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Taking a break
  • 26 May 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • The EuropaColon HQ Away Day team taking a break over lunch from planning our projects for 2017 - 2020.
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Colorectal cancer rate rising among younger people
  • 25 May 2016
  • Statistics
  • Researchers find cancers are more advanced in those diagnosed before 50.



    A new study shows the rate of colorectal.........
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Obesity Awareness Day
  • 19 May 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • For men, a higher Body Mass Index (BMI) is strongly associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer. The.........
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Why do some patients with colon cancer survive longer than others?
  • 19 May 2016
  • Research
  • A study out Tuesday helps answer a question that has troubled oncologists.


    Why do some patients with colon cancer survive longer.........
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A Warm Welcome to a New Group
  • 19 May 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • As of Friday 13th of May, EuropaColon​ is greater for one more associate. K.E.F.I., The Association of Cancer.........
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High fat diet may raise cancer risk by changing gut cell stems
  • 12 May 2016
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • New research on mice suggests that by boosting stem cell production in the gut - and also by.........
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World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition
  • 12 May 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • Geoffrey Henning has been representing EuropaColon amongst 70 people from 54 organisations from as far afield as Japan.........
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CanCon Newsletter
  • 04 May 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • CanCon's latest newsletter has been published.

    Click here to read it.
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"High-quality cancer care should be accessible for patients and healthcare professionals"
  • 04 May 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • A downloadable PDF article:

    Involving Patients in a Multidisciplinary European ConsensusProcess and in the Development of a 'Patient.........
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Happy Marriage May Prompt Men to Get Colonoscopy Study
  • 04 May 2016
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Older men are more likely to get a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer if they're happily married.........
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Successful Launch of EuropaColon Germany
  • 28 April 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • After many years of cooperation with Wolfram Nolte, (member of our Expert Patient Advisory Board and Chair of.........
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The Archers Brings Stomas Into the Spotlight
  • 28 April 2016
  • Other News
  • Like the other five million listeners to BBC Radio Four's "The Archers", I am gripped by the storyline.........
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Cholesterol, not statins, influence colorectal cancer risk
  • 27 April 2016
  • Research
  • Long-term use of the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins does not appear to decrease a patient's risk of.........
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The full report from the Masterclass 2015 is ready!
  • 21 April 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • Following EuropaColons highly successful first advocacy masterclass in Warsaw, November 2015, the final report is now ready to.........
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AIOM Servici 2016, Naples
  • 21 April 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • Jola Gore Booth attended and presented the patients perspective at the 5th meeting on external quality assessment in.........
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Could Cures for Cancer Lie Hidden in the Cloud?
  • 20 April 2016
  • Research
  • When Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie found out she carried a faulty variant of the BRCA1 gene, her doctors.........
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Drinking up to 4 cups of coffee a day may actually be good for you, studies suggest
  • 20 April 2016
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • A cup of joe keeps the doctor away - or rather, two or three or even up to.........
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EURECCA Newsletter 2016
  • 20 April 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • EURECCA's April 2016 newsletter covers the Launch of Inspire at EBCC 10 International Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Registry as.........
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Screening success in Portugal after ten years of advocacy!!
  • 20 April 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • Yesterday the Assistant Secretary of State and Health announced, after ten years of constant campaigning by our colleagues.........
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Patients Rights have no Borders
  • 20 April 2016
  • Other Organisations
  • To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the European Patients’ Rights Day, Active Citizenship Network has decided to organize.........
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FDA approves first blood test for colorectal cancer
  • 14 April 2016
  • Research
  • The FDA has approved the Epi proColon blood-based screening test for the early detection of colorectal cancer, the.........
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European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO)
  • 14 April 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • Geoffrey Henning represented EuropaColon attending the third European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) in Brussels. A.........
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Fundraising ideas for beating Colorectal Cancer
  • 14 April 2016
  • Fundraising
  • March may be over for European Colorectal Cancer Awareness month but for the UK and Ireland April is.........
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Berlin Launch of EuropaColon Germany
  • 14 April 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • Our Director of Group Development, Zorana Maravic, will be representing EuropaColon at the launch of our newest Affiliate.........
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Colorectal screening saves lives and costs
  • 13 April 2016
  • Europacolon Blogs
  • Professor Stephen Halloran's interesting article was published by MedTech Views for ECCAM in March 2016.

    "Why do other.........
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