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Colorectal Cancer News in Brief: November 29

Briefly Swedish researchers have found a drug that inhibits a dangerous cell pathway while leaving a protective one intact pointing the way to preventing colon polyps from becoming cancerous.  In a large study, 8 out of 10 chemotherapy patients experienced symptoms of insomnia or outright insomnia after their first cycle of chemo. A work team from the United Kingdom will help restore an elementary school in South Africa while simultaneously raising money for colon cancer research. Connect to a poem by Elspeth Murray asking doctors to communicate clearly but with empathy and to an article about coping with cancer during the holidays.