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Colorectal Cancer is cancer that develops in the colon (the longest part of the large intestine) and/or the rectum (the last several inches of the large intestine before the anus). In the United States, it is the fourth most common cancer in men and women. Caught early, it is often curable.
Research reveals link between high-fat diet, gut microbiota and cardiovascular disease

Research reveals link between high-fat diet, gut microbiota and cardiovascular disease

Study explores the effectiveness of a natural protein against colon cancer cells

Study explores the effectiveness of a natural protein against colon cancer cells

Updated Families SHARE workbook helps people use family history to assess disease risk

Updated Families SHARE workbook helps people use family history to assess disease risk

ASU study reveals how diets high in saturated fats cause colon cancer

ASU study reveals how diets high in saturated fats cause colon cancer

Increased expression of DUSP16 molecule leads to cancer chemoresistance

Increased expression of DUSP16 molecule leads to cancer chemoresistance

Study reveals key lipid-binding protein that contributes to cancer

Study reveals key lipid-binding protein that contributes to cancer

Mitochondrial DNA mutations reduce death risk in patients with bowel cancer

Mitochondrial DNA mutations reduce death risk in patients with bowel cancer

Study reveals molecular mechanisms involved in the maintenance of naïve embryonic stem cells

Study reveals molecular mechanisms involved in the maintenance of naïve embryonic stem cells

Study reveals mechanism by which ibuprofen prevents RAC1B alternative splicing in colorectal cells

Study reveals mechanism by which ibuprofen prevents RAC1B alternative splicing in colorectal cells

Study identifies new biomarkers for the prognosis of gastric adenocarcinoma

Study identifies new biomarkers for the prognosis of gastric adenocarcinoma

Machine learning algorithm helps differentiate benign and premalignant colorectal polyps

Machine learning algorithm helps differentiate benign and premalignant colorectal polyps

Epigenetic therapy can boost the ability of immune killer T-cells to destroy cancer cells

Epigenetic therapy can boost the ability of immune killer T-cells to destroy cancer cells

Researchers use mouse models to explain how cancer cells spread

Researchers use mouse models to explain how cancer cells spread

Components of Neanderthals' gut microbiota are essential for human health

Components of Neanderthals' gut microbiota are essential for human health

Cancer survivors face barriers in maintaining a healthy diet

Cancer survivors face barriers in maintaining a healthy diet

Genetic changes in tumors could help predict patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

Genetic changes in tumors could help predict patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

Researchers define cancer invasion machinery orchestrated by cancer gene

Researchers define cancer invasion machinery orchestrated by cancer gene

Protein phosphatase inhibition could contribute to the treatment of cancer, other diseases

Protein phosphatase inhibition could contribute to the treatment of cancer, other diseases

Triple drug combination keeps people with metastatic colon cancer disease free for longer time

Triple drug combination keeps people with metastatic colon cancer disease free for longer time

Research shows how microbubbles can be used to administer potent cancer drugs

Research shows how microbubbles can be used to administer potent cancer drugs