Despite its reputation as a disease that strikes in later years, colon cancer affects people of all ages.
The most common method of screening for colon cancer is a colonoscopy. However, certain cancer-causing polyps can be easily missed during an examination.
The grants cover a range of areas, including colitis and colon cancer, sepsis, genomic tools, and outreach strategies for clinical trials.
The new finding was published in the scientific journal eLife.
The annual event is scheduled for May 7.
Gastroenterology and Mucosal Immunology published the findings.