Colorectal cancer

Is air pollution linked to cancer? Study says yes

Is air pollution linked to cancer? Study says yes

The study included more than 600,000 adults in the US who participated in the Cancer Prevention Study II and who were followed for 22 years (from 1982 to 2004).  

Nov 01, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Include lots of fruits and fish in your diet to reduce colorectal cancer risk

Include lots of fruits and fish in your diet to reduce colorectal cancer risk

A new study has showed consuming lots of fruits and fish helps to prevent the risk of developing colorectal cancer by nearly 86 percent.

Jul 01, 2017, 20:19 PM 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
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
Colorectal cancer: Things that can increase your risk

Colorectal cancer: Things that can increase your risk

The results based on a colon cancer risk assessment survey, show that a healthy lifestyle can help reduce the risk of the disease. 

May 08, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
This new alternative to colonoscopy can be as easy as swallowing a pill

This new alternative to colonoscopy can be as easy as swallowing a pill

Scientists have developed a new pill which can be a non-invasive alternative to colonoscopies.

Mar 16, 2017, 23:52 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

This device can detect colorectal cancer early - Read

G-EYE, an endoscopy technology which is claimed to detect gastrointestinal diseases more accurately was introduced in India during the event, organised by Smart Medical Systems- manufacturer of gastrointestinal endoscopy devices along with enhanced technology products supplier Ventura Business Solutions.

Aug 10, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

New device launched to detect colorectal cancer

 Colorectal cancer, which is gradually turning to be a major health-concern among the Indian population, can be prevented with early detection using enhanced technology, health experts said at an event here on Tuesday.

Aug 09, 2016, 22:31 PM IST

These foods can increase your cancer risk!

While the IARC review does not ask people to stop eating processed meats, it indicates that reducing consumption of these products can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.

Jul 06, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

Daily aspirin can keep you `hearty` in your 50s

People in their 50s with risk factors for cardiovascular disease can benefit from popping one aspirin daily, says a government-appointed panel of independent experts.

Apr 12, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Two cups of coffee a day keeps colorectal cancer risk at bay

Moreover, the risk of developing colorectal cancer continued to decrease to up to 50 percent when participants drank more than 2.5 servings of coffee each day. 
 

Apr 01, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Diet rich in fat elevates risk of colorectal cancer

In this case, overweight people are at a higher risk and they should stop consuming fatty foods.

 

Mar 06, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

Know why obesity ups colorectal cancer risk

 The risk of developing colorectal cancer in obese people is about 50 percent greater compared to the risk in lean people, says new research.

Jan 17, 2016, 11:38 AM IST

Obesity linked with colorectal cancer risk: Study

A new study has revealed the link between obesity and colorectal cancer.

Jan 16, 2016, 14:45 PM IST

New drug promises to treat colorectal cancer

A small molecule drug combined with chemotherapy may effectively treat colorectal cancer patients, says a new study.

Jan 09, 2016, 13:54 PM IST

Indian-US team identifies genetic target for treating colorectal cancer

Making strides in the treatment of colorectal cancer (CRC), the third most common cancer in the world, a team of researchers from India and the US has identified a genetic target for potential drug therapy against the dreaded disease.

Sep 07, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

Regular use of aspirin, NSAID`s may reduce risk of colon cancer

A new study has revealed that regular use of aspirin and other Nonaspirin Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) could reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.

Aug 25, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

Obese cancer patients may live longer

Being overweight or obese may boost the survival chances of people diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer, says a new study.

Jul 05, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

Cinnamon may hold key to beat colorectal cancer

Cinnamon may do more than add flavour to your food, as a new study has claimed the a component found in the spice is a potent inhibitor of colorectal cancer.

Jun 16, 2015, 11:14 AM IST