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2 hrs ago | Science Blog

Potential 'universal' blood test for cancer discovered

Researchers from the University of Bradford, UK, have devised a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Lung Cancer

6 hrs ago | Newswise

Major Advances in Alzheimer's, Colon Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, and...

The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Alzheimer's, Women's Health, World News, Austria, Chemistry, Science, University of Louisville

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Riveting selfies

From Lynn Wilt's point of view, if a person has to have cancer, then they may as well have fun - and she does.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Columbia, TN, Colorectal Health, Health

Thetelegraphand Argus

Cancer blood test moves closer after breakthrough by Bradford research team

LEADING research team at the University of Bradford has made a major breakthrough that could mean patients with suspected cancer being given a simple blood test to diagnose the disease.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Lung Cancer

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WITN

Former ECU Football Player Diagnosed With Stage Four Colon Cancer

A former ECU football player says he is optimistic even though he was recently diagnosed with stage four colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Mesa, AZ, Medicine

The Forest Grove News-Times

Early screening for colon cancer saves lives - Friday, 25 July 2014 09:42

When a medical practitioner spots an uptick in one particular disease or diagnosis, it's a sure bet he or she will conduct some research.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Star Online

Cancer survivorship: Why patients need strategic lifestyle changes

During cancer survivorship, cancer survivors should engage in modifying some of the modifiable lifestyle risk factors such as excess weight and poor diet.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Oncogene

Impaired DICER1 function promotes stemness and metastasis in colon cancer

Correspondence: Dr P Muñoz or Dr M Esteller, Cancer Epigenetics and Biology Program , Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute , 3rd Floor, Hospital Duran i Reynals, Avda Gran Via Km 2.7, Barcelona, Catalonia 08908, Spain.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings from Osaka Rosai Hospital in the Area of Immunotherapy...

In the present study, to identify novel tumor-associated antigens , the proteins expressed in a panel of cancer cells were serologically screened by immunoblot analysis and the eukaryotic elongation factor 2 was identified as an antigen that was recognized by IgG autoantibody in sera from a group of patients with head and neck squamous cell ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Lymphoma, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

BioMed Central

Cytotoxicity of Eupatorium cannabinum L. ethanolic extract against...

Eupatorium cannabinum L. has long been utilized in traditional medicine, however no information is available regarding cellular effects of full extracts.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Enhanced recovery program following colorectal surgery at community hospitals

An enhanced recovery program for patients after colorectal surgery appears to be feasible in a community hospital setting after having been shown to be successful in international and academic medical centers.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health

Hales Corners

Flush colonoscopy fears down the drain

Most people don't like to talk about colonoscopy screenings, but there are good reasons to talk more about it especially during March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Medicine, Sheboygan, WI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health, Genetics, Medicine

Examiner.com

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

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 .

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Health

Examiner.com

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.

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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."

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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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health

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