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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Launches New IBD Clinical Trials Community to Educate and Support Clinical Trial Participation

Clinical trial recruitment is a challenging step toward FDA approval of new treatments for patients across all disease states; this is especially true for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (the Foundation) launched today a dedicated Clinical Trials Community (the Community) for IBD. The Community is designed to educate patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers about the clinical ...

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Weight in adolescence may affect colorectal cancer risk

A new study has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon cancer in adulthood. Obesity was also associated with an elevated risk of developing rectal cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings come at a time of growing concern about the ...

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Study Reveals How Mouth Bacteria Reach Colon Tumors And Worsen Colon Cancer

Previous studies have shown mouth microbes called Fusobacterium nucleatum bacteria can promote the formation of colorectal tumors and worsen colorectal cancer in animals. But how these microbes make their way to the tumors and help them grow was not yet known. Now a new study has come up with some explanation revealing how fusobacteria from mouth travel to the colon ...

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