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Inaccurate Information on Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Common on Social Media Sites

July 30th 2021, 9:00pm


Articles containing misinformation on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter were more likely to be shared and liked than those with accurate information.

Multiple Lifestyle Exposures May Be the ‘Smoking Gun’ to Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

July 29th 2021, 1:00pm


Lifestyle exposures may be interconnected to the increase in early onset colorectal cancer cases.

New Initiative Explores How to Increase CRC Screening Rates in Rural Areas

July 19th 2021, 11:00pm


Researchers will examine innovative strategies to improve rates of colorectal cancer screenings in rural America.

‘Move More, Sit Less’: Physical Activity Improves Quality of Life in Colon Cancer Survivors

July 19th 2021, 6:00pm


Performing the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week could lead colorectal cancer survivors to “a happy and healthy life” post treatment, according to an expert.

Aspirin and Ibuprofen Use May Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer and Advanced Colorectal Adenoma Incidence

July 2nd 2021, 1:00pm


After a 13-year follow-up, researchers found an association between aspirin and ibuprofen use and distal adenoma, recurrent adenoma and colorectal cancer.

Patient Enrollment in Clinical Trials Can Benefit Outcomes and Expand Research

June 30th 2021, 6:00pm


According to an expert from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, patient enrollment in clinical trials that involve genomic testing are important in progressing research in their cancer types.

Fight CRC ‘Rally on Research’ Explores Rising Rates of Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer

June 23rd 2021, 1:00pm


The upcoming symposium will give members of the colorectal cancer community a chance to spread awareness and discuss prevention and treatment strategies for the disease in younger age groups.

Novel Therapy Shows Promise in Group of Patients with Metastatic Colon Cancer

June 7th 2021, 2:30pm


Responses to the study drug, according to one of the study’s authors, appeared far superior than what would have been expected with other treatments in patients with HER2-expressing metastatic colorectal cancer.

Lenvima-Keytruda Combination May Show ‘Promising Antitumor Activity’ in Advanced Colorectal Cancer

June 6th 2021, 3:00pm


More than half of patients with previously treated advanced colorectal cancer who were treated with Lenvima and Keytruda were alive at six months while maintaining a manageable safety profile.

Additional Efforts Necessary to Implement New Recommended Age Range for Colorectal Cancer Screenings

May 25th 2021, 3:00pm


In an accompanying editorial to the recently updated U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation for colorectal cancer screenings, doctors suggested additional measures that would help increase the screening rate among eligible adults and potentially lower the mortality rate.