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Meatless for CRC prevention

It has been known for millennia that what we eat can be powerful medicine – or a slow poison. According to Ayurvedic medicine, the 5,000 year-old healing system originating in India, all good health starts with diet and digestion. Today, there is a growing body of evidence that shows how our diet impacts our risk of developin...

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Immunotherapy treatment proves to be superior to chemotherapy for a specific subset of patients with mCRC

The last few decades have seen important advances in colorectal cancer treatment. There are more options today for patients with colorectal cancer who historically may have had fewer effective treatments available to them, particularly those with advanced disease. One of the major highlights from the recent American Society ...

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Push For Your Tush volunteers spread the word

Co-leads of Push For Your Tush Ottawa share their connection to the cause and speak about the importance of this fundraising event for Colorectal Cancer Canada. ...

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2,700 VISITORS PASS THROUGH GIANT COLON TOUR AT THE SHERBROOKE HALF MARATHON

The Centre de recherche of the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS) and Colorectal Cancer Canada (CCC) presented The Giant Colon Tour at the site of the Sherbrooke Half Marathon on Saturday, June 29th at Parc Jacques Cartier.The Giant Colon Tour attracted event participants and members of the public who heard ab...

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Colorectal cancer screening in Ontario is changing to the FIT

On June 24, 2019, colorectal cancer screening in Ontario is changing to the FIT. What is the FIT? The fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is a screening test for individuals at average risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) and is used to detect blood in your stool – a sign of CRC. The FIT is a more sensitive test than the pre...

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