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Colorectal cancer, also called colon cancer, rectal cancer or bowel cancer almost always occurs in the large bowel - cancer of the small bowel is rare. Symptoms of colorectal cancer include blood in your stools, a change in normal bowel habits, a lump that your doctor can feel in your back passage, weight loss, pain in the abdomen or back passage, and anemia. Treatment depends on where the cancer is in the bowel and how far it has spread but may include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
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Researchers dig up new molecular details on 'the other type' of stem cells

March 14, 2016 - 07:00
In a study published in PLOS Genetics, scientists Nareg J. Djabrayan and Jordi Casanova from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and CSIC, have identified two molecular...

Spanish researchers prove the great antitumoral potential of a compound derived from olives

March 11, 2016 - 10:00
Researchers from the universities of Granada, Barcelona and Jaen prove that maslinic acid, a natural triterpene found in high concentrations in the waxy skin of olives, is effective, in Caco-2...

Proved the great antitumoral potential of a compound derived from olives

March 11, 2016 - 09:00
Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR), in collaboration with the universities of Barcelona and Jaen, have brought to light the antitumoral nature of maslinic acid (a compound derived...

Reducing colon cancer risk: how diet switch changes gut microbial metabolism

March 10, 2016 - 14:00
The gut microbiota is strongly associated with daily food consumption. Hence its composition can serve as a biomarker for nutritional habits as well as disease risks that are related to these...

The gut: Performing into old age

March 10, 2016 - 10:00
A breakthrough in basic research and the first comprehensive study on the secretory activity of the human intestine: over a period of eight years, Dr.

50% of people in UK now aware of processed meat cancer risk

March 8, 2016 - 10:00
World Cancer Research Fund has released 'encouraging' new statistics that show an increased number of British adults are now aware of the cancer risks attached to eating processed meat compared to...