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Certain Dietary Patterns May Be Associated with Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

April 15th 2021, 6:00pm

Article

A recent data review found that dietary patterns such as higher intakes of dietary fiber, calcium and yogurt and lower intakes of red meat and alcohol may lower the risk of colorectal cancer.

Reading Has Helped Me Navigate ‘Cancerland’

April 11th 2021, 6:00pm

Article

A patient recently diagnosed with cancer writes how with the help of the people she loves, as well as the wisdom, humor and empathy of books, she has continued to navigate her new country: “Cancerland”.

FDA Approves New Dosing Regimen for Erbitux to Treat Specific Subtype of Colorectal Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

April 7th 2021, 2:27pm

Article

A once-every-two-week regimen of Erbitux has been approved by the FDA, which provides patients with KRAS wild-type, EGFR-expressing colorectal cancer or squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck another treatment option.

Friday Frontline: Paralympic Champion Snowboarder Dies of Bone Cancer, Baltimore Orioles Player Returns to Baseball After Cancer Treatment, and More

April 2nd 2021, 3:00pm

Article

From the death of Paralympic champion snowboarder Bibian Mentel to Baltimore Orioles first baseman Trey Mancini successfully completing treatment for colon cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Advances in Targeted Therapies Promise Significant Change in Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

March 28th 2021, 3:00pm

Article

New clinical trials open doors for positive changes in treatment of colorectal cancer.

A New Frontier: Identifying Traces of Colorectal Cancer in the Blood

March 24th 2021, 3:00pm

Article

A new technology that can detect small amounts of circulating tumor DNA in the blood of patients who previously received a diagnosis of certain types of cancer may dramatically accelerate the ability to cure more patients, says an expert from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Overcoming Obstacles to Targeted Therapy in Colon Cancer

March 23rd 2021, 3:00pm

Article

The identification of rare genomic alterations in patients with colorectal cancer gives oncologists the opportunity to treat patients who otherwise might not have many options.

Hard to Stomach: The Rise of Gastrointestinal Cancers in Patients Under 50

March 16th 2021, 6:00pm

Article

As the incidence of GI cancer creeps up among younger patients, so does the question of why.

Recent Colon Cancer News and Updates Patients and Survivors May Have Missed

March 7th 2021, 4:00pm

Article

In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, CURE® compiled some recent colorectal cancer news and updates patients and survivors may have missed.

‘No Excuses’ When It Comes to Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March 4th 2021, 4:00pm

Podcast

This week on the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, to kick off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke with colon cancer survivor April Schack about what it was like to be diagnosed at age 36 and how she’s working with Fight CRC on a new campaign that aims to raise awareness about the disease, so that no one has to go through what she did.