Colorectal Cancer

Definition of Colorectal Cancer:

A cancerous tumor of the large intestine.  It is marked by dark, sticky stools containing blood and a change in bowel habits.

Topics Related to Colorectal Cancer

Cancer, General

...recommendation Melatonin
“...Various researchers report successes against solid tumors, colorectal cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, brain metastases, glioblastoma, estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer, prostate cancer, metastatic renal cancer and adenocarcinoma of the pancreas...”

Colon Cancer

...the condition
“...Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable cancers...”
...our question about Eating processed meats
“One study has revealed that every 50 grams of processed meat consumed daily increases the risk of colorectal cancer by 50%.”
...recommendation Alcohol Avoidance
“You should drink under one alcoholic drink a day because drinking alcohol increases your risk of colorectal cancer.  Since it can have both positive and negative effects on your health, you may wish to talk to a health care professional about how alcohol may affect you.”
...recommendation Increased Fruit/Vegetable Consumption
“It was suggested in 1970 by Burkitt that dietary fiber reduces the risk of colorectal cancer, based on lower rates of this cancer in populations eating a high fiber diet...”
...recommendation NSAIDs
“Aspirin and other NSAIDs have been previously reported to protect against the development of colorectal cancer...”
...recommendation Tobacco Avoidance
“Smoking increases your risk of colorectal cancer.”
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General Cancer Screening

...as a treatment
“...COLON CANCER / POLYPS The USPSTF strongly recommends that clinicians screen men and women aged 50 years or older for colorectal cancer.  There is good evidence that periodic fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) reduces mortality from colorectal cancer and fair evidence that sigmoidoscopy alone or in combination with...”

Hemorrhoids

...the condition
“...Bleeding may also be a symptom of other digestive diseases, including colorectal cancer.”

High/Increased Fiber Diet

...as a treatment
“...Different types of fiber may have protective benefit in various bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulosis, colorectal cancer and other conditions such as diabetes, hypercholesterolemia and obesity...”
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Hydrazine Sulfate

...as a treatment
“...The common types of cancer most frequently reported to benefit from hydrazine sulfate therapy are colorectal cancer, ovarian cancer, prostatic cancer, lung (bronchogenic) cancer, Hodgkin's disease and other lymphomas, thyroid cancer, melanoma, and breast cancer...”

LDN - Low Dose Naltrexone

...as a treatment
“...The following diseases have been benefited by LDN use according to Dr. Bernard Bihari, MD.  ... Colorectal Cancer...”

Lycopene

...as a treatment
“...Several studies have found a lower risk for colorectal cancer in people who eat a lot of tomato products and/or have higher levels of lycopene in their blood...”

Occult Blood Tests

...as a treatment
“...These tests are useful in detecting hidden blood in the stool, and are mainly used for colorectal cancer screening...”

Periodontal Disease - Gingivitis

...relationship to Colon Cancer
“January, 2018: A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that nonsmokers with severe gum disease were found to have a particularly elevated risk of developing colorectal cancer compared to those with no or mild gum disease.”

Postmenopausal Issues

...the condition
“...After lung and breast cancer, colorectal cancer is the next most common cause of cancer death in US women...”

Rectal Cancer

...the condition
“Out of all cases of colorectal cancer, some 70% of malignancies occur in the colon (the large intestine) and 30% appear in the rectum...”
...our question about Aspirin use
“October, 2017: A major Chinese study involving 600,000 subjects reported that daily aspirin use results in a 34% reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer.”

Stool Exam

...as a treatment
“...Screening for colorectal cancer by checking for hidden (occult) blood...”
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