Too much time spent in front of the television increases the risk of colorectal cancer
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Too much time spent in front of the television increases the risk of colorectal cancer

The sedentary lifestyle is considered one of the ten risk factors for mortality worldwide and a recent study confirms its role in the occurrence of a specific chronic disease, colorectal cancer.Led by researchers from the University of Washington, it highlights a link between the time spent sitting, in particular in front of the television, and […]

Mars Bleu: still too many taboos around colorectal cancer screening
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Mars Bleu: still too many taboos around colorectal cancer screening

If the month “Pink October” is an opportunity to raise awareness about screening for female breast cancer, the message is more discreet for the colorectal cancer screening during the month “Blue March”. This is what the League against Cancer regrets, which, through a new online prevention campaign, wishes to play down screening for this disease […]

Colorectal cancer on the rise in Europe among people under 50
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Colorectal cancer on the rise in Europe among people under 50

Two scientific studies published on May 16 reveal theWorrying increase in colorectal cancer in developed countries, especially in Australia, Canada and Europe. With regard to Europe, the data analyzed relate to twenty countries, including France, and concern 143 million people aged 20 to 49. Over the period 2004-2016, the number of cases of colorectal cancer […]

Colorectal cancer: microbiota analysis would help diagnose it early
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Colorectal cancer: microbiota analysis would help diagnose it early

The intestinal microbiota, or intestinal flora, is the subject of numerous scientific researches as the composition of this ecosystem of the body has repercussions on health, in particular at the metabolic or psychological level. New study from Osaka University in Japan suggests that gut microbiota analysis could be used todetect early colorectal cancer. The third […]