Tag: rectal cancer

Is Chemo Dose Too Low?

Patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) who are also obese have a poorer survival than those who are not obese. A new study suggests that they...

New Standard Emerges for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

A new approach to the treatment of patients with high-risk, locally advanced rectal cancer reduces the rate of treatment failure, and may also increase rate...

Surveillance After CRC Resection Does Not Improve Survival

Intensive surveillance with carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) testing and CT scans after colorectal cancer resection did not improve recurrence-free or overall survival when compared with standard...

Young-Onset Rectal Cancers on the Rise in US

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The incidence of regional and distal rectal cancer among people under 45 is on the rise in the U.S., a...

European Cancer Centers Restructure Care in the Era of COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 21, 2020 —¬†Delivering cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic has proven particularly challenging, as minimizing...

Treating Rectal Cancer in the COVID-19 Era: Expert Guidance

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 09, 2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, minimizing risks of infection to patients with...