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  • Activities

    The COLOMED project includes a series of activities aimed at promoting the improvement of knowledge and treatments for colorectal cancer in the Mediterranean countries:

    • Creating strategic partnerships between the centers involved.
    • Broadening scientific cooperation among research grou...
  • Bowel Cancer

    Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer.

    Cancer can sometimes start in the small bowel, but small bowel cancer is much rarer than large bowel cancer. Bowel cance...

  • Causes

    Cancer occurs when the cells in a certain area of your body divide and multiply too rapidly. This produces a lump of tissue known as a tumour.

    Most cases of bowel cancer first develop inside clumps of cells on the inner lining of the bowel. These clumps are known as polyps. However, if yo...

  • COLOMED in a nutshell

    The COLOMED project aims at coordinating institutions, clinical and research centers operating in the field of colorectal cancer in the Mediterranean area.

    COLOMED is composed of a task force based in Rome at the Italian National Institute of Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanità), ...

  • Prevention

    There are some things that increase your risk of bowel cancer that you can't change, such as your family history or your age.

    However, there are several ways you can lower your chances of developing the condition.

     

    Diet

    Research suggests making changes to your...

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