Antibiotic use linked to 'pre-cancerous' bowel changes
Conclusion Antibiotics, like all drugs, have side effects. We know that they affect the composition of bacteria that live in a healthy gut. This study suggests that might possibly be linked to future development of bowel cancer. However, there are some major limitations to keep in mind. Bowel polyps are very common, and they're not cancerous. Most people who have them won't know they're there, unless they have a colonoscopy. Some polyps do develop into bowel cancer, but we don't know if any of these women got bowel cancer, or how many of their polyps would have become cancerous if not treated. It's highly possible that wom...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Medication Source Type: news

Long - Term Antibiotic Use May Up Risk of Colorectal Adenomas
Medications that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researchers say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Could taking antibiotics raise colon cancer risk?
Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotic Use Linked to Later Colorectal Polyp Formation Antibiotic Use Linked to Later Colorectal Polyp Formation
Antibiotic use in early to mid-adulthood was associated with an increased risk of developing colorectal adenomas later in life, a new observational study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Colonic Polyps (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotics overuse could increase bowel cancer risk, study finds
Extended use increases chance of polyps forming in the colon, adding weight to evidence gut bacteria plays a key role in cancer developmentThe overuse of antibiotics could increase a person ’s risk of developing bowel cancer, the findings of a US study suggest.Research published in medical journal Gut found extended use ofantibiotics significantly increased the chance of polyp formation in the colon, a precursor ofbowel cancer.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 5, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Australian Associated Press Tags: Bowel cancer Antibiotics Health Cancer research Medical research Science US news Australia news Source Type: news

Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Colon Polyps
Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Infections, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Long-term antibiotic use in early to mid-life linked to cancer-inducing polyps
(BMJ) Long-term antibiotic use in early to mid-life may be linked to a heightened risk of abnormal growths in the colon and rectum -- known as polyps or colorectal adenomas -- which precede the development of most cases of bowel cancer, reveals research published online in the journal Gut. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says (Source: Cancercompass News: Colorectal Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Colorectal Cancer - April 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer Rates Are Rising Sharply Among Young Americans
This study didn’t measure why colorectal cancer was rising in younger people, but the scientists did dive into past research on the subject to came up with a few theories.  Colorectal cancer risk is linked to excess body weight, cigarette smoking and the consumption of lots of alcohol and highly processed meat. At the same time, eating little fiber and a sedentary lifestyle are also linked to a higher risk of colorectal cancer. While it’s true that younger generations smoke and drink less than baby boomers, they also weigh more, and at younger ages. This prolonged obesity could be a clue, Siegel and her co...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer Facts and Figures: Death Rate Down 25% Since 1991
By Stacy Simon The death rate from cancer in the US has declined steadily over the past 2 decades, according to annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society. The cancer death rate for men and women combined fell 25% from its peak in 1991 to 2014, the most recent year for which data are available. This decline translates to more than 2.1 million deaths averted during this time period. “Cancer Statistics, 2017,” published in the American Cancer Society’s journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the US this year. The estimat...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - January 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: General Information Source Type: news

Vitamin E, selenium don't cut colon cancer risk, study says
HealthDay News Taking vitamin E and selenium does not appear to reduce the risk of polyps that can lead to colon cancer, a new study finds. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin E, Selenium Don ’ t Cut Colon Cancer Risk: Study
The two antioxidants didn ' t help prevent polyps, researchers say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 21, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Vitamin E, Selenium Don't Cut Colon Cancer Risk
The two antioxidants didn't help prevent polyps, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Minerals, Vitamin E (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news