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Triple combination therapy in colorectal cancer trial.

Phase III BEACON trial with Erbitux + LGX 818 + MEK 162 shows 8 month pfs in colorectal cancer.

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CE Mark for C-Scan , an ingestible capsule for preparation-free, colorectal cancer screening.- Check Cap Ltd.

Check-Cap Ltd. a clinical-stage medical diagnostics company engaged in the development of C-Scan , an ingestible capsule for preparation-free, colorectal...

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Cancer Seek a possible universal cancer test.- Johns Hopkins University.

A team of researchers led by Nickolas Papadopoulos, Bert Vogelstein, and others at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, has...

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Diagnosis and management of colorectal cancer

This guideline covers diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer. It summarises the evidence and, where appropriate, provides evidence-based recommendations...

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Preventing excess weight gain

This guideline makes recommendations on behaviours that may help people maintain a healthy weight or prevent excess weight gain. The...

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Metastatic colorectal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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Journal articles

CEACAM1 is associated with recurrence after hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastasis.

Background: Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 1 (CEACAM1) is re-expressed at the invasion front of colorectal cancer. CEACAM1 expression at metastatic sites remains to be investigated.

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Parenchymal sparing surgery for colorectal liver metastases: The need for a common definition.

Background: The definition of parenchymal sparing surgery (PSS) for colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) diverges requiring a clarification of the concept.

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Optimization of a multigene biochip for detection of relapsed and early relapsed colorectal cancer.

Background: With the recent development of molecular markers, strategies for identifying patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) having a high risk of postoperative early relapse (within 1 y) and relapse have been improved.

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Clinical trials

COLLISION Trial - Colorectal Liver Metastases: Surgery vs Thermal Ablation (COLLISION)

The primary objective is to prove non-inferiority of thermal ablation compared to hepatic resection in patients with at least one resectable and ablatable colorectal liver metastases (≤3cm) and no extrahepatic disease.

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Laparoscopic Surgery for T4 Tumor of the Colon Cancer (LST4C Trial)

The purpose of this study is to compare the short- and long-term survival of laparoscopic surgery and conventional open surgery for T4 colon cancer.

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Reolysin in Combination With FOLFOX6 and Bevacizumab or FOLFOX6 and Bevacizumab Alone in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

The purpose of this study is to find out if giving reolysin in combination with FOLFOX6/ bevacizumab can offer better results than standard therapy with FOLFOX6/ bevacizumab.

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Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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Carcinoma of unknown primary origin: diagnosis and management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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