Author | Caroline Helwick


FDA simplifies patient access to investigational drugs

May 13, 2010

Rules balance access to promising new therapies against the need to protect patient safety.

High dietary polyamines may foster colorectal adenomas

April 15, 2010

A high intake of dietary polyamines, which are commonly found in orange juice, corn, red meat, peas, and nuts, has been linked to the size and grade of colorectal adenomas found on screening colonoscopy.

Colon Cancer: Microsatellite instability stymies doctors

April 14, 2010

Confusion over important prognostic indicator may lead to unnecessary treatment.

IGF-Receptor Inhibitor and Sunitinib Show Activity in Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer

March 18, 2010

A novel IGF-receptor inhibitor stabilized disease in a majority of pancreatic cancer patients, according to a report at the 2010 GI Cancers Symposium.