All posts tagged colorectal cancer

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    Milk Thistle Extract, Silibinin, Reduces Self-Renewal of Colorectal Cancer Stem Cells

    A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 shows that the chemical silibinin, purified from milk thistle extract, affects cell signaling associated with inflammation and thus also the formation and survival of colorectal cancer stem cells.

Colorectal cancer cells like these may develop from some of the same gene alterations found in subsets of lung cancer
Study: Wait times up for V.A. cancer procedures, but does careful care outweigh the wait? Image: Flickr/NorthCharleston
Colorectal cancer, like this, may have a new enemy in XL-184. Image: Flickr/euthman
The complex combination of bioactive molecules in rice may help prevent cancer. Image: Flickr/SondraStewart