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 […]

Surgery may offer survival advantage in certain metastatic breast cancers — ScienceDaily

Surgery, in addition to treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy, may increase the length of survival for metastatic breast cancer patients, according to Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Cancer Institute researchers. They studied nearly 13,000 stage four breast cancer patients and found that those who had surgery in addition to their other […]