People who ate the most trans fats were almost twice as likely to have colorectal adenomas found when they had a colonoscopy. Read the rest of this entry »
Drinking increases risk for colorectal cancer, but the type of alcoholic drinks don’t appear to make a difference. Instead, danger seems to come from the alcohol itself rather than other ingredients.
In the Netherlands Cohort Study on diet and cancer, alcohol consumption and specific alcoholic drinks were studied for more 2,300 people who had colon or rectal cancer. Compared to people who did not drink at all, there was a 30 percent increase in colorectal cancer among people who had 3 or more alcoholic drinks a day. Read the rest of this entry »
A previous diagnosis of ureter or kidney cancer increases the risk for colorectal cancer, especially when the diagnosis was made before the age of 60. In addition, colorectal cancer increases risk for certain urologic cancers.
Cancer in the ureter or renal pelvis (urothelial cancer) was most strongly associated with later colorectal cancer with only a small increased risk with diagnoses of bladder cancer or cancer in other parts of the kidney. Read the rest of this entry »