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SMC recommends Erbitux for use in the first line treatment of metastatic bowel cancer patients in Scotland
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.13]
Erbitux (cetuximab), in combination with FOLFIRI or FOLFOX, has been recommended for use within NHS Scotland by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) for the first line treatment of metastatic...

New data supports first-line use of Vectibix for metastatic colorectal cancer
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.01.20]
Amgen has announced new data from the Phase 2 PEAK and Phase 3 PRIME studies that support the first-line use of Vectibix (panitumumab) in combination with FOLFOX, an oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy...

Researchers identify new gene mutations linked to colorectal cancer in African American patients
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.16]
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have identified new gene mutations unique to colon cancers in African Americans - the population with the highest incidence and death rates of any group...

Vitamin D 'aids the immune system to fight colorectal cancer'
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.16]
A new study has demonstrated in a large human population sample that vitamin D's immune system-aiding qualities help the body to fight colorectal cancer cells

Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals initiates phase I clinical trial of CPI-613 for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.01.14]
Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage company and leader in the field of cancer metabolism-based therapeutics, has announced the initiation of a Phase I clinical trial of CPI-613, in...

New gene mutations identified that are linked to colorectal cancer in African-Americans
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.14]
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have identified new gene mutations unique to colon cancers in African Americans - the population with the highest incidence and death rates of any group...

Bacterial 'bunches' linked to some colorectal cancers
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.24]
Researchers from Johns Hopkins have found that dense mats of interacting bacteria, called biofilms, were present in the majority of cancers and polyps, particularly those on the right side of the...

Korean scientists publish the latest results on colorectal cancer screening using the M2-PK test
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.22]
Scientists from the College of Medicine at the Catholic University of Korea havepublished newest data on the M2-PK test from a multi-center study of colorectal cancerscreening in the journal...

New colorectal cancer risk factor identified
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.19]
Adiponectin, a collagen-like protein secreted by fat cells, derives from the ADIPOQ gene. Variations in this gene may increase risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and various cancers.

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
Category: Slideshows
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.

Patients with advanced colon cancer having less surgery, better survival
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.15]
The annual rate of primary tumor removal for advanced stage IV colorectal cancer (CRC) has decreased since 1988 and the trend toward nonsurgical management of the disease noted in 2001 coincides...

Common indigestion medicine could be used in fight against cancer
Source: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry News From Medical News Today [2014.11.27]
According to a new study, a common medicine used to treat indigestion can also improve survival rates in colorectal cancer cases and other forms of the disease.

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