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Three-drug combo improves survival period of bowel cancer patients: Study

July 08, 2019 7:37 am

The data from the results of a phase-3 clinical trial noted that the three-drug combination, encorafenib, binimetinib and cetuximab, should replace chemotherapy for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who have a BRAF gene flaw.

How gut bacteria, broccoli can help keep bowel cancer away

January 13, 2018 6:58 pm

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, after lung and prostate cancer. Although the 5-year survival rates for earlier stages of this cancer are relatively good, at later stages survival goes down and the risk of cancer recurrence goes up considerably.

How can your belly fat increase the risk of cancer? Read on to know

May 24, 2017 6:41 pm

Every 11 cm increase in the waistline escalates the risk of obesity related cancers such as breast, bowel, womb, pancreatic, kidney, liver, gallbladder, ovarian and thyroid by 13 per cent.

Paper Clip: Living healthy helps, even before diagnosis of bowel cancer

May 07, 2015 12:55 am

Bowel cancer, also called colorectal cancer, is the second most common cancer in men and the third most common cancer in women worldwide.

Sunshine vitamin D boosts survival chances in bowel cancer

July 10, 2014 10:23 am

Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, according to a research.

Tumour 'fingerprinting' may help treat bowel cancer

August 13, 2013 3:33 pm

Working out the stage of a tumour is critical for planning a patient's treatment.

Eating rice may help fight cancer

October 05, 2012 12:20 pm

Per capita,rice consumption declined by almost 50 per cent in Japan over the past 20 to 30 years.

Dangers of sitting at a desk all day

April 29, 2011 12:27 pm

A desk job could be as harmful to our health as smoking,a study has found.

Milk can cut bowel cancer risk by 40 per cent: study

February 11, 2011 6:54 pm

Children who regularly drink milk are up to 40 per cent less likely to suffer from bowel cancer,a new study has claimed.

Dogs 'can tell if you're getting bowel cancer'

February 01, 2011 3:59 pm

Believe it or not,dogs can sniff out bowel cancer in breath and stool samples.