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Managing Side Effects From EGFR Inhibitors

April 10, 2018

Managing Side Effects From EGFR Inhibitors

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CancerConnect News: Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) inhibitor drugs are a type of precision cancer medicine commonly used to treat lung, colon, head and neck and other cancers that over express the EGFR.  There are several EGFR inhibitor drugs and these cause similar side effects. The EGFR pathway is a normal biologic pathway found in […]

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Tags: cetuximab, Colon Cancer, diarrhea, EGFR inhibitors, erbitux, Erlotinib, Gefitinib, Head and Neck Cancer, iressa, Lung Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Start 2018 Right: Plan for Cancer Screening and Save Lives!

January 5, 2018

Start 2018 Right: Plan for Cancer Screening and Save Lives!

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Screening guidelines should initiate conversations with your healthcare team.  Charles H Weaver MD, Editor CancerConnect CancerConnect News: The goal of cancer screening is to find disease at early stages in people who are otherwise asymptomatic—before it causes symptoms and when it may be more easily treatable.  Screening tests are not available for every type of […]

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Tags: breast, Breast Cancer, cancer screening, Colon, Colon Cancer, lung, Lung Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Skin Cancer


Another Study Confirms That Daily Aspirin Lowers Risk of Colorectal & Other GI Tract Cancers

May 9, 2016

Another Study Confirms That Daily Aspirin Lowers Risk of Colorectal & Other GI Tract Cancers

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The regular use of aspirin significantly reduces the overall risk of cancer, especially colorectal and other gastrointestinal tract cancers, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology.1 The recent report supports the results of previous clinical studies that have also demonstrated that the daily use of aspirin reduces the risk of death from several common cancers, including lung, […]

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Tags: aspirin, benefit, cancer, Colon Cancer, colorectal, daily, Esophageal Cancer, gastrointestinal, lung, Lung Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Afinitor® Promising in Neuroendocrine Tumors Originating in Gastrointestinal Tract or Lungs

August 10, 2015

Afinitor® Promising in Neuroendocrine Tumors Originating in Gastrointestinal Tract or Lungs

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The drug Afinitor® (everolimus) is currently be studied in a Phase III clinical trial for patients with nonfunctional neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract or lungs. The trial is ongoing, but findings so far are promising: patients treated with Afinitor plus best supportive care appear to live longer without cancer progression than patients […]

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Tags: afinitor, everolimus, Gastric Cancer, General Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer, mtor, NET, neuroendocrine tumors, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Recurrent Gastric Cancer, Stages III-IV Gastric Cancer


June 21, 2013

Fitness in Middle Age Reduces Cancer Risk in Men

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In a large, long-term study, men with good cardiovascular fitness in middle age were less likely to develop and die from colorectal and lung cancers. These results were presented at 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Regular physical activity is known to have a broad range of health benefits, including […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer


November 7, 2012

Patients with Advanced Cancer May Have Inaccurate Expectations of Chemotherapy

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Patients with advanced, incurable cancer may have the inaccurate belief that chemotherapy can cure their cancer, according to the results of a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine—and such misconceptions could compromise their ability to make informed treatment decisions. Chemotherapy is the primary treatment approach for metastatic colorectal and lung cancers. Although the […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, News Tips and Features, Recurrent Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, Stage IV (D)/Relapsed Colon Cancer, Stages IIIB-IV Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell


November 9, 2011

Organ Transplant Recipients Have Increased Cancer Risk

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People who have received a solid organ transplant (such as a kidney or liver) are twice as likely as people in the general population to develop cancer. These results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In 2010, more than 28,000 solid organ transplants were performed in the United States. These procedures […]

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Tags: General Lung Cancer, General Renal Cancer, Health and Wellness, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, News Tips and Features, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Renal Cancer, Screening/Prevention Liver Cancer, Screening/Prevention Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


October 25, 2011

CancerConnect Live Web Chat with Dr. Sidransky on Picking the Cancer Treatment That Works Best for You on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time

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Picking the Cancer Treatment That Works Best for You- Ask the Expert about Personalized Medicine Live Web Chat with David Sidransky, MD, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, click here for bio Dr. David Sidransky is an award-winning oncologist and a world leading authority in the field of molecular diagnostics, targeted therapies and individualized patient treatments. […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer - Small Cell, Melanoma, News Tips and Features, Pancreatic Cancer, Sarcoma


CONDITIONS OF THE GI TRACT