Single blood test may help to detect all cancers

Scientists claim to have developed a simple blood test that can screen if a person is suffering from cancer or not.

Aspirin may cut down colon cancer risks too

The humble aspirin that you pop to ameliorate headache or a precaution against heart attack can also take on the dangerous colorectal cancer in people with a specific gene, a significant study shows.

Colon cancer linked to dietary fats

New genetic evidence could strengthen the link between the role of dietary fats with colon cancer progression.

New DNA test helps detect colon cancer early

Results of a clinical trial of Cologuard show unprecedented rates of pre-cancer and cancer detection by a noninvasive test.

Your grandma`s poor diet could up your colon cancer risk

What grandmother ate might increase your risk of colon cancer, a new study suggests.

Ways to help reduce colorectal cancer risk revealed

Diet and lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk for colorectal cancer.

US approves pill camera to screen colon

A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way: US regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen the large intestine of patients who have trouble with colonoscopies.

Fibre-rich diet protects your colon: Indian-origin scientists

A high fibre diet is essential for colon health and reduces the risk of severe colon problems, shows research, alerting people not to misuse antibiotics.

Zebrafish key to understanding link between calcium deficiency and colon cancer

Researchers studying zebrafish embryo skin have decoded cell messages underlying abnormal colonic cell growth of the kind that could lead to tumors and colon cancer in people suffering from calcium deficiency.

Diabetics more likely to develop breast, colon cancer

A new study has warned that diabetes sufferers are more prone to developing breast and colon cancer and at an even higher risk of dying from them.

Studies confirm colon cancer screening reduces deaths

There`s new evidence that regular screening for colon cancer has long-term benefits.

New method could help in early detection of colon cancer

Scientists have found a new method to detect genetic variations that initiate colon cancer could be readily used for non-invasive colon cancer screening.

New method can detect colon cancer early

Scientists have developed a new, highly sensitive method to detect genetic variations that initiate colon cancer which can help detect the disease in its early stages.

Aspirin tied to smaller lung and colon cancer tumors

Colon and lung cancer patients who regularly took low-dose aspirin before their diagnosis tended to have less advanced tumors, in a new study.

How soy rich diet helps protect against colon cancer

Scientists have revealed that lifelong exposure to genistein, a bioactive component in soy foods, protects against colon cancer by repressing a signal that leads to accelerated growth of cells, polyps, and eventually malignant tumors.

Chicken consumption during teenage years may help keep colon cancer at bay

Addition of chicken in teenagers` diet will help reduce their risk of developing colon cancer, a new study has suggested.

New blood test detects colon cancer before it develops

Scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, have developed a new blood test that can detect cancer-related microRNA in the blood even before a tumour develops in the colon.

Eating chicken may stave off colon cancer in teens

Teens who eat more chicken and fish may lower their risk of developing colon cancer, a new study has claimed.

Belly fat linked to colon cancer

Visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, can put a person at an increased risk for colon cancer, according to a new study.

Rice bran promising in cancer prevention: Study

A clinical trial is underway to test the efficacy of rice bran - a byproduct produced from milling - in preventing colon cancer.