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COLON CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

February 21, 2018

Diagnosed with Colon Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

1) Choose Your Doctor Carefully Medical oncologists are the primary doctors involved with colon cancer and work in collaboration with […]

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Tags: Colon 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 […]

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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


Living with a Colostomy

November 3, 2017

Living with a Colostomy

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Approximately 10-15% of patients with colorectal cancer require a colostomy. Colostomy refers to a surgical procedure where a portion of […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, News Tips and Features, Rectal Cancer


Targeting both BRAF and EGFR doubles progression-free survival in metastatic colorectal cancer

October 16, 2017

Targeting both BRAF and EGFR doubles progression-free survival in metastatic colorectal cancer

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Recent successes in genetically targeted precision cancer medicines are improving outcomes in a number of cancers.  Ensuring patients undergo genomic […]

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Tags: BRAF, Colon Cancer, erbitux, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Precision Cancer Medicine, Rectal Cancer, V600E, vemurafenib, Zelboraf


NSAIDs Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer

September 18, 2017

NSAIDs Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are medicines that are used for the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal illnesses including […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Rectal Cancer


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

July 17, 2017

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

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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 6, 2017

SUNSHINE: Vitamin D Slows Colon Cancer Progression

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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


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