Colon Cancer in the News

The articles featured below include news about, or mention of, colon cancer, including colon cancer research. There is information about colon cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, survival rates and research into various aspects of colon cancer.

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Global cancer death count 50% higher in men than women

Of approx. 8 million cancer deaths globally per year, more than 4.6 million men die from cancer each year, while approx. 3.5 million women die from cancer each year. Therefore global cancer death r...

14 Feb '14 | Cancer News

Study finds regular aspirin use may reduce ovarian cancer risk

A recent study suggests that women who take aspirin daily may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by 20%. Further research is needed before clinical recommendations can be made.

06 Feb '14 | Ovarian Cancer | USA

Silver found to be as effective as the leading chemotherapy drug

Some silver compounds are as toxic to cancer cells as Cisplatin, a leading cancer drug. However, silver is thought to be much less toxic to healthy human cells, and in some cases, can be beneficial...

02 Feb '12 | Cancer | England

Cancer Research UK concern about consumption of alcohol

Cancer Research UK-funded researchers have indicated that alcohol has a significant effect on cancers of the mouth, food-pipe, voice-box and pharynx. Specifically, they attributed 6,000 of these ca...

08 Apr '11

Gaps in intestinal barrier could cause Crohn's Disease

The villi lining the human bowls are covered in epithelial cells that are constantly renewed. Researchers have found that this renewal process leaves small gaps in the lining of the bowel which, in...

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