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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.
Three-year interval appropriate between screening for colorectal cancer

Three-year interval appropriate between screening for colorectal cancer

The critical role of amino acid sensing pathways in driving colorectal cancer

The critical role of amino acid sensing pathways in driving colorectal cancer

New bioprinting platform to replicate tumors in 3D spheroids

New bioprinting platform to replicate tumors in 3D spheroids

Metabolite from pomegranate to boost immune cells that fight tumors

Metabolite from pomegranate to boost immune cells that fight tumors

Circadian clock impacts cell growth, metabolism, and tumor development

Circadian clock impacts cell growth, metabolism, and tumor development

Study shows how innate lymphoid cells may help to treat inflammatory bowel disease

Study shows how innate lymphoid cells may help to treat inflammatory bowel disease

Immune cell migration contributes to inefficient antitumor immunity, study finds

Immune cell migration contributes to inefficient antitumor immunity, study finds

New approach to assess motility and invasive capacity of cancer cells in a tissue section

New approach to assess motility and invasive capacity of cancer cells in a tissue section

Researchers study how metabolomic assessment finds postmortem biomarkers indicating decedent’s diabetes mellitus history

Researchers study how metabolomic assessment finds postmortem biomarkers indicating decedent’s diabetes mellitus history

A cryptic molecule can awaken killer viruses from their slumber

A cryptic molecule can awaken killer viruses from their slumber

New strategy to improve the therapeutic efficacy of liver cancer immunotherapy

New strategy to improve the therapeutic efficacy of liver cancer immunotherapy

CRISPR screening identifies metabolic enzyme as new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics

CRISPR screening identifies metabolic enzyme as new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics

Study provides insights on mucin degradation mechanisms by a group of gut bacteria

Study provides insights on mucin degradation mechanisms by a group of gut bacteria

Study reports high-fat diet increases the incidence of colorectal cancer

Study reports high-fat diet increases the incidence of colorectal cancer

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