News related to Erbitux (Cetuximab) and/or conditions it is approved for
New strategy improves detection of genetic mutations in hereditary colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.08.27]
Enhanced accuracy and reduced turnaround time of testing can provide vital information for patients suspected of having lynch syndrome and their family members, according to a report in The Journal...
Aspirin, NSAIDs linked to reduced risk of colorectal cancer
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2015.08.25]
New research finds continuous long-term use of aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be associated with lower risk of colorectal cancer.
Biocept launches its first liquid biopsy diagnostic test for colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.08.25]
New test uses patient's blood sample to detect KRAS, predictive biomarker for solid tumor cancersBiocept, Inc.
Reducing resistance to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer by inhibition of PHD1
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.08.20]
Scientists at VIB and KU Leuven have shown that blocking the PHD1 oxygen sensor hinders the activation of p53, a transcription factor that aids colorectal cancer (CRC) cells in repairing themselves...
Poor survival among colorectal cancer patients tied to biomarker CSN6
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.08.11]
A protein called CSN6 has been found to be correlated with poor survival among patients with colorectal cancer, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Colorectal Cancer Pictures Slideshow: Understanding Cancer of the Colon
Source: MedicineNet Rectal Bleeding Specialty [2013.06.07]
Title: Colorectal Cancer Pictures Slideshow: Understanding Cancer of the Colon
Created: 9/21/2009 12:59:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Antidepressants might reduce risk of colorectal cancer
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
Use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) might inhibit the growth of colorectal tumors according to The Lancet Oncology.
Researchers mimic viral infection in colon cancer stem cells, identify druggable target to potentially root out disease, end relapse
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.08.28]
Researchers targeting colorectal cancer stem cells - the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse - have discovered a mechanism to mimic a virus and potentially trigger an immune...
Long-term NSAID use may reduce CRC risk; Corticosteroid injections; Aspirin study
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2015.08.25]
1. Long-term NSAID use associated with reduced colorectal cancer riskLong-term, continuous use of low-dose aspirin and nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with...
Nonaspirin NSAIDs Match Aspirin on Cancer Protection
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2015.08.24]
Nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) offer a degree of protection against colorectal cancer comparable to aspirin.
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Cancer screening increase may reflect Affordable Care Act provision
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2015.06.04]
Screening for colorectal cancer increased in lower socioeconomic status (SES) individuals after 2008, perhaps reflecting the Affordable Care Act's removal of financial barriers to screening according...
Complex signaling between blood and stem cells controls regeneration in fly gut
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2015.05.26]
Buck Institute scientists say impaired interactions between macrophages and stem cells are likely players in human intestinal maladies like IBS, leaky gut and colorectal cancersHaving a healthy...