Colorectal Cancer | Topics

Andreana N. Holowatyj, PhD, MS, Discusses Focal Questions Regarding Colorectal Cancer Disparities
May 05, 2021

Holowatyj touched on the need to learn more about the biological factors contributing to disparities in early-onset colorectal cancer and the associated burden of the disease.

First-line Pembrolizumab Monotherapy Improves HRQOL Versus Chemotherapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
May 03, 2021

A phase 3 trial found that pembrolizumab for patients with microsatellite instability–high or mismatch repair–deficient metastatic colorectal cancer significantly improved health-related quality of life compared with chemotherapy.

Andreana N. Holowatyj, PhD, MS, on Rising Rates of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Worldwide
April 30, 2021

The lead author spoke about the rising incidence of early-onset colorectal cancer, which was the focal point of her research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2021.