Posts Tagged ‘colorectal cancer’

Colon Cancer Screenings Should Begin at 45  

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its guidelines for colon cancer, recommending that screening start at age 45 for people with an average risk of the disease. The previous recommendation had screenings start at age 50. People at higher risk of colon cancer, including those with a family history of the disease, or a…

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Cancerous Cell Resistance Challenged By New Powerful Drug

Cancerous cells resistance to drug treatments is a huge problem and imperils the survival of cancer patients. Treatment resistant tumors are a big threat for patients, as once a cancer stops responding to treatments there is little clinicians can do. Scientists have discovered that a solution might lie in a new drug that tackles cancer cells differently. The drug,…

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