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# colorectal - Monday 27 January, 2014

Rate of non-melanoma skin cancer predicted to increase by over 350%

Incidents of cancer overall are expected to double according to figures from the National Cancer Registry.

# colorectal - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo

Scientists at the RSCI and Beaumont Hospital develop a method that could avert chemotherapy if it won’t work.

# colorectal - Friday 23 November, 2012

Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment

MitaMed has begun a clinical trial in Cork and Dublin hospitals for its treatment for colorectal cancers.

# colorectal - Friday 28 October, 2011

Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"

A new study, published in The Lancet, says that taking two pills of aspirin a day can cut the risk of bowel cancer by almost two thirds for certain patients.

# colorectal - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Bowel cancer screening delayed until next year

The programme was due to be rolled out nationally in January 2012. However, the National Cancer Screening Service said it has not reached “quality assurance standards” yet.