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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Colon Cancer’

Colon Cancer Testing Leveling Off In U.S.

According to the Center for Disease Control, “Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cancer killer of men and women in the US, following lung cancer.” Why then are more people not having the necessary screenings? The study shows that one in three adults in the 50 and 75-year-old age group have not been getting their recommended screenings. It seems …

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Colon Cancer Cells “Two-Faced,” Shows Study

A new study has revealed a group of colon cancer cells that can either suppress or promote tumor growth. Researchers stated that these “two-faced” cells are a subset of T-regulatory (Treg) cells that are known to suppress immune response. The study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, also showed that the two-faced cells were differentiated in their cancer growth …

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Cancer Treatment Uses Rice Bran to Prevent Colon Cancer

A new study hopes to show that rice bran offers “promising” cancer prevention properties. A clinical trial is currently testing rice bran’s effectiveness in preventing the recurrence of colon cancer. “While I have been trained as a molecular toxicologist, I am excited about the opportunities to deliver bioactive, cancer fighting compounds with food, and this has led to my focus …

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