colon cancer


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Noun1.colon cancer - a malignant tumor of the colon; early symptom is bloody stools
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"Some of the known risk factors for colon cancer include age, family history of colon cancer and a diet low in fruits, vegetables, fiber and high on red meat and processed food," he said.
Speaking about it, study author Guosong Zhang said, aACoeOur research identifies a novel therapeutic target and could help to develop novel strategies to reduce the risks of colon cancer."
To prevent having colon cancer, Bien advised everyone to eat less red meat and more fibrous food like vegetables and fruits.
CytoDyn Inc (OTCMKTS:CYDY) CEO Nader Pourhassan tells Proactive Investors that the biotech announced strong preclinical results from a series of completed studies of its colon cancer treatment leronlimab.
The American Cancer Society has advice on lowering the risk of colon cancer.
Colon cancer and most other epithelial cancers have a 10-20 year period of development, said Dr.
Research: Researchers compared dietary intake of carotenoids and other nutrients in 402 men and women diagnosed with colon cancer, as well as 688 healthy subjects who were matched for age, sex and city of residence (to reduce variables).
"Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Colon Cancer" American Cancer Society.
Fajardo said that Filipinos also get colon cancer younger, in their 20s and 30s.
Colon cancer is the second most frequent type of cancer.