Metastatic colon cancer patient saved by aggressive treatment
In late summer 2017, Laura Perez made two trips to the Children ’s Mercy emergency department with abdominal pain. When Perez’s pain grew worse, she was admitted to the hospital for extensive tests. At just 18, she was diagnosed with colon cancer and referred to The University of Kansas Cancer Center. A frightening colon cancer diagnosis Research data show colorectal cancer increasing among adults under 50. “We rarely see a patient as young as Laura, but colon cancer is definitely becoming… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: The University of Kansas Health System Source Type: news

Multi-gene testing could detect more hereditary cancer syndromes
(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) Up to 38.6% of people with colon cancer who have a hereditary cancer syndrome--including 6.3% of those with Lynch syndrome--could have their conditions remain undetected with current universal tumor-screening methods, and at least 7.1% of people with colorectal cancer have an identifiable inherited genetic mutation, according to new data published by scientists at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lots of Sugary Drinks Doubles Younger Women's Colon Cancer Risk: Study
Title: Lots of Sugary Drinks Doubles Younger Women ' s Colon Cancer Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 10, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Research shows for the first time that protein complexes 'inflammasomes' are linked to obesity-related colon cancer
(European Association for the Study of Obesity) New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (held online, 10-13 May) finds evidence that structures called inflammasomes (a part of the innate immune system that helps to regulate inflammation) could play an important role in the development of obesity-associated colon cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lots of Sugary Drinks Doubles Younger Women ’ s Colon Cancer Risk: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Lots of Sugary Drinks Doubles Younger Women's Colon Cancer Risk: Study
FRIDAY, May 7, 2021 -- Rates of colon cancer among young Americans are on the rise, and a new study suggests that drinking too many sugary beverages may be to blame -- at least for women. Women who drank two or more sugar-sweetened beverages such... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Carbon-11 PET tracer appears safe for colon cancer detection
PET imaging with a carbon-11 glutamine radiotracer appears to be a safe an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New PET tracer may show early pathology of Alzheimer's disease Flortaucipir-PET scans show near-term dementia risk Study suggests extending Cu-64 tracer window to 3 hours Emerging PET tracer excels at tau pathology, differentiates dementias Aprinoia gets approval for PET tracer trial in China (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Relatives' Colonoscopy Results Could Affect Your Colon Cancer Risk
Title: Relatives ' Colonoscopy Results Could Affect Your Colon Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Relatives ’ Colonoscopy Results Could Affect Your Colon Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Nearly 10 Million Cancer Screenings Missed During Pandemic
Researchers analyzed data on three types of cancer for which early screenings are most beneficial — breast, colon and prostate. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relatives' Colonoscopy Results Could Affect Your Colon Cancer Risk
WEDNESDAY, May 5, 2021 -- Having close relatives with colon polyps— which can be precursors of cancer— could mean that you have a higher risk for colon cancer, researchers say. Colon cancer is the second deadliest form of cancer in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are the Symptoms of Colon Cancer in Females
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Intestinal polyps in close relatives can increase risk of colorectal cancer
(Karolinska Institutet) Cancer of the colon and rectum is one of the deadliest forms of cancer, and has in recent years affected growing numbers of young people. In the largest registry study to date, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Harvard University in the USA demonstrate a possible connection between colorectal polyps in close relatives and the risk of developing colorectal cancer. The study, which is published in The British Medical Journal, is of potential consequence for different countries' screening procedures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Is There a Blood Test for Colon Cancer?
Title: Is There a Blood Test for Colon Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/28/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Understanding 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. To help better understand lung cancer, reporter Jason Howland talks to Dr. Karen Swanson, a Mayo Clinic pulmonologist and critical care specialist, in your [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 23, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news