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Post-hoc analysis of 3 phase III trials of Plenvu demonstrate high quality cleaning in bowel cleansing.- Norgine.

Norgine presented new data demonstrating the superior high-quality bowel cleansing efficacy (in at least one segment of the colon) of...

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FDA approves Mvasi (bevacizumab-awwb) biosimilar for non-small cell lung cancer, for metastatic colorectal cancer, glioblastoma, metastatic renal cell carcinoma and carcinoma of the cervix.- Amgen and Allergan.

Amgen and Allergan announced that the FDA has approved Mvasi (bevacizumab-awwb) for all eligible indications of the reference product, Avastin...

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FDA grants 510(k) approval for Speedboat RS2 device and the CROMA platform to treat bowel lesions.- Creo Medical Group.

Creo Medical Group plc , a medical device company focused on the emerging field of surgical endoscopy, announces that it...

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Transplantation

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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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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

Individual surgeon is an independent risk factor for leak after double-stapled colorectal anastomosis: An institutional analysis of 800 patients.

Background: Our aim was to assess whether the individual surgeon is an independent risk factor for anastomotic leak in double-stapled colorectal anastomosis after left colon and rectal cancer resection.

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Weekday of cancer surgery in relation to prognosis.

Background: Later weekday of surgery seems to affect the prognosis adversely in oesophageal cancer, whereas any such influence on other cancer sites is unknown. This study aimed to test whether weekday of surgery influenced...

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European Medicines Agency approval summary: Zaltrap for the treatment of patients with oxaliplatin-resistant metastatic colorectal cancer.

On 1 February 2013, a marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union was issued for aflibercept (Zaltrap) in combination with irinotecan/5-fluorouracil/folinic acid chemotherapy for the treatment of adults...

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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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What to say and do when someone has cancer

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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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