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Lifestyle Factors Before CRC Diagnosis May Affect Survival

Lifestyle Factors Before CRC Diagnosis May Affect Survival

A study from the NIH/AARP show that mortality from colorectal cancers is affected by lifestyle factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, and obesity.

Common Oral Bacterium May Promote Growth of Colorectal Tumors

Common Oral Bacterium May Promote Growth of Colorectal Tumors

A bacterium implicated in periodontal disease may also contribute to colorectal cancer.

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Can Stool DNA Testing Improve CRC Screening?

Can Stool DNA Testing Improve CRC Screening?

A new study suggests that a noninvasive DNA stool test may enhance the efficacy of screening for colorectal cancer.

Gastrointestinal Cancers Resources

More Gastrointestinal Cancers Information

Esophageal Cancer

This patient information fact sheet explains the causes, symptoms, and treatments associated with esophageal cancer.

Stomach Cancer

This patient information fact sheet provides information on the definition and causes of stomach cancer, along with available treatments.

Elevated Troponins in a Patient with Colorectal Cancer

Elevated Troponins in a Patient with Colorectal Cancer

Author: C. Andrew Kistler, MD, PharmD, RPh



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JW, a 64-year-old woman, complains of chest pain that is not entirely associated ...

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common cancer, and the 2nd most common cause of death in the United States. ...

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