Dietary fibre and colorectal cancer - where do we stand?
Men who have diets high in fibre are 29 per cent more likely to be
protected from colorectal cancer than women, a result that may
explain the disagreement between other studies, claims new
Vitamin D, calcium and colorectal cancer
Daily supplements of vitamin D and calcium 'had no effect' on the
risk of colorectal cancer, according to a large-scale study from
the US. But an independent cancer expert says these claims should
be interpreted in the light...
More evidence of null link between coffee and colorectal cancer
Drinking as much as six cups of coffee per day has no effect on the
risk of colon or rectal cancer, according to Swedish researchers,
adding to evidence that coffee and the cancer are not linked.
More support for magnesium against colon cancer
New research indicates that a diet rich in magnesium may lower the
risk of colon cancer, supporting previous studies inversely linking
intake of the mineral to the disease.
Dietary fibre not yet proven to reduce colorectal cancer risk, says study
Dietary fibre intake may not be associated with reduced risk of
colorectal cancer, according to a study in today's issue of the
Journal of the American Medical Association (vol 294,
Fish may protect against colorectal cancer
People who regularly eat fish are less likely to develop colorectal
cancer, reveals new data out today from the biggest ever
investigation into diet's impact on cancer incidence.
Synbiotic ingredient plus probiotics reduces cancer risk
An EU-funded project has found that a synbiotic ingredient in
conjunction with probiotics can help reduce the risk of colorectal
Magnesium may protect against colorectal cancer
High levels of dietary magnesium may help protect women from
developing colorectal cancer, shows a Swedish study.
Cancer burden needs to be tackled, warn researchers
Europe needs to make a major assault on the four biggest cancers if
it is to make significant progress against the burden of the
disease, say researchers today.
Calcium may protect women from colorectal cancer
Women consuming more than 800 milligrams of calcium each day
reduced their risk of colorectal cancer by as much as 46 per cent,
according a large study carried out in the US.
Calcium supplements may protect against cancer
Daily calcium supplements may protect against colon polyps,
particularly the advanced type that go on to become cancer,
according to research published in the Journal
of the National Cancer Institute.
Calcium supplements can lower risk of advanced colon polyps
Calcium supplements, previously shown to cut the risk of colorectal
polyps, appears to have the greatest effect on advanced colorectal
adenomas, considered to be most strongly associated to invasive
colorectal cancer, according to...
Synbiotics could reduce risk of colon cancer
Synbiotics, a combination of prebiotic and probiotic bacteria,
appear to reduce the risk of colon cancer, the most common form of
cancer in the European Union, revealed researchers last month.
High GI foods may raise cancer risk
A diet with a high glycaemic load could increase the risk of
colorectal cancer, find US scientists following recent research on
nearly 40,000 middle-aged women. Findings could further fire
interest into new methods of controlling...
Calcium, vitamin D partner in colon cancer prevention
Calcium and vitamin D work in tandem, not separately, to reduce the
risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new study reported in
today's issue of Journal of the National Cancer Institute.