Author | John L. Marshall, MD

Articles

The Prospective Incorporation of Molecular Profiling Will Transform Global Cancer Care

September 22, 2020

The expert from the Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers discusses the implications of precision medicine for cancer care, and the need to make that care more accessible for the global community at large.

Deciding the Duration of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in a Patient With Stage III Colon Cancer: When Can Less Be More?

December 15, 2017

A previously healthy 36-year-old man initially presented to his primary care physician with occasional bloody stools and dull right upper quadrant pain. Blood was sometimes mixed into his stools but was more often seen on the toilet paper after wiping.

The Growing Challenge of Young Adults With Colorectal Cancer

May 15, 2017

In this review, we address specific issues pertaining to AYA patients with colorectal cancer, including evaluation for hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes, clinicopathologic and biologic features unique to AYA patients with colorectal cancer, treatment outcomes, and survivorship.

Molecular Testing to Optimize and Personalize Decision Making in the Management of Colorectal Cancer

April 15, 2017

Recent improvements in our understanding of the biology of colorectal cancer have led to the identification of several important prognostic and predictive markers of disease-associated risk and treatment response for the individual patient.