News related to Erbitux (Cetuximab) and/or conditions it is approved for
Patients with head and neck cancers resistant to cetuximab may benefit from an investigational drug
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2014.09.15]
The investigational drug alpelisib, previously known as BYL719, was able to overcome head and neck cancer resistance to the anti-EGFR treatment cetuximab, and combining alpelisib with cetuximab was...
Colorectal cancer risk decreases with multiple healthy behaviors
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.13]
A new study finds that for each healthy lifestyle behavior adopted, the risk of developing colorectal cancer, particularly in men, is lower.
New clues for the early detection of colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.10]
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have identified potential new ways to test for the first signs of one of the most deadly types of cancer: colorectal cancer.
Early detection of colorectal cancer may be possible with newly found biomarkers
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.09]
Early detection is key to survival in people who develop colorectal cancer. Now, researchers have identified potential new biomarkers to test for the first signs of the disease.
French studies measure benefits of colorectal cancer screening
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.29]
The introduction of biennial colorectal cancer screening in a region of France increased the rate of diagnosis of high risk pre-cancerous adenomas (sometimes called polyps) by 89%, researchers have...
New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
Source: MedicineNet Colon Polyps Specialty [2014.08.13]
Title: New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
Category: Health News
Created: 8/12/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
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.
LSU Health tumor registry data find Acadiana colon cancer rates among nation's highest
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
A special study using data from LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health's Louisiana Tumor Registry has found that colorectal cancer incidence rates in the Louisiana Acadian parishes are...
Overuse of colonoscopies
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.01]
A retrospective study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), has found an overuse of colonoscopies for colorectal cancer screening and surveillance.
New approach aims to silence cancer 'survival genes'
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.24]
Scientists at the University of York are working on a promising new approach for tackling colorectal cancer, the second most common cause of cancer-related death.
Medicaid: do differing state reimbursement policies affect cancer screening?
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2014.08.25]
New research examining state-specific differences in Medicaid policies may be having an impact on screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer.
Older patients with limited life expectancy still receiving cancer screenings
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2014.08.18]
A substantial number of older patients with limited life expectancy continue to receive routine screenings for prostate, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer although the procedures are unlikely...