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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. More Effective Colorectal Cancer Prevention with Colonoscopy Doctor with High Rate of Polyp Detection
Recent findings suggest that for more effective colorectal cancer prevention, it’s best to choose a physician for colonoscopy with a higher rate of precancerous polyp detection Study Shows Polypectomy as Effective as Partial Colon Resection
A team from Stony Brook University reported that patients requiring removal of colon polyps could be effectively treated with laparoscopic-assisted polypectomy and that the procedure required fewer resources than did partial colon resection.
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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