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Study discovers expected restorative targets can repress colorectal cancer progression(Pexels)

There might be a way to control the progress of colorectal cancer, says study

ANI |
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2021 08:04 AM IST
Scientists from Japan might have found a new way to control the progress of the colorectal cancer. The tissues of this cancer contains two kinds of fibroblasts which promote and restrain the progress and altering the balance between the two types of cells could stop the spread of the tumours.
A microbe found in the colon and commonly associated with the development of colitis and colon cancer also may play a role in the development of some breast cancers, according to new research(ANI)
A microbe found in the colon and commonly associated with the development of colitis and colon cancer also may play a role in the development of some breast cancers, according to new research(ANI)

Study suggests gut microbe may promote breast cancers

Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 10:49 AM IST
A microbe found in the colon and commonly associated with the development of colitis and colon cancer also may play a role in the development of some breast cancers, according to new research.
Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, has died of cancer.(Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)
Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, has died of cancer.(Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)

Chadwick Boseman’s old interview where he hinted at cancer battle goes viral: ‘One day I’ll live to tell the story’

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 03:10 PM IST
An old interview of Chadwick Boseman, in which the actor said that the reporter had ‘no idea’ about his story, is going viral. Boseman died after a four-year battle with colon cancer at 43.
Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther. The actor has died at the age of 43.
Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther. The actor has died at the age of 43.

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies of colon cancer at 43

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 07:33 PM IST
Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman has died of colon cancer at 43, his family has said in a statement. The actor died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side.
Colorectal cancer is treatable if it is detected early.(iStock)
Colorectal cancer is treatable if it is detected early.(iStock)

Diagnosed with colorectal cancer? An expert is here to guide you

By By Dr. Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2020 08:57 AM IST
Your overall health and the stage of your colorectal cancer will help your doctor create a treatment plan.
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon.(iStock)
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon.(iStock)

Colorectal cancer: Common doubts answered

By By Dr. Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 10:42 AM IST
Some factors that increase your risk of developing colorectal cancer are unavoidable and can’t be changed. Age is one of them.
Colon cancer mostly occurs in those older than 50 years of age.(iStock)
Colon cancer mostly occurs in those older than 50 years of age.(iStock)

Spread awareness about colorectal cancer

By By Dr. Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2020 12:32 PM IST
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the world. About 18 lakh cases were diagnosed and nearly 8.5 lakh deaths occurred due to colon cancer in 2018, according to global cancer database GLOBOCAN.
If you lead an inactive life, you are more likely to develop colon cancer.(iStock)
If you lead an inactive life, you are more likely to develop colon cancer.(iStock)

Those with sedentary lifestyle more likely to develop colon cancer

By By Dr.Tushar Patil
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 08:44 AM IST
The other modifiable risk factors include smoking and consumption of red or processed meat.
Left-sided tumors have rounded masses, which are easier to detect in the early stages.(iStock)
Left-sided tumors have rounded masses, which are easier to detect in the early stages.(iStock)

The right and left of colon cancer

By By Dr.Amit Bhatt
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 10:11 AM IST
Several studies have shown that patients with colon cancers on the right side have worse short- and long-term survival rates than those with left-sided tumors.
Colon and rectal cancers are those that involve the lowest part of the digestive system: the large intestine and the rectum.(Freepik)
Colon and rectal cancers are those that involve the lowest part of the digestive system: the large intestine and the rectum.(Freepik)

Look out for these symptoms of colorectal cancer

By By Dr.Pushpak Chirmade
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 09:07 AM IST
Weakness, dark-coloured stools, and stomach pain are indicative of colon cancer, says expert.
Cancer arising from the large intestine is referred to as colorectal cancer.(iStock)
Cancer arising from the large intestine is referred to as colorectal cancer.(iStock)

Colorectal cancer: Cost of urbanization

By By Dr.Sonia Dhaka
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 08:18 AM IST
Regular screenings, beginning at age 50, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer.
Those older than 50 years of age stand a higher chance of developing colorectal cancer.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Those older than 50 years of age stand a higher chance of developing colorectal cancer.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Colorectal cancer leading cause of death worldwide

By By Dr. Ankur Bahl
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 08:59 AM IST
You can reduce your risk of developing colon cancer by increasing physical activity, limiting alcohol consumption, and avoiding tobacco.
Medical studies say that colon cancer begins when healthy cells in the colon develop changes in their DNA.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Medical studies say that colon cancer begins when healthy cells in the colon develop changes in their DNA.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

All you need to know about colorectal cancer

UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 10:26 AM IST
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and opting for regular screenings go a long way in keeping colorectal cancer at bay.
Two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to a new study.(Unsplash)
Two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to a new study.(Unsplash)

High-fat diet may increase colon cancer risk

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 03:57 PM IST
Two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to a new study.
The Union government will fund the entire treatment for beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) even if their states have pulled out of scheme for some reason.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The Union government will fund the entire treatment for beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) even if their states have pulled out of scheme for some reason.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Centre to foot bill in states that pulled out of Ayushman Bharat

New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 03:42 PM IST
The National Health Authority (NHA), the implementing agency for the scheme, has sought special permission from the Union health minister JP Nadda.
Use of low-dose aspirin helps to prevent heart disease, stroke and cancer, suggests previous research.(Shutterstock)
Use of low-dose aspirin helps to prevent heart disease, stroke and cancer, suggests previous research.(Shutterstock)

Popping an aspirin can reduce spread of cancer

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 01:20 PM IST
Aspirin is not just good for treating headaches. Low-dose aspirin can also help in the treatment of cancer and prevent it from spreading through the body, says this new study.
Here’s what sitting for too long does to your body.(Shutterstock)
Here’s what sitting for too long does to your body.(Shutterstock)

Sitting for too long, here’s what happens when you don’t move often

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2018 02:11 PM IST
Increased health risks have been reported both for high-volume sitting, such as sitting for seven or more hours per day, and for prolonged uninterrupted sitting, such as sitting for 30 minutes or longer without a break. The health risks of prolonged sitting are independent of whether the person participates in recommended physical activity.
Cabbage, kale and broccoli can prevent colon cancer.(Shutterstock)
Cabbage, kale and broccoli can prevent colon cancer.(Shutterstock)

Adding cabbage and broccoli to your diet may help prevent colon cancer

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2018 11:48 AM IST
While the health benefits of vegetables are well-established, many of the mechanisms behind them remain unknown. This study offers the first concrete evidence of how I3C in the diet can prevent colon inflammation and cancer, by activating a protein called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR).
A study shows that artificially sweetened beverages are associated with a significantly lower risk of colon cancer.(Shutterstock)
A study shows that artificially sweetened beverages are associated with a significantly lower risk of colon cancer.(Shutterstock)

Diet soda could prevent recurrence of colon cancer, reduce risk of death

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 04:51 PM IST
Artificially sweetened beverages, such as diet soda, could be associated with a lower risk of colon cancer recurrence and cancer death, says a new study.
Weight loss diet plan: Research has found links between people with certain types of bacteria in the gut and diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and colon cancer.(Getty Images)
Weight loss diet plan: Research has found links between people with certain types of bacteria in the gut and diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and colon cancer.(Getty Images)

Weight loss diet plan, these 9 superfoods will keep your gut healthy

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 04:12 PM IST
Weight loss diet plan: If you want to lose weight fast, keep your gut healthy. It will also ensure that you minimise your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cancer. Here are 9 foods you should include in your diet plan to boost the good microbes in your body.
Mouthwash contains triclosan which may cause harm by disrupting good bacteria.(Shutterstock)
Mouthwash contains triclosan which may cause harm by disrupting good bacteria.(Shutterstock)

This common chemical used in mouthwash and cosmetics can cause colon cancer

Bloomberg | By Faye Flam, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 04:36 PM IST
There is growing evidence that triclosan — one of the main antibacterial chemicals incorporated into soaps, cosmetics, mouthwash, and toothpaste — is unsafe. Here’s all you need to know.
Here’s how vitamin D can help you.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how vitamin D can help you.(Shutterstock)

Vitamin D in your diet, high levels can cut risk of colon cancer

Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2018 04:00 PM IST
Add more eggs, fish, mushrooms in your diet to benefit from their concentration of vitamin D.
Aspirin is known for its anti-inflammatory properties.(Shutterstock)
Aspirin is known for its anti-inflammatory properties.(Shutterstock)

Obesity can cause cancer. Aspirin pills can protect you from it

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 11:44 AM IST
While obesity is known to enhance cancer development, a new study shows that aspirin can counter the effect and boost the body’s defence mechanism against the deadly disease.
The study showed that those regularly eating red meat compared to a red meat-free diet had higher rates of distal colon cancer .(Shutterstock)
The study showed that those regularly eating red meat compared to a red meat-free diet had higher rates of distal colon cancer .(Shutterstock)

Women, love red meat? You may want to read this as it is linked to higher risk of colon cancer

Indo Asian News Service, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 03:44 PM IST
The impact of different types of red meat and dietary patterns on cancer locations is one of the biggest challenges in the study of diet and colorectal cancer.
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