Probing the tumor microenvironment
Jul. 12, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers used single-cell sequencing, imaging, and computational approaches to characterize the colonic tumor microenvironment, providing important insights to the components that play roles in colorectal tumor pathogenesis.
Fish oil and cancer prevention
Jun. 24, 2019—Fish oil supplementation provides a modest but beneficial effect on reducing molecules associated with colorectal cancer development.
Calcium intake and colorectal cancer
Oct. 18, 2017—Calcium intake appears to protect against colorectal cancer in individuals with certain gene variants, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Fatty acids and adenoma risk
Aug. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers have found that red blood cell membrane fatty acid content is associated with risk of having colorectal adenomas, with omega-6 fatty acids increasing and omega-3 fatty acids decreasing risk.
Colorectal cancer clues
Jan. 19, 2017—Although cancers arising from different areas of the large intestine are heterogeneous, they appear to use similar important tumorigenic pathways.
Urine biomarker for colon cancer?
Mar. 10, 2012—A molecule detectable in urine may be helpful in diagnosing colon cancer.