Slide Show: Colorectal Cancer Highlights From ASCO 2014

June 20, 2014
Cancer Network Editors
Cancer Network Editors

This slide show highlights some of the top studies and news on colorectal cancer to come out of the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, held in Chicago.

References:

1. Hong YS, Nam BH, Kim KP, et al. Adjuvant chemotherapy with oxaliplatin/5-fluorouracil/leucovorin (FOLFOX) versus 5-fluorouracil/leucovorin (FL) for rectal cancer patients whose postoperative yp stage 2 or 3 after preoperative chemoradiotherapy: Updated results of 3-year disease-free survival from a randomized phase II study (The ADORE). Presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting; Abstract 3502. Read More.

2. Venook AP, Niedzwiecki D, Lenz HJ, et al. CALGB/SWOG 80405: Phase III trial of irinotecan/5-FU/leucovorin (FOLFIRI) or oxaliplatin/5-FU/leucovorin (mFOLFOX6) with bevacizumab (BV) or cetuximab (CET) for patients (pts) with KRAS wild-type (wt) untreated metastatic adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum (MCRC). Presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting; Abstract LBA3. Read More.

3. Koopman M, Simkens L, May AM, et al. Final results and subgroup analyses of the phase 3 CAIRO3 study: Maintenance treatment with capecitabine + bevacizumab versus observation after induction treatment with chemotherapy + bevacizumab in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). Presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting; Abstract 3504. Read More.

4. Rodel C, Liersch T, Fietkau R, et al. Preoperative chemoradiotherapy and postoperative chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil and oxaliplatin versus 5-fluorouracil alone in locally advanced rectal cancer: Results of the German CAO/ARO/AIO-04 randomized phase III trial. Presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting; Abstract 3500. Read More.

5. Schmoll HJ, Haustermans K, Price TJ, et al. Preoperative chemoradiotherapy and postoperative chemotherapy with capecitabine and oxaliplatin versus capecitabine alone in locally advanced rectal cancer: First results of the PETACC-6 randomized phase III trial. Presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting; Abstract 3531. Read More.

6. Shaik M, Tokala H, Modali R, et al. Effect of exercise and dietary fish consumption on risk of recurrence in colon cancer: A multinational study. Presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting; Abstract 1514.