Colon Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/14/2002
Cancer Gene Uncovered

Scientists identify gene linked to development of melanoma and colon cancer

8/13/2002
Eloxatin to Treat Colon Cancer

Researchers hope early intervention will improve its 'success rate'

7/25/2002
Growth Hormone Tied to Colon Cancer

But experts say link is tentative and risk is small

7/18/2002
One More Reason to Slim Down

Obesity in younger women doubles risk of colorectal cancer, study finds

7/15/2002
More Aggressive Colon Cancer Screening Urged

Government group backs more testing based on new evidence

6/28/2002
Low-Fat Dairy Products Might Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

Study finds foods work better than supplements

6/28/2002
Many Ignore Colorectal Cancer Screening Campaigns

Study finds regular visits to doctor influence behavior

6/27/2002
Study Backs Less Invasive Colon Cancer Surgery

Laparoscopy reduces hospital stay, complications, deaths

6/26/2002
Bowel Drug Linked to Seizures

FDA says attacks associated with Visicol

6/12/2002
He Owes His Life to Colon Cancer

It led to early detection of dangerous liver cancer

6/6/2002
Current Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Are Sound

Tests should start at age 50 for most people

5/16/2002
Vitamin D Defends Against Colon Cancer

Neutralizes acid produced by fatty foods

5/13/2002
Rats Give Cancer the Raspberry

Black raspberries cut size, prevalence of colorectal tumors

5/13/2002
Catching Colon Cancer

Regular screenings key for people prone to the disease

4/16/2002
A Beef With Eating Red Meat

Here are potential dangers

4/11/2002
Once-In-A-Lifetime Cancer Screen May Save Lives

British try relatively cheap program on people about age 60

4/9/2002
PET Scans Give Clearer Picture of Colorectal Cancer

Study finds imaging technique avoids unnecessary surgeries, improves treatment choices in suspected recurrences

4/8/2002
Common Cold Virus Designed to Fight Colon Cancer

New study finds survival rate doubled among victims

4/7/2002
Baby Aspirin Better for Cutting Colon Cancer Risk

Less is more in preventing pre-cancerous growths, Dartmouth research reveals

4/3/2002
Painkiller Fails to Prevent Colon Cancer

Sulindac disappoints, but researchers won't give up on NSAIDs

4/3/2002
Hotwiring Cancer-Fighting Genes

Disabling 2 enzymes helps combat colorectal cancer in lab setting

3/19/2002
Calcium May Cut Risk of Colon Cancer

Nutrient appears to combat cancer in the distal -- or left side -- of the colon, study says

3/14/2002
Folic Acid Fights Off Colon Cancer

Study finds a daily dose can cut disease risk in women with family history

2/28/2002
Mouse Study Yields Genetic Clue to Colorectal Cancer

Mutation on lining of intestinal tract is culprit

2/18/2002
Are Colonoscopies As Good the Second Time Around?

Those who've had colon cancer may not get same protection as general population, study finds

2/12/2002
Gene Therapy Targets Colon Cancer

Technique shrinks tumors, slows disease's spread in rats

1/30/2002
Gene Screen for Colon Cancer Holds Promise

Noninvasive test seeks mutation, could catch disease early

1/17/2002
Gene Test Finds Colon Cancer Patients at High Risk

Analysis indicates likelihood of recurrence

1/15/2002
Study Faults Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer

Researchers caution method still needs to be proven safe, effective

10/26/2001
Get the Gum Out

Common food additive can clog you up, new research contends

10/19/2001
Radiation for Rectal Cancer: It's All in the Timing

Treatment before surgery is best, study says

8/22/2001
More Tests Are Better To Detect Colon Cancer

Repeat testing saves lives, study shows

8/21/2001
'Beeting' the Colon Cancer Test

What you eat won't affect fecal results, says study

5/17/2001
Deaths Prompt Changes in Cancer Drug Trial

Unexpected toxicity seen in colorectal patients