Increasing Incidence of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer

Early-onset disease (at <50 years of age) accounts for 10% of colorectal cancer cases, and the incidence is increasing, particularly in high-income countries. Patients often present with advanced disease in the left colon. One in six patients has deficient DNA mismatch repair. Screening is now recommended to begin at 45 years of age. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra2200869

Age at Initiation of Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Colorectal Cancer Risk Among US Women

Importance In the past 4 years, the American Cancer Society and the US Preventive Services Task Force updated recommendations to initiate colorectal cancer (CRC) screening at 45 years of age to address the increasing incidence of CRC among adults younger than 50 years. However, empirical evidence evaluating the potential benefits of screening in younger populations …

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A retrospective observational study on cases of anaplastic brain tumors treated with the Di Bella Method: A rationale and effectiveness

AbstractDespite all the new developments in cancer therapy, the life expectancy of patients with malignant anaplastic brain tumors and glioblastoma multiform (GBM) remains short. Since the establishment of the Di Bella Method (DBM) in cancer therapy, DBM was able to increase the survival rate and life quality, without overt toxicity, in comparison to what is …

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Sodium accumulation in breast cancer predicts malignancy and treatment response

BackgroundBreast cancer remains a leading cause of death in women and novel imaging biomarkers are urgently required. Here, we demonstrate the diagnostic and treatment-monitoring potential of non-invasive sodium (23Na) MRI in preclinical models of breast cancer. MethodsFemale Rag2−/− Il2rg−/− and Balb/c mice bearing orthotopic breast tumours (MDA-MB-231, EMT6 and 4T1) underwent MRI as part of …

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Microbiomes of Urine and the Prostate Are Linked to Human Prostate Cancer Risk Groups

Bacteria play a suspected role in the development of several cancer types, and associations between the presence of particular bacteria and prostate cancer have been reported. ObjectiveTo provide improved characterisation of the prostate and urine microbiome and to investigate the prognostic potential of the bacteria present. Design, setting, and participantsMicrobiome profiles were interrogated in sample …

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