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COLON CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

July 17th, 2017

Personalized Precision Medicine Treatment of Colon Cancer: What Every Patient Should Know

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

The purpose of precision cancer medicine is not to categorize or classify cancers solely by site of origin, but to define […]

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Tags: Biomarkers, BRAF, Carcinoembryonic Antigen, CEA, cetuximab, Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer, EGFR, epidermal growth factor receptor, Genetic Mutations, kras, Microsatellite Instability High


SUNSHINE: Vitamin D Slows Colon Cancer Progression

July 6th, 2017

SUNSHINE: Vitamin D Slows Colon Cancer Progression

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

The first-ever completed comparative clinical trial of the use of vitamin D as a colorectal cancer therapy has shown that […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, vitamin D


Test Could Improve Treatment for Early Stage Colon Cancer

June 28th, 2017

Test Could Improve Treatment for Early Stage Colon Cancer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

According to a new study in the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, a simple widely available blood test could improve treatment […]

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Tags: chemotherpay, Colon Cancer, high risk, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, stage 2


Shorter Duration Chemotherapy Possible for Early Stage Colon Cancer

June 26th, 2017

Shorter Duration Chemotherapy Possible for Early Stage Colon Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Many colon cancer patients can cut their chemotherapy regimen in half, improving their quality of life and reducing their chances of […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Colon Cancer, colon cnacer, early stage III, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Shorter Duration Chemotherapy Possible for Early Stage Colon Cancer

June 26th, 2017

Shorter Duration Chemotherapy Possible for Early Stage Colon Cancer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Many colon cancer patients can cut their chemotherapy regimen in half, improving their quality of life and reducing their chances of […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Colon Cancer, early stage III


Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Cancer Risk

May 9th, 2017

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Cancer Risk

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Better screening and modern IBD treatments are improving the odds. By Sharon Reynolds A woman newly diagnosed with inflammatory bowel […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, irritable bowel disease, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Rectal Cancer


A Quick Primer on Crohn’s Disease

April 7th, 2017

A Quick Primer on Crohn’s Disease

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Crohn’s disease is an idiopathic, chronic, inflammatory process that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from the […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


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