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Colorectal Cancer: Is It Time to Rethink Screening?
As the medical community learns more about different cancers and how they spread, doctors try to determine the best time to begin screening patients. New evidence suggests one type of cancer is affecting a younger group than expected.
Cancer Meds in 2015: A Year in Review
This year was a big one for cancer treatment.
What Aspirin Might Do for GI Cancer Patients
A common medication may help some cancer patients live longer, new evidence suggests.
Colorectal Cancer Combo Rx Gets Green Light
When other treatments don't work for colorectal cancer patients, a new medication might.
Advanced Colorectal Cancer Rx Approved
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lonsurf (a pill that combines two drugs, trifluridine and tipiracil) for patients with an advanced form of colorectal cancer who are no longer responding to other therapies.
Advanced Colorectal Cancer Rx Approved
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lonsurf (a pill that combines two drugs, trifluridine and tipiracil) for patients with an advanced form of colorectal cancer who are no longer responding to other therapies.
How Ethnicity Affects Cancer Risk
Your ethnicity may be a factor in your cancer risk.
What Aspirin Might Do for Obese Patients
Being obese can put patients at greater risk for many conditions, including some types of cancer. But for some, taking a common over-the-counter medication may reduce this increased risk.
Colorectal Cancer Rx Shows More Promise
An experimental medication continues to show promise in treating colorectal cancer patients.
Smoking Might Be Even More Dangerous Than You Think
There are countless reasons to quit smoking. And new data may add 12 more reasons to the list.