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Obesity in teenage may up colon cancer risk later

Obesity in teenage may up colon cancer risk later

Obesity was also associated with a 71 per cent increased risk of rectal cancer in men and more than a two-fold increased risk in women.

Grapes can nip colon cancer in the bud, reveals research!

Grapes can nip colon cancer in the bud, reveals research!

The researchers suggest that the findings could pave the way for clinical testing of the compounds on human colon cancer, which is the second most common cancer in women and the third in men.

Red onions can kill cancer, finds study

Red onions can kill cancer, finds study

Researchers suggest that dark red onions, often known as the richest source of dietary flavonoids, may help in combating breast and colon cancer.

Exercise, healthy diet lowers risk of colon cancer recurrence

Exercise, healthy diet lowers risk of colon cancer recurrence

Colon cancer patients who reported a healthy body weight, engaged in regular physical activity, and ate a diet rich in whole grains, vegetables and fruits that was low in red and processed meats, had a lower risk of cancer recurrence and death.

Parents, beware! Is your boy overweight? He may be at high risk of colon cancer in later life

Parents, beware! Is your boy overweight? He may be at high risk of colon cancer in later life

A cancer of the colon or rectum, located at the digestive tract's lower end is the third most common cancer in the world. 

Almonds, walnuts, cashews may help ward off colon cancer return 

Almonds, walnuts, cashews may help ward off colon cancer return 

The observational study involved 826 patients who had undergone treatment for stage III colon cancer, typically including surgery and chemotherapy. 

Colon cancer: Eating tree nuts may cut risk for return of the disease

Colon cancer: Eating tree nuts may cut risk for return of the disease

The finding by Dr Temidayo Fadelu of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and colleagues is the latest to suggest a health benefit from nut consumption.

Colon cancer patients have some hope with new immune therapy – Read story

Colon cancer patients have some hope with new immune therapy – Read story

Researchers reported that increasing expression of a chemical cytokine called LIGHT in mice with colon cancer activated the immune system`s natural cancer-killing T-cells and caused primary tumours in the liver to shrink.

Eating nuts may reduce the risk of colon cancer: Study

Eating nuts may reduce the risk of colon cancer: Study

One should include lots of nuts like hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds and pistachios in their daily diet as they not only promote health benefits but also helps in lowering the risk of the deadly disease colon cancer.

Modifying protein shape may fight colon cancer risk

Modifying protein shape may fight colon cancer risk

The altered protein - IRAK-M - causes the immune system to become supercharged, clearing out the bacteria before they can do any da

Colorectal cancer: Include fibre-rich diet to reduce risk, says study

Colorectal cancer: Include fibre-rich diet to reduce risk, says study

Fusobacterium nucleatum is an inflammatory bacterium that is thought to play a role in colorectal cancer by blocking the immune response triggered to combat tumour cells in the colon.

Your sugar-laden beverages may up risk of cancer

Love to drink that sweetened soda, or other sugar-laden fruit juices, sports drinks, energy drinks? Beware, as you can be at an increased risk of developing various cancers, a study has found.

This herbal combo packs powerful punch against colon cancer

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, which is present in spicy curry dishes, and silymarin is a component of milk thistle, which has been used to treat liver disease.

Turmeric compound may play pivotal role in treating colon cancer

Colon cancer is usually caused by lifestyle factors, such as sedentry lifestyle and diet. The researchers found that combination of two plant compounds that have medicinal properties - curcumin and silymarin - holds promise in treating colon cancer.

Turmeric compound may treat colon cancer

 A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such as diet, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.

Accenture CEO diagnosed with colon cancer, recovering from surgery

Other CEOs diagnosed in the past with cancer include healthcare IT company Cerner Corp`s Neal Patterson, JPMorgan Chase & Co`s Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs Group Inc`s Lloyd Blankfein.

Walnuts may reduce risk of colon cancer, says study

Walnuts are considered good for health as it helps in healthy ageing and also improves the blood cholesterol levels and maintains good gut health.

Vegetarian diet makes Indians more prone to colon cancer

Researchers from Cornell University analysed frequencies of the mutation in 234 primarily vegetarian Indians and 311 US individuals.

How inflammation in the gut ups risk of colon cancer

Chronic inflammation in the gut increases the risk of colon cancer -- the second-largest cause of cancer death in the US -- by as much as 500 percent, says a new study.

Cancer: Simple ways to reduce your risk

Leading a healthy lifestyle can help lower your risk of cancer.