Did you know that the CCAC has a full-time Research & Education Specialist? Along with our Medical Advisory Board, this individual is a vital link between medical research and the many patients who come to our site seeking information about colorectal cancer http://premier-pharmacy.com/ screening, treatment and prevention. Below, you’ll find a selection of this month’s selected journal article summaries. A gift to you from our Research & Education Specialist!  Click here to catch up on previous months’ selected articles.


DRUGS / SYSTEMIC THERAPIES

  • FDA Approves Fusilev
  • Reintroduction of Oxaliplatin in the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal
  • Pain Relievers May Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk
  • Erbitux in First Line Therapy for the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
  • Zaltrap Extends Survival in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
  • Drug May Have Utility in Treating Colorectal Cancer
  • Prophylactic Drugs Help Prevent Oxaliplatin-Related Nausea and Vomiting
SURGICAL THERAPIES

  • Unresectable Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Colorectal Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection Becoming More Popular
  • Liver Resection in Presence of Extrahepatic Disease
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedure in Colorectal Cancer
  • New Test for Colon Cancer Detection
  • CT Colonography More Sensitive At Detecting Colorectal Cancer
  • Simple Urine Test for Colorectal Cancer

  • Interval Colorectal Cancers Increased After Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Estrogen Use For a Few Years After Menopause is Safe
  • Decision Aid for Patients with Advanced Colorectal Cancer Considering Chemo
  • How Inflammation Can Lead to Cancer

NUTRITION / HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

  • Vitamin D [25(OH)D] and Colorectal Cancer
  • Alcohol and Cancer
  • Study Shows No Link Between Folates & Colorectal Cancer
  • Office Desk Job Doubles Colon Cancer Risk
  • Smokers Diagnosed With Colon Cancer Have Greater Likelihood of Dying
  • Eating Anything At Anytime & Risk of Colorectal Cancer
  • Thin People Face Colon Cancer Risk As Well