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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 relapses may be predicted by expression of five genes
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
Researchers at the Catalan Institute of Oncology-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (ICO-IDIBELL), led by David Garcia-MollevĂ­ have identified 5 genes differentially expressed in normal...

Insight into cellular biology of colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.25]
A study recently published in the journal Carcinogenesis by researchers at the University of Kansas shows a new role for the protein adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) in suppressing colorectal cancer...

FDA approves first non-invasive DNA screening test for colorectal cancer
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.13]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Cologuard, the first stool-based colorectal screening test that detects the presence of red blood cells and DNA mutations that may indicate the...

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
Source: MedicineNet Colon Cancer 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

Flexible sigmoidoscopy screening reduces colorectal cancer incidence and rate of death
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.12]
Among about 100,000 study participants, screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy resulted in a reduced incidence and rate of death of colorectal cancer, compared to no screening, according to a study...

Low uptake of colorectal cancer screening by African Americans revealed in a Veterans Affairs healthcare network
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.08]
According to researchers in California, African Americans' participation in colorectal cancer screening is low and the use of colonoscopy infrequent despite similar access to care across races in a...

Task force recommends genetic testing of tumor for colorectal cancer patients
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.07]
US Multi-Society Task Force releases consensus statement on genetic evaluation and management of lynch syndrome.Of the 143,000 patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer annually in the U.S.

Gut microbiome analysis improved noninvasive colorectal cancer screening
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.07]
Analysis of the gut microbiome more successfully distinguished healthy individuals from those with precancerous adenomatous polyps and those with invasive colorectal cancer compared with assessment...

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.

New approach aims to silence cancer 'survival genes'
Source: Cancer / Oncology 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: Colorectal Cancer 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...

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