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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

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...

Added 6 years ago

Preventing excess weight gain

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

Added 3 years ago

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 standards of cancer care, based on the findings of evidence-based medicine.

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Circulating Plasma Levels of miR-20b, miR-29b and miR-155 as Predictors of Bevacizumab Efficacy in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer.

Targeting angiogenesis in the treatment of colorectal cancer (CRC) is a common strategy, for which potential predictive biomarkers have been studied. miRNAs are small non-coding RNAs involved in several processes including the angiogenic pathway.

Added 2 months ago

Prediction of novel target genes and pathways involved in bevacizumab-resistant colorectal cancer.

Bevacizumab combined with cytotoxic chemotherapy is the backbone of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) therapy; however, its treatment efficacy is hampered by therapeutic resistance.

Added 2 months ago

Efficacy and safety of bevacizumab in elderly patients with advanced colorectal cancer: A meta-analysis.

Aims: Bevacizumab plus chemotherapy (CT) has been the standard treatment for advanced colorectal cancer (ACRC) in the last decade. However, whether geriatric patients treated with this combination...

Added 2 months ago

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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.

Added 5 months ago

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.

Added 5 months ago

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.

Added 11 months ago

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

CME

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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