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Researchers use gut bacteria to map genetic mutations in colorectal cancer tumours.

Colorectal cancer is now understood to be definitely linked to microbial problems in the gut.  Research has shown that the disease is linked with less numbers and diversity in the … Continue Reading Researchers use gut bacteria to map genetic mutations in colorectal cancer tumours.

New nanotech contrast enables blood test for precancerous growth in colon cancer.

Colon cancer is often detected in its earliest stages thanks in part to screening technologies like colonoscopy. By snaking a camera through a patient’s intestines, doctors can identify polyps and … Continue Reading New nanotech contrast enables blood test for precancerous growth in colon cancer.