Colorectal Cancer

Patient Inhibitions A Significant Barrier to Colon Cancer Screening

October 22nd 2020, 9:08pm

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Numerous challenges present themselves when a patient chooses to get screened for colorectal cancer, but we know very little about why patients may opt-out of getting screened.

Increased Coffee Consumption Associated With Improved Outcomes in Patients With Advanced or Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

October 14th 2020, 6:00pm

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The average overall survival for patients who reported consuming four or more cups of coffee per day prior to trail enrollment was 39 months.

The Problem with the Cancer ‘Battle’

September 18th 2020, 9:00pm

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The terminology surrounding the cancer journey is often associated with a “battle” and can misconstrue the experience of treatment.

Overuse of Antibiotics Could Be Linked to Rise in Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer, Says One Expert

September 18th 2020, 6:00pm

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Dr. Mark Lewis discusses the rise of early-onset colorectal cancer, as awareness for the disease has spiked in the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s passing, being linked to the overuse of antibiotics.

Friday Frontline: Drinking Coffee Associated with Longer Survival in Patients with Colorectal Cancer, California Wildfires Damage Pediatric Cancer Summer Camp and More

September 18th 2020, 3:00pm

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From new research finding an association with longer survival in patients with colorectal cancer and the amount of coffee they drink in a day to the historic wildfires in northern California damaging, and possibly destroying, a summer camp for pediatric patients with cancer and more, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Colon and Rectal Cancer Can Be a Reality For Gen-X, Millennials, and Gen-Z

September 18th 2020, 2:00pm

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Colon cancer and rectal cancer are diseases that younger generations need to take seriously.

How Younger Patients With Colorectal Cancer Symptoms Can Be Better Self Advocates

September 15th 2020, 9:00pm

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Young-onset colorectal cancer is sometimes hard for patients to talk about due to stigma, but one oncologist discusses how patients can be better self-advocates.

When it Comes to Cancer, 'You Never Know What Someone is Going Through'

September 15th 2020, 1:00pm

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The death of actor Chadwick Boseman from colorectal cancer has brought to light that many people with cancer fight their battles quietly, and how even oncologists need to be considerate of a patient’s struggles despite how they appear.

Chadwick Boseman’s Death Highlights Need for Earlier Screening in Colorectal Cancer

September 14th 2020, 1:00pm

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The recent death of Chadwick Boseman highlights the need for earlier screening in colorectal cancer, especially for young people.

Cancer Organizations Reflect on Death of Chadwick Boseman, Impact of Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer

September 13th 2020, 2:00pm

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“With education and awareness to defeat the stigma, resources for those diagnosed, and innovative research toward cures, we can end colorectal cancer in our lifetime,” Michael Sapienza, CEO of Colorectal Cancer Alliance, said in a statement.

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