Colorectal Cancer

Medications to Treat High Blood Pressure May Reduce Risk of Colorectal Cancer
July 28, 2020
ByMatthew Fowler

A recent study found a 22% lower risk in developing colorectal cancer in the 3 years after patients took hypertension medications to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, or heart disease.

Benjamin Levy, MD, on Colon Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic
July 21, 2020
ByHannah Slater

The board-certified gastroenterologist discussed the lack of screenings being conducted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how many physicians have tried to circumvent this issue.

FDA Approves Frontline Pembrolizumab for MSI-H/dMMR CRC
June 29, 2020
ByHannah Slater

The FDA approved pembrolizumab for IV injection for the first-line treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic MSI-H or dMMR colorectal cancer.