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Colorectal Cancer

Study Supports Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer

Patients who had either laparoscopic surgery or open surgery for localized rectal cancer had similar overall survival and disease-free survival rates. Image © Limpopo / Shutterstock.com.

Colorectal Cancer

A new study has found that in patients diagnosed with metastatic colorectal cancer, a low BMI could be a poor prognostic factor.

Adding the oral NK1 antagonist aprepitant to an oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy regimen effectively reduced nausea and vomiting in colorectal cancer patients.

Ahead of the ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, we are discussing the use of maintenance therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer with Axel Grothey, MD.

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A large review ties nut consumption to a lower incidence of cancer, but not diabetes.

Measuring ERCC1 and TS gene expression could help physicians better manage metastatic colorectal cancer patients with the most beneficial chemotherapy.

Using simulation modeling, researchers found that higher adenoma detection rates were linked with lower lifetime colorectal cancer incidence and mortality.

In this video, Dr. Atsushi Ohtsu discusses the use of TAS-102, an oral combination of trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride, in refractory colorectal cancer.

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