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Medical News Today: Diets ‘devoid of vegetable matter’ may cause colon cancer

Feeding mice a diet rich in a compound that results from the digestion of cabbage and other brassicas protected their gut from inflammation and cancer.

Medical News Today: Bowel cancer: Low-calorie soft drinks could reduce recurrence

A new study suggests that higher consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks is tied to less chance of recurrence and death in stage 3 bowel cancer.

Medical News Today: Targeting one hormone may help treat bowel cancer

A new study reveals that p38 protein in myeloid cells promotes gut inflammation and tumor formation with help from a hormone triggered by p38 in the cells.

Medical News Today: Is it possible to kill cancer by ‘overfeeding’ it?

Cancer thrives on the buildup of 'nutrients' that can damage healthy cells. But can cancer cells have 'too much of a good thing?' Researchers investigate.

Medical News Today: Low vitamin D levels may raise bowel cancer risk

Pooling data from three continents and multiple studies, researchers find a link between lower vitamin D levels and increased risk of colorectal cancer.

Medical News Today: Aspirin’s anticancer effect explored

The common over-the-counter painkiller aspirin appears to protect against colorectal cancer. A new study uncovers the cellular mechanisms involved.

Medical News Today: Antifungal drug kills dormant colorectal cancer cells

Dormant tumor cells in colorectal cancer are therapy-resistant, but a new study has found that a drug used to treat fungal infections could eliminate them.

Medical News Today: Could gut bacteria drive colon cancer?

Could gut bacteria impact the development of colon cancer by interacting with molecules that help to regulate gene expression? A recent study investigates.

Medical News Today: Colorectal cancer: Treatment looks set for human clinical trials

An immunotherapy that engineers T cells to target only cancer cells killed tumors and prevented metastases in a mouse model of human colorectal cancer.

Medical News Today: Two common iron supplements may cause cancer

Researchers find that certain iron supplements — called ferric citrate and ferric EDTA — increase the levels of a cancer biomarker.