The Right Dose
Researchers want to find out when cancer patients can benefit from receiving lower doses of drugs or radiation, shortening treatment or skipping certain treatments altogether.
by Kate Yandell
Coping With Trauma
Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.
by Jamie Aten
Eating more roughage may yield benefits following a colorectal cancer diagnosis.
by Lindsey Konkel
Young Colorectal Cancer Patients Are Often Misdiagnosed
A new survey suggests that young adults with colorectal cancer struggle to receive an accurate, prompt diagnosis.
by Bradley Jones
Drug Combo Targets Polyp Growth
Study findings support precision approaches to risk reduction.
by Dara Chadwick
A Better Way to Screen for Lynch Syndrome?
Researchers say a next-generation sequencing test could improve screening in colorectal cancer patients for a hereditary syndrome that raises cancer risk. Some experts have concerns.
by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock
Researcher Tom Marsilje is helping fellow colorectal cancer patients sort through clinical trials.
by Kate Yandell
Yesterday & Today
A Force of Nature
Known for the Christmas classic Santa Baby and her role as Catwoman in the 1960s TV series Batman, Eartha Kitt wowed audiences with her dancing, singing and acting. Her 2006 colorectal cancer diagnosis shocked those who knew her.
by Sharlene George
Aspirin Recommended to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk
Task force formally recognizes the benefits, with caveats.
by Yasmine Iqbal
Colorectal Cancer: A Troubling Trend
More people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer before 50, the recommended age to start screening.
by Charlotte Huff