CURE’s colorectal cancer page is an extensive resource of cancer information featuring the latest colorectal cancer news, expert oncologist insights on the latest cancer treatments, oncology research, advocacy efforts, and medical data on colorectal cancer.
May 7th 2022
Donna MacDonald, B.S.N., RN, OCN, CCM, goes beyond her duties as a nurse to advocate and support her patients.
March 31st 2022
Patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to the liver tend to have poor outcomes and are typically not candidates to receive liver transplants from deceased donors. However, results from a small study on transplanting livers from live-donors could "change this paradigm," an expert said.
January 31st 2022
Patients with stage 3 colon cancer should feel empowered to start a healthy lifestyle and diet, says a researcher, after recent study results demonstrated positive survival and recurrence outcomes.
January 31st 2022
A teenager from Pennsylvania whose father died from colorectal cancer explains the impact it had on her life and how she has stepped into the field of advocacy to help others.
January 27th 2022
In this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, a woman living with colorectal cancer who was diagnosed 14 years ago at age 29 discusses what it was like to be the youngest person in the treatment room, and how she found another community of young survivors.
January 25th 2022
A group of patients with microsatellite-stable, treatment-refractory metastatic colorectal cancer experienced responses to treatment with Keytruda plus Mektovi and Avastin.
January 25th 2022
The use of a ctDNA assay could help determine which patients with colorectal cancer may benefit most from chemotherapy after surgery.
January 21st 2022
Researchers plan to enroll 60 patients in the first-in-human phase 1 clinical trial to assess the safety and preliminary clinical activity of an anti-CD39 monoclonal antibody to treat advanced solid tumors.
January 13th 2022
Enrollment has begun for a trial evaluating a vaccine as first-line maintenance treatment for metastatic, microsatellite-stable colorectal cancer.
January 12th 2022
After not knowing quite what to expect from her first chemotherapy treatment, colorectal cancer survivor Yla Flores describes the pain she felt in her heart after seeing other patients in worse conditions.
January 7th 2022
From former Boston Red Sox pitcher Jim Corsi’s death after cancer to how “Sweet Valley High” actress Brittany Daniel’s unique experience after cancer caused pregnancy difficulties, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.
January 6th 2022
“It is frequently said that the best screening test is the one patients are willing to complete,” a researcher said. However, some experts note that colonoscopies are the gold standard for detecting and confirming colorectal cancer.
December 27th 2021
As cancer incidence increases in young adults, understanding the genomic profiles of tumors in young adults may guide treatment options such as immunotherapy.
December 23rd 2021
On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, a colorectal cancer survivor explains how she was the last patient to receive a colonoscopy leading to her stage 3 diagnosis as her doctor’s office shut down because of COVID-19 in March 2020.
December 10th 2021
From the death of Nick Cannon’s five-month-old son due to brain cancer to the late-stage diagnosis of Kansas City reporter Matt Stewart’s wife, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.
November 18th 2021
On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, actress and comedian Jessica St. Clair and writer Dan O’Brien share their cancer stories and how they channeled their emotions through creativity.
November 16th 2021
The incidence of young-onset colorectal cancer has been increasing in the past years, and despite being more physically active and receiving more intense treatments, younger patients are not living longer with the disease than older patients.
November 12th 2021
From the death of Frederik Willem de Klerk to study results showing palm oil contains an acid that may cause cancer spread, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.
November 8th 2021
A woman with Lynch syndrome discusses testing young people for hereditary cancer syndromes and emphasizes the importance of speaking with a genetic counselor.
November 1st 2021
The first patients were dosed in a phase 2 trial for a topical gel to treat lesions in patients with colorectal cancer receiving EGFR inhibitor therapy.
October 5th 2021
Treatments for bladder, colorectal and prostate cancer may cause sexual dysfunction in men. Here, an expert provides insight into how patients and survivors may improve their sexual health.
September 29th 2021
The FDA has approved Braftovi plus Erbitux for pretreated patients with BRAF V600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer.
September 27th 2021
A woman explains how her Lynch syndrome diagnosis altered the way she lives her life, and shares advice for others on how to shift their priorities while maintaining positivity and hope.
September 23rd 2021
The prescription of systemic cancer therapies varies based on a patient’s age, comorbidities, cancer stage and other variables, according to recent research.
September 16th 2021
The eligible age of 65 years for Medicare may be discouraging patients from getting screenings and tests as they wait for more health coverage.
September 3rd 2021
From the death of Gregg Leakes to the effects of Hurricane Ida on a patient with stage 4 cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.
August 25th 2021
Aggressive treatment based solely on the age of a patient with colorectal cancer is not warranted, a study found.
August 24th 2021
The benefits obtained with antihypertensive medications in colorectal cancer may indicate potential mechanisms that act against tumor cells.
August 17th 2021
People who meet regular dietary recommendations and the minimum daily requirement for vitamin D intake may experience a protection against early-onset colon cancer, according to an expert from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.