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Merck KGaA, AmoyDx Partner on Colorectal Cancer Test for Chinese Market

GenomeWeb - ‎17 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Germany-basedMerck KGaA announced today that it has partnered with Amoy Diagnostics to develop and commercialize a liquid biopsy test for metastatic colorectal cancer for the Chinese market. According to Merck, the test will ...

Nanotechnology research aimed at colorectal cancer receives $1.8 million in funding

Nanowerk - ‎14 hours ago‎
In an April 2015 Nature article ("TP53 loss creates therapeutic vulnerability in colorectal cancer"), they report that treatment that took advantage of POLR2A gene alteration completely eliminated tumors in animal models of colorectal cancer. The ...

Is a New at-Home Colon Cancer Test for You?

WebMD - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
July 27, 2016 -- Up to 40% of people who should get a test for colon cancer aren't doing so. That's one of the reasons why some doctors are encouraged by Cologuard, a new at-home test for colon cancer. The mail-away DNA stool test for colon cancer is ...
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Colorectal cancer: Minimally invasive, triple-therapy patch destroys tumors

Medical News Today - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The gold nanospheres that do not heat up in response to the near-infrared radiation deliver RNA - or gene therapy -to the site, which silences an important oncogene in colorectal cancer and forms the third and final line of treatment. Oncogenes are ...

Discovery of a novel gene for hereditary colon cancer

Science Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
The formation of large numbers of polyps in the colon has a high probability of developing into colon cancer, if left untreated.

Mutational analysis of primary and metastatic colorectal cancer samples underlying the resistance to cetuximab-based ...

Dove Medical Press - ‎8 hours ago‎
Purpose: Although several molecular markers predicting resistance to cetuximab- or panitumumab-based therapy of metastatic colorectal cancer were described, mutations in RAS proto-oncogenes remain the only predictors being used in daily clinical ...
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CellMax Life Launches With $14M in Funding, Early Colorectal Cancer Detection Test

GenomeWeb - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Blood-based cancer testing firm CellMax Life officially launched today. The company said it has raised $9 million in series A-1 venture financing, which - combined with earlier investments - brings its total funds raised to ...
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Researchers Develop Triple-Therapy Hydrogel Patch to Treat Colorectal Cancer

AZoNano - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
In the last step, gold nanospheres that do not heat up after being exposed to infrared radiation are used to deliver gene therapy or RNA to the site for suppressing an important oncogene in colorectal cancer. Oncogenes are genes that convert healthy ...

Patch That Targets Colorectal Cancer Shows Promising Results

Bioscience Technology - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Approximately one in 20 people will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime, making it the third-most prevalent form of the disease in the U.S.

According to Standford Health Care, Screening is curial for Colorectal cancer treatment – Lubbock Technology Time

Daily Star Gazette - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
According to Standford Health Care, Colorectal cancer is a quiet killer . When people hear it's name , they feel scare and uneasy and because people are reluctant to talk about it - much less undergo screenings and tests even when they are most at risk ...
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Common colon cancer tumor type blocked in mice: Clinical trial August 2016

Science Daily - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A new scientific study has identified why colorectal cancer cells depend on a specific nutrient, and a way to starve them of it.

Omega 3 intake linked to lower risk for death from colorectal cancer

Healio - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Higher intake of omega 3 fatty acids from oily fish after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer was associated with a reduced risk for cancer-specific mortality, according to the results of a prospective study published in Gut.

Global Colorectal Cancer Partnering 2010 to 2016

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
LONDON, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Provides understanding and access to the colorectal cancer partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies .
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Oily fish may reduce risk of death from bowel cancer, study suggests - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Just a few mouthfuls of oily fish a day could reduce the risk of bowel cancer patients dying from the disease, a new study suggests.

Genetic cause of 15 percent of colorectal cancer diagnoses identified

Science Daily - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Up to 15 percent of colorectal cancers show a genetic mutation known as DNA mismatch repair deficiency, or dMMR. Until now, little has been known about how the mutation behaves in rectal cancer patients, what causes dMMR, and which treatments may be ...

Researchers identify unique mechanism to suppress colorectal cancer tumors in mice - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A new scientific study has identified why colorectal cancer cells depend on a specific nutrient, and a way to starve them of it.

Colorectal cancer survivor advocates education, screening

Montana Standard - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The American Cancer Society ( reports men and women of average risk for developing colorectal cancer are advised to begin screening for cancer starting at the age of 50.

Bowel Cancer UK conducts two free Colorectal Cancer Study Days for healthcare professionals - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The UK's leading bowel cancer research charity, Bowel Cancer UK, is holding two Colorectal Cancer Study Days, to provide healthcare professionals with an essential update in prevention, screening, early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer.

Immunotherapy Combination Is Effective in Colorectal Cancer

Oncology Nurse Advisor - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
CHICAGO - The combination of cobimetinib and atezolizumab was well tolerated and demonstrated encouraging clinical activity in patients with microsatellite stable colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a study presented at the 2016 American Society of ...

The Beverage That Cuts Your Colorectal Cancer Risk by 50% - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
If you can't imagine life without coffee, you'll be happy to learn there is one more reason to enjoy that java: it may help protect you against colorectal cancer. According to new research in the medical journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers ...