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22 hrs ago | Health News Digest

Aggressive Tumors Silence Genes that Fight Cancer

New Haven, Conn.- A study led by Yale Cancer Center may provide clues to how some aggressive cancers turn off, or silence, genes critical to suppressing tumors.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Genetics, Medicine

Yesterday |

One Mistake Led to Another (Part VI) - What's the Cause?

The American Cancer Society lists 14 risk factors for colon cancer , and it breaks those 14 factors into 3 categories: risk factors you cannot change, lifestyle-related factors, and factors with uncertain, controversial, and unproven effects.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Testicular Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, North, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Yesterday | BioMed Central

Copper chelation selectively kills colon cancer cells through redox...

Metals including iron, copper and zinc are essential for physiological processes yet can be toxic at high concentrations.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Low-carb diet reduces colon cancer risk: Bolsters ketogenic diet claims

Scientists at the University of Toronto say a low-carb diet can dramatically reduce the risk of colon cancer .


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Colorectal Health, University, FL, Genetics, Immunology, Biology, Science

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Annie: Daughter's weight causes concern for mom

DEAR ANNIE: My husband and I have four wonderful children, all college graduates with great jobs in their chosen careers.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

One Mistake Led to Another (Part V) - Colon Cancer Stage III

When you think that you have food poisoning, but the doctor tells you that you have Colon cancer , you suddenly start asking yourself different questions.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

Union County Weekly

Helping through hats

Two years ago, Robin Viar's doctor spoke the words no patient wants to hear: "It's cancer."


Related Topix: Medicine, Colorectal Health, Health, Non-Profit, Leukemia, Family, Kids, Charlotte, NC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BioMed Central

Extracellular matrix signatures of human primary metastatic colon...

Colorectal cancer is the third most frequently diagnosed cancer and the third cause of cancer deaths in the United States.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Medicare's Colonoscopy Loophole Could Cost Your Patients

Proposals to fix the way Medicare collects colonoscopy co-pays from its beneficiaries are currently under consideration by both houses of the U.S. Congress.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Colorectal Health, Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

Genetic testing opens up new treatment options for local cancer patient

Advanced genetic testing led to additional treatment options for Jenn Morey, who is battling stage 4 colon cancer.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Health, Breast Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Gut microbes turn carbs into colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer has been linked to carbohydrate-rich western diets, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Genetics, Biology, Science

Medical Daily

How Carbs Contribute To Colon Cancer: Intestinal Flora Turns Them Into Tumors

A new study of mice genetically predisposed to colorectal cancer has shown how gut microbes metabolize carbohydrates, which in turn causes tumors.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Genetics, Vegetables

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Method of Infrared Thermography for Earlier...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present invention relates to a method and device to detect and identify pathologies inside orifices of a living subject and more specifically to a method and device to detect and identify cancer.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Colorectal Health, Cervical Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Cameras

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Colon Cancer Findings from University Hospital Discussed...

In this paper, we describe the screening of a peptide library for identification of reporter peptides that are selectively cleaved in serum specimens from colorectal cancer patients and investigate the benefits of RP multiplexing."


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine

The Hill

Colon cancer survivors blast Medicare 'loophole'

Colon and rectal cancer advocates are calling on Congress to change what they call an unfair Medicare loophole related to colonoscopies.


Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Medicare, Health, Colorectal Health, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Rudolph: Bladder cancer is curable if detected early

I saw a 66-year-old new patient last week who reported he had noticed blood in his urine intermittently for the past three months.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, bladder cancer, Urology, Colorectal Health

Florence Matthews, 80, tavern owner

Florence Matthews, 80, of Mount Laurel, beloved local restaurateur, accomplished cook, crack bartender, and hostess extraordinaire, died Wednesday, July 2, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden.


Related Topix: Mount Laurel, NJ, Restaurant Management, Colorectal Health, Health, Wedding, Hainesport, NJ

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Skokie man inspired to build summer camp for kids in need has died

Eric Lentz built a camp in Wisconsin for sick and impoverished children a dream he pursued after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer.


Related Topix: Skokie, IL, Family, Kids, Colorectal Health, Health

Broad Acres Elementary seeking name change to honor late principal

JoAnn “Jody” Leleck was principal of Broad Acres Elementary School in Silver Spring.


Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Colorectal Health, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Toledo Blade

Nellie D. Edwards; 1944-2014: Investigator fought for fair housing

Nellie D. Edwards, who won respect, and housing discrimination cases, as chief investigator of the Toledo Fair Housing Center, died Monday in ProMedica Flower Hospital, Sylvania.


Related Topix: Sylvania, OH, Heart Failure, Health, Colorectal Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Toledo, OH