The Science You should Have Heard About Last Week: Colorectal Cancer

This week, scientists from the University of Singapore have published their findings on a novel new system to fight colorectal cancer. In particular, they have found a way to fight cancer stem cells, a small group of cells within a tumor that are considered among the most dangerous part of cancer. These cells can reproduce … Read more

The Science You Should Have Heard About This Week

I cannot do anything without having a cup of black coffee in the morning and I feel this sentiment is shared by a really large segment of the population. Coffee is delicious and like most other foods and beverages can both be bad or good for you. Some very interesting and trustworthy studies have been … Read more

Are you young? Look out for colon cancer.

The colorectal cancer statistics for this past year were recently published. While the most striking thing the report highlights is undoubtedly the marked racial differences in colon cancer incidence and prognosisĀ (check out my previous postĀ here), another shocking fact highlighted by the report is how the risk of colon cancer is increasing in younger people. Colorectal … Read more