel cancer charity
  • 20 December 2017
  • Other Organisations


  • Both Boards of Trustees unanimously welcome this merger as the best opportunity to achieve our shared vision of.........
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Alcohol and Cancer - Facts and Health Risks
  • 19 December 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • While there are proven health benefits of drinking alcohol in moderation, and some specific benefits due to the.........
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Immunotherapy deserves cautious optimism
  • 14 December 2017
  • Research
  • Immunotherapy is on the lips of health professionals at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia's Annual Scientific Meeting.........
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An old drug for alcoholism finds new life as cancer treatment
  • 14 December 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • By age 38, the patient’s breast cancer had spread to her bones, a typically fatal turn of events..........
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5 Things You Need to Know...
  • 14 December 2017
  • EuropaColon Updates
  • We reach the end of a transformative year for EuropaColon in which we have attained record membership, partner.........
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Exercise can beneficially alter the composition of your gut microbiome
  • 05 December 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Two new studies led by researchers at the University of Illinois have delivered the first clear evidence that.........
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Amgen to Support FDA Approval for Biocartis Cancer Test
  • 05 December 2017
  • Other Organisations
  • Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks has agreed to provide operational and financial support to Belgium-based Biocartis Group in.........
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Moderate delays in surgery appear safe for colon cancer patients
  • 28 November 2017
  • Surgery
  • Patients with colon cancer whose surgeries were moderately delayed experienced no adverse effect on survival, according to new.........
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Does High Protein Intake Increase Your Risk of Developing Colorectal Cancer?
  • 28 November 2017
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • A new meta-analysis examines the controversial relationship between protein intake from our diet and the risk of developing.........
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5 Things You Need to Know...
  • 23 November 2017
  • EuropaColon Updates
  • October was probably the busiest months of our year so far, to the extent that it was hard.........
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Bowel disease in childhood raises cancer risks
  • 22 November 2017
  • Statistics
  • People who suffered Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis before the age of 18 have twice the risk of.........
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Out of the dark and into the light: Acclaimed doctors on an iconic portrait and their lifelong battle against cancer
  • 22 November 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • OVER 15 years, it has become one of the most iconic paintings in one of Scotland’s most famous.........
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Help Raise Awareness of Pancreatic Cancer on World Cancer Day!
  • 07 November 2017
  • Digestive Cancers
  • What is World Pancreatic Cancer Day?

    It is a day that unites the world’s population in the fight against.........
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Faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) can help to rule out colorectal cancer in patients with lower abdominal symptoms
  • 02 November 2017
  • Screening
  • A systematic review published today in BMC Medicine has found that faecal immunochemical tests (FIT), which are used.........
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Should Colon Cancer Screening Start at 45, not 50?
  • 01 November 2017
  • Screening
  • Currently, people at average risk of colon cancerare told to start screening for the disease at age 50..........
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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month is Here!
  • 01 November 2017
  • Cancer in the News
  • For the next 31 days, it is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, which is a chance for us to.........
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Israel's NRGene Identifies Mutation That Causes Colon Cancer
  • 25 October 2017
  • Research
  • This article was first published by The Times of Israel



    Israel’s NRGene — the only company in the world to map.........
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5 Things you need to know...
  • 24 October 2017
  • EuropaColon Updates
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    September was a landmark month for all of us at EuropaColon. Read on to find out why…

    5 Things.........
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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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