Vegetarian diet: an Advantage over Colorectal Cancer

Vegetarian diet: an Advantage over Colorectal Cancer

Eating a vegetarian diet has been associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer compared with non-vegetarians in a study of Seventh-Day Adventist men and women, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. Dietary factors have been

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Screening Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer

Screening Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer

Regular checkup and colon cancer screening is the best way to prevent colorectal cancer. Finding and removing colon polyps can help prevent colon cancer.  Beginning in 1980, the American Cancer Society (ACS) first issued formal guidelines for CRC screening in average-risk adults.

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Colorectal Cancer — cancer of the colon or rectum

Colorectal Cancer — cancer of the colon or rectum

The colon and the rectum are part of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. Because colon cancer and rectal cancers have many features in common, they are sometimes referred to together as colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer

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CMS rejects 1st colorectal cancer blood test, tweaks path for Exact, Guardant and others

CMS rejects 1st colorectal cancer blood test, tweaks path for Exact, Guardant and others

Dive Brief: CMS has finalized its rejection of Epigenomics’ blood-based colorectal cancer screening test, depriving the company of the chance to sell the liquid biopsy for Medicare beneficiaries. Epigenomics is considering an appeal or litigation after CMS published a final decision

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Task force proposes lowering colorectal cancer screening age to 45

Task force proposes lowering colorectal cancer screening age to 45

Dive Brief: The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended screening people for colorectal cancer once they turn 45 years old. USPSTF recommended lowering the starting age from 50 after modeling found the change would avert one additional colorectal cancer

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Chadwick Boseman’s Death From Colorectal Cancer Underscores an Alarming Increase in Cases Among Younger Adults as Well as Health Gaps for African Americans

Chadwick Boseman’s Death From Colorectal Cancer Underscores an Alarming Increase in Cases Among Younger Adults as Well as Health Gaps for African Americans

By Franklin G. Berger, University of South CarolinaThe tragic death of Chadwick Boseman at age 43 following a four-year battle against colorectal cancer underscores two important public health concerns.First, the incidence of colorectal cancer has risen dramatically among adults under

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Can metformin reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in diabetic patients?

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Posted by Medivizor on Aug 9, 2020 in Diabetes mellitus | In a nutshell This review looked at whether metformin (Glucophage) can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer for patients with diabetes. It found that patients who had been treated with

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