Cancer News: Colon

Drug to prevent anal cancer approved in Europe

The European Commission has granted marketing authorization for the use of Gardasil for the prevention of anal precancerous lesions and anal cancers due to HPV.

Risk for breast, prostate and colon cancer: dominated by genetics

Researchers studied individuals who had been adopted. They discovered that the risk for breast, prostate and colorectal cancer is highly dependent on genetics.

Colon cancer patients with higher vitamin D levels do better

New research demonstrates that high levels of vitamin D can help colon cancer patients survive the disease, based on a study of 1,600 patients after surgery.

A kind of starch to reduce colon cancer risk from eating red meat?

New research suggests that a specific kind of starch can reduce the risk for colorectal cancer that comes with the consumption of red meat (beef, pork & lamb).

Aspirin can guard against colon, stomach and esophageal cancer

New research reveals aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing and dying from digestive tract cancers: colon (bowel), stomach & esophageal cancer.

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