Colon Cancer Research News

 

Colorectal Cancer Survival Increases, But Not for Everyone

The chances of surviving colorectal cancer (CRC) that has already spread to other parts of the body by the time it is diagnosed are much better today than they were in the late 1990s – but only for certain racial, ethnic, and age groups in the United States.

Evening Primrose

Evening primrose is a flowering plant originally native to North America that now grows throughout much of Europe and parts of Asia.

Toolkit in the Works to Up Colon Cancer Screening Rates

Colorectal cancer is currently one of only a handful of cancer types that can actually be prevented by getting a screening test. But about 1 in 3 American adults who need to be screened are not doing so. Jennifer Weiss, M.D., a researcher and physician at the University of Wisconsin, is working on a solution to this problem.