Rectal Cancer Information Center
Knowledge is power. Are you facing a new diagnosis, recurrence, living with metastatic disease, or supporting a loved one through their cancer journey? The Cancer Connect Rectal Cancer Information Center has current, evidence-based information for you. Get the facts about rectal cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and survivorship, and stay up to date with ongoing rectal cancer research that could impact your treatment decisions through our daily cancer news.
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Researchers have reported that treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer with Avastin® or Erbitux® and standard chemotherapy regimens led to a benchmark median survival time of 29 months. FOLFOX Improves Disease-Free Survival in Stage II and III Rectal Cancer Patients
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