Triple chemotherapy combination improves metastatic colorectal cancer outcomes

IMAGE: Scott Kopetz, MD, of SWOG Cancer Research Network view more  Credit: SWOG Cancer Research Network Researchers from SWOG Cancer Research Network, a cancer clinical trials group funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, have shown that a triple drug combination – of irinotecan, cetuximab, and vemurafenib – is […]

Predicting colorectal cancer risk among average risk persons

IMAGE: Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine research scientists led by Thomas Imperiale, M.D., have developed and tested one of the first U.S.-based models to predict personal risk for… view more  Credit: Regenstrief Institute INDIANAPOLIS – Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine research scientists have developed and tested one of the first […]

Experts release new management strategies for malignant colorectal polyps

IMAGE: Clinical Decisions Support Tool view more  Credit: American Gastroenterological Association Bethesda, Maryland (Nov. 4, 2020) – Early identification and removal of cancerous colorectal polyps is critical to preventing the progression of colorectal cancer and improving survival rates. The U.S. Multisociety Task Force on Colorectal Cancer has released new guidance for endoscopists on how to assess […]

Thymoquinone induces apoptosis & DNA damage in 5-Fluorouracil-resistant colorectal cancer

IMAGE: TQ induces apoptosis and reduces proliferation in NOD-SCID and NOG mice. view more  Credit: Correspondence to – Hala Gali-Muhtasib – amro@aub.edu.lb and Wassim Abou-Kheir – wa12@aub.edu.lb Volume XX, Issue XX from @Oncotarget reported that TQ decreased the expression levels of colorectal stem cell markers CD44 and Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule Ep CAM and proliferation marker […]