CRC

Mismatch Repair Deficiency Testing Low Among Young Adults With Colorectal Cancer

Mismatch Repair Deficiency Testing Low Among Young Adults With Colorectal Cancer

Researchers found that 43.1% of the 17,218 younger adults underwent MMR deficiency testing, with an increase in the proportion from 2010 to 2012 (36.1% to 48%).

High Fiber Intake After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Associated With Decreased Mortality

High Fiber Intake After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Associated With Decreased Mortality

Each 5 g day increase in fiber intake was associated with 18% lower CRC-specific mortality and 14% lower all-cause mortality for patients who increased their fiber consumption after diagnosis.

Colorectal Cancer Incidence Increasing Among Younger Americans

Colorectal Cancer Incidence Increasing Among Younger Americans

Rates of rectal cancer have been rising longer and faster than colon cancer.

Moderate Activity Linked with Longer Survival in Advanced CRC

Moderate Activity Linked with Longer Survival in Advanced CRC

Patients only appeared to derive benefits from moderate -- not vigorous -- activity.

Healthier Lifestyle Shown to Reduce Risk of CRC in Men with Genetic Predisposition

Healthier Lifestyle Shown to Reduce Risk of CRC in Men with Genetic Predisposition

This study shows that adopting a healthy lifestyle can reduce a 25-year risk of developing CRC from 29 to 13% in men.

Routine Colonoscopy Performed After Age 75 Show Little to No Benefit, Study Finds

Routine Colonoscopy Performed After Age 75 Show Little to No Benefit, Study Finds

This study suggests that colonoscopies performed in individuals aged 75 years or older may not have much prevention benefit for colorectal cancer.

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