Colorectal cancer screening and early detection are key to effective treatment

More aggressive screening and advanced treatment options have reduced mortality rates associated with colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death for both men and women in the United States. You can help by sharing this article, getting involved, and raising awareness about the benefits of colon screening. Screening is recommended […]

How early-stage cells evade the immune system

Share on PinterestDesigned by MNT. Photography: sanjeri/Getty Images & CHRISTOPH BURGSTEDT/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images Researchers report that some early-stage cancer cells activate genes that help them hide from the body’s immune response. They say identifying this increase in gene expression in cancer cells could lead to new pathways for early diagnosis and future treatment of […]

How to recognize and treat common symptoms

Approximately 1 in 13 people will experience appendicitis during their lifetime. This painful condition is very common, but fortunately, it is easily remedied. Low-risk appendectomies are performed hundreds of thousands of times a year with good results. Therefore, there is no need to panic if you experience severe abdominal pain.

How long can you live with colon cancer?

If colon cancer is not treated, it can spread quickly to other areas, and some people may have a shorter life expectancy than those who are treated. Surgery and chemotherapy are common treatments and are most effective in the early stages. Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States. Treatment […]

The importance of colorectal cancer screening: how early detection can save lives

The ranks of colorectal cancer are as follows: 2nd leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Colorectal cancer is called the “silent killer” because it has no symptoms, and is often undiagnosed until it progresses to later stages, making it difficult to treat. However, if colorectal cancer is detected early, it is often […]

40% of risk of fatal bowel disease is inherited

register Listen to this article for free thank you. Listen to this article using the player above. ✖ Want to hear this article for free? Fill out the form below to unlock access to all audio articles. Researchers at the University of Queensland have used genetics to show that much of the risk of […]