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Colorectal cancer: Everything you need to know

With COVID-19 grabbing the full attention of healthcare professionals, treatment of many fatal diseases has taken a hit – cancer being one of them, say experts. The second leading cause of death globally, cancer was responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Out of the 9.6...

Should OTC colorectal cancer screening tests be usual care for young Black individuals?

January 25, 2021 6 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Jain reports no relevant financial disclosures. Gadi reports no relevant financial disclosures. Henderson reports no relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an...

Men, Make Health Your Goal This Year

SUNDAY, Jan. 24, 2021 -- The new year is the ideal time to focus on your health and one expert has some tips, especially for men, for doing that. According to Dr. Kevin McVary, director of Loyola Medicine Men's Health Center, in Maywood, Ill., "Men don't always focus...

Pembrolizumab prolongs PFS vs. chemotherapy for certain patients with colorectal cancer

January 22, 2021 2 min read Source/Disclosures Source: Shiu KK, et al. Abstract 6. Presented at: Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (virtual meeting); Jan. 15-17, 2021. Disclosures: Merck Sharp & Dohme funded this study. Shiu reports consultant/advisory roles with Merck Sharp & Dohme and Roche; honoraria from Bristol Myers Squibb,...

Circulating tumor DNA predicts relapse risk among patients with colorectal cancer

January 22, 2021 2 min read Source/Disclosures Source: Henriksen TV, et al. Abstract 11. Presented at: Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (virtual meeting); Jan. 15-17, 2021. Disclosures: The Danish Council for Independent Research, Novo Nordisk Foundation, Danish Cancer Society and Natera Inc. funded this study. Henriksen reports no relevant financial...

Global demand for cancer surgery to grow in the next 20 years

© iStock-Choreograph The global demand for cancer surgery is expected to increase from 9.1 million to 13.8 million procedures over the next 20 years, according to new research. The huge surge in demand for cancer surgery will need an increase of in the workforce of nearly 200,000 surgeons...

Daily aspirin can reduce risk of colorectal cancer in adults

Regular aspirin use has clear benefits in reducing colorectal cancer incidence among middle-aged adults, but also comes with some risk, such as gastrointestinal bleeding. And when should adults start taking regular aspirin and for how long? There is substantial evidence that a daily aspirin can reduce risk of...

Strange colon discovery explains racial disparities in colorectal cancer

The colons of African-Americans and people of European descent age differently, new research reveals, helping explain racial disparities in colorectal cancer -- the cancer that killed beloved "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman at only 43. Scientists led by UVA Health's Li Li, MD, PhD; Graham Casey, PhD; and...

Study finds racial disparities in side-specific biological aging of the colon

The colons of African-Americans and people of European descent age differently, new research reveals, helping explain racial disparities in colorectal cancer - the cancer that killed beloved "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman at only 43. Scientists led by UVA Health's Li Li, MD, PhD; Graham Casey, PhD; and...
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