U-M study offers new clues about how the composition of the gut microbiome may contribute to the development of colorectal cancer.
A study of colonoscopy recipients finds mixed feelings about using age, life expectancy and risk calculators to guide screening. How doctors can steer the conversation.
A new study indicates a benefit for all young colon cancer patients to have genetic testing. But with more than half exhibiting no family history, will insurers cover the tests?
Personalized dosing of omega-3 fatty acids decreases prostaglandin E2 in the colon, but the beneficial effects are smaller in overweight people, research finds.
High-quality imaging, surgical expertise and ongoing research will help specialists treat the complexities of rectal cancer while preserving patients’ quality of life.