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Colorectal

Feature Video
Fighting Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is one of the more commonly diagnosed cancers among both men and women today. Despite the fact that it most exclusively affects older persons, colorectal cancer is continuing to be diagnosed in younger and younger patients. CURE Connections wants to answer any questions you might have when it comes to managing colorectal cancer. This program includes information as shared by an expert physician, and personal accounts from patients and their caretakers who have dealt with colorectal cancer.
A Healthy Lifestyle Increases Longevity in Patients With Colorectal Cancer, Study Finds
BY Beth Fand Incollingo
Healthy weight, eating habits and exercise routines all led to a decreased chance of death for patients with colorectal cancer, according to a recent study.
Molecular Testing for Colorectal Cancer: 5 Pressing Questions Answered
BY Katie Kosko
Matthew Yurgelun, M.D., answers questions such as: Which patients with colorectal cancer should recieve molecular testing, and at what point?
People With Disabilities Are Screened Less for Colorectal Cancer
BY Brielle Urciuoli
In a recent study, people with certain disabilities were found to be less likely to follow recommended guidelines for colorectal cancer screening. 
Aspirin Use Associated With Lower Mortality in Colorectal Cancer
BY Brielle Urciuoli
Daily or weekly aspirin regimens may have a positive effect on colorectal cancer outcomes, a recent study found. 
Mutations May Explain Outcomes Based on Sidedness in Colorectal Cancer
BY Danielle Bucco
Mutations might be the answer as to why sidedness has an effect on colorectal cancer outcomes.
Immunotherapy in GI Cancers: Who Gets It?
BY Gina Columbus
What role will immunotherapy play in the future treatment of GI cancers? CURE spoke to Brian Hemphill, M.D., to find out. 
Side Matters in Colorectal Cancer
BY Erik Ness
Whether a cancer arises on the left or right side of the colon can affect both prognosis and treatment.
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Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Information related to prevention, genetics, risk factors
Colorectal Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing colorectal cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Colorectal Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for colorectal cancer.
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