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Type 2 Diabetes Associated with Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
There is an association between Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer (CRC) among men, but not women, according to a published study.

Low-Dose Aspirin Cuts Colon Cancer Risk
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
The use of long-term low-dose aspirin reduced both the incidence and the mortality associated with colorectal cancer, a 20-year follow-up of randomized trials showed.

Metformin Might Prevent Colorectal, Lung Cancers
Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Diabetes patients taking metformin have a 40% reduced risk for cancer.

Diabetes Doubles Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Women
Posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010
Older women who have diabetes face another potential health challenge: colorectal cancer. Researchers from Mayo Clinic report that having diabetes more than doubles the risk of developing certain types of colorectal cancer among women older than 55.

New Cancer Causing Gene Discovered and Silenced
Posted: Saturday, May 10, 2008
A new gene that is a direct cause of cancer has recently been found by researchers at Oklahoma University. The researchers were also able to suppress this gene, leading to speculation of revolutionary new cancer treatments.

Why Not All Fat is Created Equal
Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
The recent report that having a pot belly in your 40s roughly triples your risk of dementia in later life is just the tip of an ominous adipose iceberg.

An Apple A Day Might Keep The Colorectal Cancer Away
Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008
Eating apples and drinking apple juice might help in preventing colorectal cancer, a recent study has shown.

Cocoa Extract 'Targets Big Four'
Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2007
Epicatechin, a compound found in cocoa, could target four of the major health problems, it has been claimed. New research argues that the nutrient helps to target the risk of stroke, heart failure, cancer and diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes Raises Colorectal Adenoma and Cancer Risk
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006
Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased prevalence of colorectal cancer, according to two population-based studies reported in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Type 2 Diabetes An 80% Risk Factor for Colorectal Tumors in Women
Posted: Friday, June 02, 2006
Women with type 2 diabetes have an 80% increased risk of colorectal adenoma compared with non-diabetics, a team from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, reported.

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