Colorectal Cancer | Tumor

Avastin-Lonsurf Combo Improves Survival in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Ineligible for Standard Chemo

January 19th 2021, 10:00pm


In the final analysis of the phase 2 TASCO1 trial, patients within the Lonsurf and Avastin arm reached a median overall survival of 22.31 months compared with 17.67 months in the Xeloda and Avastin arm.

Counseling, Targeted Interventions Needed to Improve Health-Related Quality of Life in Young Colon Cancer Survivors

January 17th 2021, 3:00pm


The researchers concluded that the overall low health-related quality of life scores for young CRC survivors in the categories of social and functional well-being should be targeted by appropriate methods, which could include counseling and quality of life interventions.

Racial Disparities Exist in Colorectal Cancer Follow-Up Care

December 28th 2020, 4:00pm


National guidelines recommend initial surveillance colonoscopy one year after colorectal cancer surgery, but only 57.5% of patients received one in this study due to racial disparities.

How to talk to your family about screening

December 23rd 2020, 9:32pm


As we enter the holiday season, we know that quality time spent connecting with family is upon us. Even if your gatherings are virtual this year, we encourage you to bring up your family medical history and support each other in understanding your family’s risk factors for colorectal cancer.

CRC and Health Disparities

December 23rd 2020, 8:30pm


Laughter Is Sometimes The Best Medicine

December 22nd 2020, 6:00pm


For one cancer survivor, laughter might have been the best medicine.

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Timothy’s Story

December 22nd 2020, 5:00am


EDUCATED PATIENT Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Webinar: Nursing Edition - December 16, 2020

December 17th 2020, 12:00am


Watch our metastatic colorectal cancer webinar where an expert panel discussed topics highly relevant to nurses as they care for patients and provide support to caregivers.

Friday Frontline: ‘Aquaman’ Star Jason Momoa Gifts Trident to Child With Cancer, Habitual Chili Pepper Consumption Associated With Lower Cancer Mortality Rates, And More

December 11th 2020, 4:30pm


From actor Jason Momoa gifting a trident to a young fan of the superhero movie “Aquaman” who is receiving treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, to data demonstrating the regular consumption of chili peppers is associated with lower cancer mortality rates, here’s everything happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Educated Patient Colorectal Cancer Webinar: December 4, 2020

December 5th 2020, 12:00am


Watch our first colorectal cancer webinar where an expert panel discussed topics highly relevant to patients, caregivers and advocates.