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RECTAL CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Living with a Colostomy

November 3rd, 2017

Living with a Colostomy

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

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


October 16th, 2017

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

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

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 18th, 2017

NSAIDs Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

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


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


Proton Beam Therapy may Improve Outcomes for Rectal Cancer

March 6th, 2017

Proton Beam Therapy may Improve Outcomes for Rectal Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Currently a standard treatment for several gastrointestinal cancers (GI) combines the use of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgical resection. […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, proton beam therapy, Rectal Cancer


Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

March 2nd, 2017

Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Patients whose colorectal cancer (CRC) is detected during a screening colonoscopy are likely to survive longer than those who wait […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Rectal Cancer, screening, Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer, Screening/Prevention Rectal Cancer


Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

September 27th, 2016

Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

By megm megm

Monitoring the financial transactions that accompany any medical challenge can require vigilance, but the long-term benefit of remaining financially secure […]

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Tags: anal fissures, Barrett's Esophagus Esophageal Cancer, Celiac Disease, cirrhosis, Colon Cancer, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer, gallstones, Gastric Cancer, gastric Ulcer, GERD


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