Doctor who is dedicating her career to solving mystery of colon cancer in young people reveals what could be causing explosion of cases - and the three warning signs of disease
Doctors are perplexed about a rising rate of GI cancers, especially colorectal cancer , among young, otherwise healthy people in their 20s and 30s, but have identified key signs to watch for. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To Boost Colon Cancer Screening, Give Patients Choices
TUESDAY, May 21, 2024 -- Giving patients a choice between screening methods could help doctors detect colon cancer earlier, a new study shows. More than double the number of patients underwent colon cancer screening if they were given a choice of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nutrition Twins reveal why red meat WON'T give you colon cancer that's rising in young people...as long as you cut down on one particular type
DailyMail.com's newest columnists, the Nutrition Twins, reveal why eating red meat might not be as bad for you as you think - as well as the right way to cook it to lower your risk of cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pig-Kidney Recipient Dies; Colon Cancers Surge in Teens; CRISPR Fails to Cure HIV
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Richard Slayman, the first patient ever to receive a gene-edited pig kidney, died about 2 months after the procedure; the hospital said there's no indication the... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - May 13, 2024 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

43-year-old fitness influencer ignored her GI symptoms for a year. Then she was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer: ‘It could happen to anyone’
Maria Kang has never been one for keeping quiet. The Sacramento-based fitness influencer and mother of three has gone viral several times—first a little over a decade ago, when she posted a super-fit photo of herself in workout gear, surrounded by her three kids, and captioned it, “What’s your…#mariakang #sacramento #ct #jamesmccormick #pittsburgh #western #ibs #fit #kangseconds #nonecolorectal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness influencer gets candid out about having stage 4 colon cancer
Maria Kang has never been one for keeping quiet. The Sacramento-based fitness influencer and mother of three has gone viral several times—first a little over a decade ago, when she posted a super-fit photo of herself in workout gear, surrounded by her three kids, and captioned it, “What’s your…#mariakang #sacramento #ct #jamesmccormick #pittsburgh #western #ibs #fit #kangseconds #colorectal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colon Cancer Cases Rising Sharply Among Children, Teens
THURSDAY, May 9, 2024 -- Colon cancer steadily increased among young people in the United States over the past two decades, with tweens enduring the most dramatic leap in cancer rates, a new study says. The rate of colon cancer grew 500% among kids... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 9, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beyond weight loss: Bariatric surgery may reduce cancer risk
When you think about  obesity, you may not connect it to cancer. However, researchers long have suspected a link between certain cancers and weight. Among those are endometrial, ovarian, colon, liver, pancreatic and postmenopausal breast cancers, which together contribute to 15 to 20% of all cancer deaths in the U.S. Cancer risk increases with obesity More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are considered obese with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. BMI is the measure… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 7, 2024 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Doctors thought my back pain was creaky joints... it was actually a golf ball-sized tumor in my colon
Mark Swanson (pictured) from Ohio revealed he broke down and cried when doctors told him he had stage 3 colon cancer after he underwent surgery for what he thought was a benign condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clue to Aspirin, Colon Cancer Link; New Lutathera Approval; AI & Electronic Records
(MedPage Today) -- Possibly uncovering a clue to a longstanding mystery, Italian researchers found that aspirin may help prevent colorectal cancer by pointing the immune system toward cancer cells. (Cancer) The FDA expanded indications for lutetium... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - April 26, 2024 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

The body types that raise the risk of colon cancer - which is rising rapidly in young people, according to new study
A team of researchers in six countries, including the US and UK, found that people who are generally obese or tall with an 'apple' shape were at an increased risk of colorectal cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Reveals How Aspirin Prevents Colon Cancer
WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2024 -- Long-term daily use of aspirin has been known to prevent colon cancer, but up to now it ’s been unclear why that is.Now, researchers think they understand how aspirin acts against colon cancer, a new study says.Aspirin... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

People who use aspirin daily are at lower risk of COLON CANCER, study suggests
Millions of people who take aspirin every day may be slashing their risk of developing colon cancer, according to a study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer aged 34 despite being in best shape of my life - don't ignore the embarrassing symptom I did
Jelena Tompkins of Colorado was just 34 years old in 2016 when she noticed her gas smelled more foul than usual. She was diagnosed with stage three rectal cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You should get a colonoscopy if you have two common symptoms, even if you're under 50: Top GI cancer doctor
Dr James Cleary, a gastrointestinal oncologist at Dana-Farber cancer institute in Boston, warned that if you have anemia and unintended weight loss, you should get checked for colon cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news