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Colorectal Cancer

6 ways the Texas A&M Health Science Center is fighting cancer

January 31, 2018
#WorldCancerDay is February 4. Find out how we're doing our part.

Horizons of hope for people at risk of colorectal cancer

December 7, 2017
Research is leading to new technology that promises to detect the genetic mutations of the cancer years before a colonoscopy can

Bacteria actively drive development of colorectal cancer

July 13, 2017
Texas A&M findings could help pave the way to new treatment strategies

Our mothers told us to eat our vegetables: Now we know why

November 30, 2015
A compound in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may be able to not only help prevent cancer but also help to treat it

Colorectal cancer: Prevention starts with screenings

March 30, 2015

Colorectal cancer – or cancer of the large intestine – is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths for both men and women in the United States. However, it is also considered one of the most preventable cancers. With regular screenings, polyps – or unwanted growths in the colon – can be detected and removed.

Program that screens low-income Texans for colon cancer expands to 17 counties

March 2, 2015

The Texas A&M Health Science Center has received a $1.5 million grant that will enable a colorectal screening program for low-income Texans to continue for another three years and expand its outreach to 17 counties.

Texans in rural areas less likely to receive colorectal cancer screening

February 17, 2015

Colorectal cancer ranks second in cancer incidence and third in cancer-related deaths in the United States. Texans living in rural areas are less likely to have colorectal cancer screening, according to research conducted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.