Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Guidelines, Options and Risks

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, but with timely screenings, it is also one of the most …

Cancer

Photographer’s Cancer Battle Puts Different Scenery Through Lens

<b>By Karen Morfitt</b><b>DENVER (CBS4)</b>– Driven by his family and his passion, Scott Wilson was not going to let stage 4 colon cancer change everything.“I was …

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4 Unusual Signs of Colon Cancer Folks Accidentally Ignore For Years

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the US. Only in 2016, nearly 140,000 people have been diagnosed with some type of colorectal cancer. …

Cancer

Removing common mutation curbs colorectal cancer

Genetically manipulating and removing the most common mutant form of the p53 gene that promotes colorectal cancer in humans reduces tumor growth and …

Cancer

Imugene: Checkpoint Inhibitor Vaccine Programme Accelerated

Imugene Ltd (AX:IMU) has in-licenced a pipeline of B-cell vaccines that complements and advances its in-house programme. The deal has brought forward …

Colon Cancer

Boulder firm Array BioPharma posts $147M loss as cancer drug combo launches

Boulder pharmaceutical firm Array BioPharma, Inc. posted losses of more than $147.3 million for the full 2018 fiscal year, which ended June 30.

Colon Cancer

Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Colorectal Polyps | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians

As screening for colorectal cancer gains traction worldwide, initiatives to reduce costs and improve efficiency are increasing. These strategies …

Cancer

Woman's Doctor: Study shows rise in rates of colorectal cancer in young adults

When it comes to colorectal cancer, at-risk patients are typically defined as people who are 50 or older.<p>However, recent studies from the American …

Cancer

World Photography Day: How An Award-Winning Photographer Found Strength Shooting Wildlife From His Car While Battling Stage IV Colon Cancer

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorectal Cancer Alliance celebrates award-winning landscape photographer Scott Wilson, who was diagnosed with stage IV (metastatic) colon cancer in August 2016 at age 48. His chemotherapy treatment meant avoiding direct sunlight, which would be …

Cancer

Millennials are at increased risk for this one type of cancer

Even if you’re currently the picture of health, it’s never too early to start taking better care of yourself, from eating fruits and veggies and staying active to taking preventive measures against serious illness and disease.<p>You can start by getting screened for all types of cancer—and when it …

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A Tale of Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer by Taboo-ty: Colorectal Cancer Podcast - Listen to music

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Video: The Mountain in the Hallway - Climbing Grand Teton to Beat Cancer

When it comes to inspiring adventure films, they don't come much more powerful than this. The short documentary below introduces us to Tate MacDowell …

Mountaineering

Kaiser Permanente Northern California's colorectal cancer screening program saves lives

New study culminates decades of groundbreaking research and clinical initiatives on the effectiveness of population-based screening for colorectal …

Cancer

Why you should check your bowels

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States, according to NIH.<p>It is cancer of the colon or rectum, both of …

Cancer

3 Things In Biotech, August 8: Spark's Downtrodden, Array's Broken Through

Welcome to another edition of "3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today," a daily digest dedicated to helping you keep pace with the fast-moving …

Business

Array BioPharma Receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for BRAFTOVI™ in combination with MEKTOVI® and cetuximab for BRAFV600E-mutant Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) today announced it has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for encorafenib (BRAFTOVI™), in combination with binimetinib (MEKTOVI®) and cetuximab for the treatment …

Colon Cancer

Vegetarian and vegan

Vegetarian and Vegan Diets<p>A vegetarian diet refers to a diet that does not include meat, poultry or fish. A vegan diet only contains plant foods and …

Breast Cancer

Premarket Gainers as of 9:05 am (08/07/2018)

TIS +45% on amendment to credit agreement.<p>VCEL +17% on Q2 result.<p>MNK +16% on Q2 result.<p>TWLO +16% on Q2 result.<p>EKSO +15% on rollout of exoskeleton for …

Business

Liver Transplantation for Unresectable Metastases from Colon Adenocarcinoma

Abstract<p>Liver transplantation is an option that improves quality of life and prolongs life expectancy in patients with different types of liver …

Cancer

Colorectal cancer checks launched

The Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme launched today to subsidise screening tests in phases for asymptomatic Hong Kong residents aged 50 to 75. …

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China to include more cancer drugs on medical insurance list

China will make more cancer drugs affordable, as a new round of negotiations between the country's state medical insurance administration and …

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China to add more cancer drugs to reimbursement list, talks end in Sept: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China plans to add a range of cancer drugs to medicines eligible for reimbursement from the government, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, adding that negotiations on pricing with manufacturers should be finished by end-September.<p>China's cancer rates have been …

Cancer

Serial mutational tracking in surgically resected locally advanced colorectal cancer with neoadjuvant chemotherapy

1.<p>Douillard, J. Y. et al. Randomized, phase III trial of panitumumab with infusional fluorouracil, leucovorin, and oxaliplatin (FOLFOX4) versus …

Cancer

Celyad: Allogeneic Trial Approved In Colorectal Cancer

The FDA’s sign off on Celyad's (NASDAQ:CYAD) first clinical trial design for its allogeneic NRK CAR T-cell therapy (CYAD-101) is an important …

Cancer

Worth Watching: Mountain in the Hallway from TGR

Hi all. Breaking the summer sabbatical for something important today — the latest from Teton Gravity Research. Cancer touches us all. As a cancer …

Cancer

Key piece identified for slowing a colorectal cancer subtype

Inhibiting the Jagged 1 protein in mice prevents the proliferation and growth of colon and rectal tumors. What is more, this approach to the disease …

Cancer

Regional variations in UK colorectal cancer screening and mortality

We write to report our inadvertent and unique finding of a disproportionately higher mortality, unrelated to quality of care, for colorectal cancers …

Cancer

Low-cost test could help GPs diagnose cancer at an early stage, study shows

The faecal immunochemical test (FIT) - which works by detecting microscopic levels of blood in faeces - could be effectively used as a 'rule-in' test …

Cancer

Implementing a small media intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening in primary care clinics | Translational Behavioral Medicine

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers in the USA. In 2017, an estimated 135,420 people were diagnosed with CRC and 50,260 people …

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