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 article summaries- a gift to you from our Clinical & Educational Specialist!  Click here to catch up on previous months’ selected articles.


DRUGS / SYSTEMIC THERAPIES

  • Superna Launches Pilot Usage Program for New Oral Mucositis Treatment
  • Imprime PGG Improves Survival in KRAS Mutant Colorectal Cancer Patients
  • Researchers Test Benefit of Fish Oil in Colorectal Cancer Spread
  • Analysis of Xelox v.s. Folfox for Treatment of Colorectal Cancer To Assist Decision Making
  • Adjuvant Chemo For Stage II and Stage III Colorectal Cancer – Updated Practice Guidelines
  • Genetic Marker May Help with Rectal Cancer Treatment

  • Chewing Gum Helpful After Surgery
  • Targeted Contrast Agent Reveals Colon Cancer
  • Overuse of Screening in the Elderly
  • Cancer Survivors Lag in Care for Comorbid Conditions
  • Lower Lip Holds Clue to Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndrome

NUTRITION / HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

  • Folic Acid to Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer