Mayo Clinic Minute: What to know when colorectal cancer runs in the family
National guidelines recommend people of average risk of developing colorectal cancer begin screening at age 45. However, Dr. Lisa Boardman, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, says if your family has a history of colon cancer or if you have a hereditary condition, those guidelines don't necessarily apply. You may need to be screened at a younger age. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/pjfRcdq0iCg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1:14) is in the downloads at the end of this… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 15, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Truth About Common Digestive Health Fears
Everyone experiences digestive problems now and then, and they’re nobody’s idea of a good time. In a survey of nearly 72,000 adults in the U.S., 61% reported having had at least one gastrointestinal (GI) symptom over the previous week, and within that group, 58% said they’d had two or more GI symptoms over the past week, according to a study in a 2018 issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Because symptoms like constipation, heartburn, and abdominal pain are generally vague and often don’t have an obvious cause, those suffering tend to fear the worst. “People get very concerned abo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Body composition foretells ovarian cancer treatment complications
Body composition analysis on CT exams can identify ovarian cancer patients wh...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Automated pipeline enables body composition analysis on chest CT AI can predict mortality from DEXA body composition data Body composition analysis predicts mortality in spinal metastases Body composition on CT lung screening can spot at-risk patients CT body composition analysis helps reveal colon cancer secrets (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 14, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NNLM Reading Club March 2022: Caring for Your Colon
The tragic death of Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer at age 43 stunned the world. Boseman, a prominent actor who was most known for his role as the ‘Black Panther’, had been secretly battling cancer for four years. His death from colon cancer at such a young age put a spotlight on the fact that colon cancer has been increasingly affecting younger adults over the past decade. (Naik et al., 2021) March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and, in light of this distressing trend, our featured topic is Caring for Your Colon. Together, we can raise the nation’s awareness about caring for your colon and preventi...
Source: The Cornflower - March 9, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Miles Dietz-Castel Tags: Consumer Health General NNLM Reading Club Source Type: news

Height an ‘Overlooked Risk Factor’ for Colorectal Cancer? Height an ‘Overlooked Risk Factor’ for Colorectal Cancer?
Building on previous evidence, a new study finds that taller people may be more likely to develop colorectal cancer or colon polyps.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 9, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Does Your Height Affect Your Odds for Colon Cancer?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news

6 Healthy Steps to Preventing Colon Cancer
Title: 6 Healthy Steps to Preventing Colon CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/6/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/7/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - March 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Does Your Height Affect Your Odds for Colon Cancer?
Title: Does Your Height Affect Your Odds for Colon Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/7/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - March 7, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: The surprising ‘overlooked’ factor that could raise your risk of the disease
BOWEL cancer begins in your large bowel. Based on the exact location of the cancer, you might also know it as colon or rectal cancer. While some risk factors, including diet and lifestyle choices, are modifiable, others are impossible to change. A new study adds a surprising factor to this irrevocable list. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer warning: The ‘persistent’ toilet sign signalling a tumour growing inside the colon
EXPERTS have warned that current delays in cancer diagnoses could lead to worse treatment outcomes for thousands in coming years. But campaigns have now been launched in a bid to tackle these setbacks by raising awareness of the early warning signs. Some changes in toilet habits, for example, could be caused by a tumour growing inside the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meat Intake After Diagnosis Not Tied to Colon Cancer Outcomes
WEDNESDAY, March 2, 2022 -- Intake of unprocessed red meat or processed meat after diagnosis is not associated with the risk for cancer recurrence or death in patients with stage III colon cancer, according to a study published online Feb. 22 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 2, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Breaking down colorectal cancer
Cancer of the rectum and colon often are referred to together as colorectal cancer, but treatments can be different. Dr. David Etzioni, a Mayo Clinic colorectal surgeon, reminds people that early diagnosis and treatment are crucial to ensure better outcomes, and that it all begins with scheduling a screening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/QUkcbDDecFE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0:59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please "Courtesy: Mayo Clinic News Network." Read… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 1, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Weight-Related GI Cancer Risks Partly Sex-Dependent Weight-Related GI Cancer Risks Partly Sex-Dependent
Obesity was associated with an increased risk of colon cancer in men and women, but this association varied for other gastrointestinal cancers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Study: Red and processed meats don't raise risk for death, recurrence in colon cancer
People who have been diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer are not at increased risk for disease recurrence or death if they eat red or processed meat, a study published Tuesday by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can 1 day of training improve radiologist performance in CTC?
A one-day training course can yield significant and sustained performance improvemen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep learning plus CT translates to early type 2 diabetes detection USPSTF lowers starting age for colon cancer screening USPSTF's 2016 CT colonography guidance boosts screening rates CTC is most effective way to detect advanced neoplasia AI finds precancerous colon polyps on CT colonography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 22, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news