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Colon cancer patients who took statins such as Lipitor and Zocor had a 29 percent lower risk of dying from their cancer compared to non-users Risks May Outweigh Benefits in Surveillance Screening of Elderly with Colon Cancer History
Researchers reported that patients over 75 with a history of colon polyps or cancer undergoing surveillance colonoscopies are at an increased risk for post-procedure hospitalizations as compared to younger patients with similar histories. Exercise & Diet Rich in Fish May Help Prevent Colon Cancer's Return
A new study suggests that regular exercise and a diet that includes fish may help colon cancer patients improve their odds of avoiding a cancer recurrence.
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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