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COLON CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Many Early Onset Colon Cancers are Caused by Genetic Mutations Passed Through Families

April 25, 2018

Many Early Onset Colon Cancers are Caused by Genetic Mutations Passed Through Families

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CancerConnect News: One in every six colorectal cancer patients (16 percent) diagnosed under age 50 has at least one inherited […]

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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 […]

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Larotrectinib Demonstrates 76 Percent Response Rate in TRK Fusion Cancers Including Colo-rectal Cancer

March 29, 2018

Larotrectinib Demonstrates 76 Percent Response Rate in TRK Fusion Cancers Including Colo-rectal Cancer

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CancerConnect News: Clinical data from three ongoing larotrectinib (LOXO-101) clinical trials in patients whose tumors harbor tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) […]

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


Opdivo Combined with Yervoy Appears Promising for Patients with dMMR or MSI-H Advanced Colorectal Cancer

March 27, 2018

Opdivo Combined with Yervoy Appears Promising for Patients with dMMR or MSI-H Advanced Colorectal Cancer

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CancerConnect News: New data from the phase 2 CheckMate -142 trial evaluating Opdivo (nivolumab) and Yervoy (ipilimumab) for the treatment […]

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

February 21, 2018

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

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

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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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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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