Did you know that the CCAC has a full-time clinical & Educational 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 screening, treatment and prevention. Below, you’ll find a selection of this month’s selected journal http://premier-pharmacy.com/product/ventolin/ article summaries- a gift to you from our Clinical & Educational Specialist!  Click here to catch up on previous months’ selected articles.


DRUGS / SYSTEMIC THERAPIES

  • EGFR-Targeted Therapies Like Erbitux & Vectibix Bind to Decoy
  • Biothera Initiates Dosing in a Phase III Trial in Colorectal Cancer Patients
  • DNA Repair Plays a Role in Colon Cancer Recurrence
  • Primary Tumor Response to Preoperative Chemoradiation With or Without Oxaliplatin
  • Avastin in First Line Therapy Comparing Folfiri and Xeliri
  • Study Shows No Benefit from Adding Erbitux to Standard Chemo
  • VEGF-C and VEGF-D Identified as Biomarkers for Avastin Resistance
  • Breast Cancer Drug Lapatinib Helpful in Colon Cancer
  • Xeloxgem (Xeloda + Oxaliplatin + Gemcitabine) In Second Line Therapy
  • Adding Oxaliplatin to 5FU/Leucovorin in Stage II Colon Cancer
  • Erbitux + Folfiri As First Line Therapy for MCRC
SURGICAL THERAPIES

  • MSI Testing Before Surgery For Young Patients
  • Second Surgery for Peritoneal Mets
  • Preoperative Radiotherapy Combined with Total Mesorectal Excision For Rectal Cancer
  • Prognosis of Elderly Colorectal Cancer Patients In the Year Following Surgery
  • The Use of Intraoperative Radiotherapy in Colorectal Cancer
  • Pretargeted Radio-immunotherapy for Colorectal Cancer
  • Detecting Polyps in Women
  • People with Negative FOBT Might Still Be At Risk for Colorectal Cancer
  • Oncotype DX Identifies Those Stage II Patients Who Are At Higher Risk of Recurrence
  • Poor Bowel Preps May Miss Polyps
  • Trial Participation Possible for Elderly Patients

NUTRITION / HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

  • Red and Processed Meat, Fibre and Colorectal Cancer
  • Reducing Exposure to Carcinogens When Cooking Outdoors
  • Eating Yogurt May Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk
  • Anti-Cancer Grilling Tips
  • Colorectal Cancer Risk in Offspring Reduced by Vitamin B in Mom’s Diet