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Colon cancer growth reduced by exercise
28.2.2019 The Physiological Society Press Release | More information...

Exercise may play a role in reducing the growth of colon cancer cells according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology [1]. The study found that after a short session of high intensity interval training (HIIT), growth of colon cancer cells was reduced, and this also increased indicators of inflammation.

Cancer incidence continues to rise: 1 in 5 men, 1 in 6 women
5.12.2018 medscape.com, IBA FM MU | More information...

In 2018, an estimated 18.1 million new cases cancer will be diagnosed globally, and 9.6 million will die from the disease, according to the latest report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) [1].

Epidemiology of colorectal cancer: international comparison
30.10.2018 IBA LF MU | More information...

Do you want to know how the Czech Republic is doing in terms of colorectal cancer epidemiology when compared with other countries worldwide and in Europe?

Obesity linked to increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer
11.10.2018 Washington University School of Medicine Press Release | More information...

Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as women who have what is considered a normal body mass index (BMI), according to new research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis [1].