Late - Stage Colon Cancers Increasing Among Young Americans
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Oxaliplatin Add-On Not Recommended for Elderly With Colon Cancer Oxaliplatin Add-On Not Recommended for Elderly With Colon Cancer
The addition of oxaliplatin does not extend progression-free survival in elderly patients with metastatic colorectal cancer and in fact, can lead to more severe adverse events.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

What Are Common Gastrointestinal Polyposes in Children?
Discussion Bloody stools or blood in the diaper is a relatively common complaint in general pediatrics. For most patients it is often a minor concern. Commonly it is a transient problem (e.g. rectal fissure caused by constipation or trauma) or often not blood (e.g. urate crystals in the diaper, food, menses, etc.). Real blood does occur with an identifiable cause such as long distance running or heavy exercise, or milk protein allergy/sensitivity that improves with a milk-restricted diet. Many more serious causes are associated with heavier or more recalcitrant bleeding, increased defecation, abdominal pain, poor eating an...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 24, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Colonoscopy prep is not fun, but the test’s benefits are quantifiable
Colon cancer screening rates have increased, but fully one-third of those over 50 aren’t screened. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Steven Petrow Source Type: news

Do Colon Polyps Need to Be Removed?
Title: Do Colon Polyps Need to Be Removed?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Can Colon Cancer Occur in Your 20s?
Title: Can Colon Cancer Occur in Your 20s?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 11, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Growth Hormone in Colon Implicated in Aging Process Growth Hormone in Colon Implicated in Aging Process
Non-pituitary growth hormone (npGH) activation in the colon seems to play a key role in the aging process, setting the stage for age-associated diseases such as cancer, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Legendary NYC rapper Kangol Kid of UTFO dead of cancer at 55
Kangol Kid, a member of iconic New York City hip-hop group UTFO, died on Saturday at the age of 55 after a battle with colon cancer. #newyorkcity #utfo #legendarynyc #kangolkid (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UTFO hip hop artist The Kangol Kid dead at age of 55 after fighting stage four colon cancer
UTFO rapper and break dancer The Kangol Kid has died at the age of just 55 after battling stage four colon cancer. His friend Van Silk confirmed the news to the outlet HipHopDX. #hiphopartist #rapper #hiphopdx #vansilk #thekangolkid #utfo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Automated pipeline enables body composition analysis on chest CT
Body composition analysis can be performed on chest CT exams with help fro...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 Can body composition metrics foretell COVID-19 patient outcomes? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pele health: Brazilian football legend undergoes treatment for colon tumour – warning sign
PELE won the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cups, and has scored 77 goals in 92 matches. Remaining Brazil's all-time leading scorer, fans were on edge when the football legend was diagnosed with colon cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer: Condition putting you at a higher risk - toilet signs
COLON cancer is located in your large intestine, also known as the colon. There's a specific condition affecting the colon as well as rectum that poses a higher risk for developing this type of cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gather your family health history this Thanksgiving; it could save your life
Thanksgiving Day marks Family Health History Day, an annual national public health campaign to encourage people to better understand what health characteristics run in their families. Has your mother, sister or grandmother had breast or ovarian cancer? Has your father had prostate cancer? Is there a history of colon cancer, diabetes, or high cholesterol in your family?  If so, you also could be at risk. John Presutti, D.O., a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, says don't… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 22, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Are you ready to quit smoking?
Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health and your family's health. Quitting smoking can add years to your life, and it's never too late to see the health benefits of quitting. Lung cancer claims more lives each year than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. Although the disease can occur in people who have never smoked, people who smoke or have smoked have the greatest risk of lung… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 18, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

300 Minutes a Week of Moderate Exercise May Help Ward Off Cancer
More than 46,000 cancers in America each year, or about 3 percent of cases, could be prevented by meeting physical activity guidelines. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Bladder Cancer Colon and Colorectal Cancer Stomach Cancer Breast Cancer Smoking and Tobacco American Cancer Society Medicine & Science in Sports Exercise (Journal) Source Type: news