Colorectal Cancer | Topics

Study Identifies Associations Between Low CRC Risk and Prudent Dietary Patterns
March 01, 2021

“Emerging evidence supports a possible role for overall dietary patterns that, in totality, emphasize habitually consuming fruits, vegetables, grains, and low-fat dairy and reducing red meat and alcohol intake,” wrote the study authors.

Aspirin Use Beginning Before and Continuing After Age 70 Reduces Risk of CRC
February 16, 2021

A pooled analysis of 2 cohort studies suggested that individuals who began using aspirin before age 70 years and continued using the agent later in life had a reduced risk of colorectal cancer.

Study Suggests Oxaliplatin-Fluoropyrimidine Combo To Be Standard-of-Care Adjuvant Treatment for Stage III MSI/dMMR Colon Cancer
February 04, 2021

“As the current work is the largest ever published on adjuvant [fluoropyrimidine; FP] for patients with MSI stage III [colon cancer], it suggests that FP alone should not be recommended as adjuvant treatment for these patients,” wrote the study authors, who were led by Romain Cohen, MD, PhD.