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Researchers recently reported that the new combination agent TAS-102 improves overall survival in patients whose metastatic colorectal cancer is refractory to standard therapies Advances in Genomic Testing-What you Need to Know
Genomic testing can provide information about a patient’s prognosis based on the gene expression within an individual’s cancer tissue and can often predict if certain therapy will be of benefit. Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Test May Reduce Medical Costs Associated with Stage II Disease While Increasing Patient Well-being
Genomic Health Announces Publication of Colon Cancer Cost-Effectiveness Study in PharmacoEconomics
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Colon Cancer Clinical Trials
E5204 – Intergroup Randomized Phase III Study of Postoperative Oxaliplatin, 5-Fluorouracil and Leucovorin vs Oxaliplatin, 5-Fluorouracil, Leucovorin and Bevacizumab for Patients with Stage II or III Rectal Cancer Receiving Pre-operative chemoradiation
CTSUE5202 – A randomized phase III clinical trial comparing 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), Leucovorin, Oxaliplatin (mFOLFOX6) and Bevacizumab in patients with stage II colon cancer at high risk for recurrence to determine prospectively the prognostic value of molecular markers.
07-141 – A Multi-center, Open-label, Randomized, Phase 2 Clinical Trial Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of FOLFIRI with Either Panitumumab or Bevacizumab as a Second-line Treatment in Subjects with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer