Mayo Clinic Minute: Learn about lung cancer
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Each year, more people die from lung cancer than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society. Aug. 1 is World Lung Cancer Day, a global initiative to help people recognize risk factors and highlight the importance of early detection through screening. To help better understand lung cancer, reporter Jason Howland talks to Dr. Karen Swanson, a Mayo Clinic pulmonologist and… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 1, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Lung cancer, smoking and why it's always a good time to quit
World Lung Cancer Day will be observed on Sunday, Aug. 1, which makes this a good time to learn more about the connection between lung cancer and smoking, and why it's always a good time to quit. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. Lung cancer claims more lives each year than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. Although the disease can occur in people… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 31, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Building a Better FIT Test for Colon Cancer Screening Building a Better FIT Test for Colon Cancer Screening
An antibody-based multitarget FIT for colorectal cancer screening is more accurate in detecting advanced neoplasia compared with the standard FIT test, report Dutch researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New WHO study links moderate alcohol use with higher cancer risk
(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) A new study from the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), published in the journal Lancet Oncology, has found an association between alcohol and a substantially higher risk of several forms of cancer, including breast, colon, and oral cancers. Increased risk was evident even among light to moderate drinkers (up to two drinks a day), who represented 1 in 7 of all new cancers in 2020 and more than 100,000 cases worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alcohol caused 740,000 cancer cases globally last year – study
Researchers behind estimate say more needs to be done to raise public awareness of linkAlcohol is estimated to have caused more than 740,000 cancer cases around the world last year, and experts say more needs to be done to highlight the link.There is strong evidence that alcohol consumption can cause various cancers including those of the breast, liver, colon, rectum, oropharynx, larynx and oesophagus. Research suggests that evenlow levels of drinking can increase the risk.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Alcohol Cancer Medical research Breast cancer Health Science Society Source Type: news

St. Louis startup Geneoscopy reaches key milestone for its cancer screening test
The startup has enrolled the first patient in a clinical trial for its at-home colon cancer screening test. It's technology the company says is designed to more easily detect the cancer than current methods. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

STELARA ® (ustekinumab) Demonstrated Sustained Symptomatic and Corticosteroid-Free Remission Rates in Adults with Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis at Nearly Three Years in Long-Term Extension of Phase 3 Trial
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, July 9, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new three-year data from the long-term extension (LTE) of the STELARA® (ustekinumab) Phase 3 UNIFI study. The data demonstrated the majority (55.2 percent) of adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) who initially responded to treatment with STELARA sustained symptomatic remissiona rates at nearly three years (week 152).1 Furthermore, a majority (96.4 percent) of the patients in symptomatic remissiona at week 152 were corticosteroid-free. These data are being presented...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Could Too Many Antibiotics Raise Your Odds for Colon Cancer?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Could Too Many Antibiotics Raise Your Odds for Colon Cancer?
TUESDAY, July 6, 2021 -- Antibiotics may increase the risk of colon cancer, especially in younger people, U.K. researchers report. " To our knowledge, this is the first study to link antibiotic use with the growing risk of early-onset colon cancer --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Too Little Sunlight, Vitamin D May Raise Colon Cancer Risk
Title: Too Little Sunlight, Vitamin D May Raise Colon Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could Too Many Antibiotics Raise Your Odds for Colon Cancer?
Title: Could Too Many Antibiotics Raise Your Odds for Colon Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Antibiotic Link to Rise in Early Onset Colon Cancer? Antibiotic Link to Rise in Early Onset Colon Cancer?
Any antibiotic exposure appears to increase the risk of colon cancer by almost 50% in people aged under 50 years, say UK researchers, although experts warn more work is needed to show causality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Antibiotic Linked to Rise in Early-Onset Colon Cancer? Antibiotic Linked to Rise in Early-Onset Colon Cancer?
Any antibiotic exposure appears to increase the risk of colon cancer by almost 50% in people aged under 50 years, say UK researchers, although experts warn more work is needed to show causality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Too Little Sunlight, Vitamin D May Raise Colon Cancer Risk
MONDAY, July 5, 2021 -- New research finds that countries with more cloudy days tend to have higher colon cancer rates. Lower levels of vitamin D, the " sunshine vitamin, " may be to blame. So, boosting your vitamin D levels through exposure to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Colon Cancer Rising in Young Adults, Linked to Sugary Drinks
As consumption of sugar-laden drinks rose in the 1980s and ’90s, so did colorectal cancer rates among younger adults, a study in nurses found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Colon and Colorectal Cancer Sugar Weight Obesity Gut (Journal) Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news