Tagged: colon cancer

colorectal cancer

Phytonutrients Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer

A review of research that included nearly 400,000 people from China’s National Center of Colorectal Surgery has determined that certain phytonutrients, specifically flavonoids and flavanols, have the ability to significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. After an extensive review of the evidence,...

cancer and obesity

Obesity Linked to Numerous Cancers

The increased risks of diabetes and heart disease aren’t the only reasons to lose weight. New research has been finding that at least twenty types of cancers are associated with being overweight or obese. In one – a large new European study from...

colon cancer and bacteria

Bacteria Implicated in Colon and Rectal Cancers

Two recent studies by independent research groups have found that colorectal tumors contain significantly high concentrations of Fusobacterium, an invasive anaerobic bacterium known for causing inflammatory issues around the body. The first study, by researchers from the BC Cancer Agency and the Michael...