Colon and rectal cancers have increased dramatically and steadily in millennials and Generation X adults in the United States over the past four decades, a study confirmed Tuesday. While scientists have not pinpointed an exact cause, prime suspects include obesity, inactivity and poor diets.

Any decision where an insurance company decides to cover preventative care, especially for cancer, deserves both kudos and some applause. It has been announced that both Health Care Services (HCSC) and Florida Blue.

Yes, the answer is yes. How, glad you asked. Brushing your teeth regularly (like every day – twice a day, which you kinda should do anyway) you can help prevent colorectal cancer according to a British study.

Adjuvant chemotherapy is beneficial for patients with locally-advanced, postoperative rectal cancer. Compliance with National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines that recommend adjuvant treatment, however, is poor, according to an article published in Cancer.

Colorectal cancer is a major cause of cancer death, accounting for approximately 700,000 deaths annually worldwide. Over 90% of colorectal cancers carry somatic mutations in Wnt signaling component genes such as the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor gene, resulting in constitutive activation of Wnt signaling.

Scientists in Denmark have discovered a Micro-RNA that can foresee the effect Oxalipatin will have on a patient wit Colorectal Cancer.

A gene expression microarray-based assay was able to successfully identify patients with stage II colon cancer who are at high risk for recurrence, according to the results of a validation study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Colorectal cancer survivors had the largest increases in obesity rates.The increases were particularly high among blacks who had survived colorectal, breast or prostate cancers, the findings showed. Specifically, for women who had survived colorectal cancer.