colon cancer

Severe gum disease linked to lung, colon cancers

Severe gum disease linked to lung, colon cancers

Among those who never smoked, a two-fold higher risk of developing lung cancer and colorectal cancer was observed for participants with severe periodontitis

Jan 17, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Purple potatoes may slash colon cancer risk: Study

Purple potatoes may slash colon cancer risk: Study

In the study, pigs that were served a high calorie diet supplemented with purple-fleshed potatoes had less colonic mucosal interleukin-6 (IL-6) compared to a control group.

Sep 25, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
Too much beer, hot dogs may up colon cancer risk: Study

Too much beer, hot dogs may up colon cancer risk: Study

Other factors found to increase colorectal cancer include eating high amounts of red meat (above 500 grammes a week), such as beef or pork; and being overweight or obese, researchers said.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
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.

Jul 25, 2017, 00:33 AM IST
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.

Jun 20, 2017, 16:43 PM IST
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.

Jun 08, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
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.

May 22, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
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. 

May 20, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
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. 

May 18, 2017, 18:11 PM IST
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.

May 18, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
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.

Mar 02, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
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.

Feb 07, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
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

Jan 29, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
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.

Jan 28, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

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.

Oct 05, 2016, 00:48 AM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2016, 09:20 AM IST

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.

Jul 23, 2016, 17:43 PM IST

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.

Jul 23, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

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.

Jul 07, 2016, 04:50 AM IST

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.

Jun 03, 2016, 16:43 PM IST