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Cyramza indication extended

The indication of Cyramza (ramucirumab; Eli Lilly), in combination with FOLFIRI (irinotecan, folinic acid, and 5‑fluorouracil), has been extended to include the treatment of adult patients with metastatic colorectal cancer with disease progression on or after prior therapy with bevacizumab, oxaliplatin and a fluoropyrimidine. In addition, Cyramza in combination with docetaxel is also indicated ...


Merrimack, Baxalta initiate phase I study of MM-151 for colorectal cancer

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals and Baxalta are initiating a phase I clinical study of Merrimack’s oligoclonal EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) inhibitor, MM-151, in combination with ONIVYDE (irinotecan liposome injection) plus fluorouracil (5-FU) and leucovorin in patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer. Data from a prior phase I study of MM-151 supports further clinical e...

Colorectal cancer patients need colonoscopy after cancer resection

(American Gastroenterological Association) It is critically important that colorectal cancer patients undergo colonoscopy after surgery to ensure that they do not have a second colon cancer, and to find and remove any additional polyps. According to new recommendations from the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, the evidence shows that post-operative colonoscopy is associated with...


Merrimack begins Phase l combination trial of MM-151 and onivyde to treat metastatic colorectal cancer

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, along with Baxalta, has begun a Phase l clinical trial of MM-151 in combination with onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection), fluorouracil (5-FU) and leucovorin to treat RAS wild-type, metastatic, colorectal cancer patients…

Colorectal Cancer: Year in Review

After several years of exciting developments in colorectal cancer research and therapy, progress continued throughout 2015. The FDA approved a new drug to treat colorectal cancer, and much research has been done with combination therapies and protocols for treatment. Of great importance, research shows that when colorectal cancer is detected during a screening colonoscopy, patients […] The p...

Merrimack and Baxalta announce initiation of Phase I study of MM-151 in combination with ONIVYDE regimen in metastatic colorectal cancer

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals and Baxalta jointly announced the initiation of a Phase I clinical study of Merrimack's oligoclonal EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) inhibitor, MM-151, in combination with ONIVYDE® (irinotecan liposome injection) plus fluorouracil (5-FU) and leucovorin in patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer more likely to affect minorities at younger age

(University of Missouri-Columbia) Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer and the second most common cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The chance of developing colorectal cancer increases with age. Now, a study by University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers shows that minority and ethnic groups are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at younger ages and mo...

New potential treatment for colorectal cancer discovered

A small molecule drug combined with chemotherapy may deliver a synergistic benefit for colorectal cancer patients, new research suggests. has demonstrated the efficiency of a small molecule drug, PRIMA-1met, in inhibiting the growth of colorectal cancer cells. Colorectal cancer is the cancer of the large intestine (colon and rectum).

Variant alleles in factor V, prothrombin, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and risk of thromboembolism in metastatic colorectal cancer patients treated with first-line chemotherapy plus bevacizumab

[Comment] Equal access to colorectal cancer screening

Population-based screening is effective in reducing the burden of colorectal cancer, and organised screening programmes have been implemented in many European countries.1 Maximum participation in screening is crucial to achieve the greatest health benefits at population level. As with most cancer screening programmes, however, there is a gradient in uptake of colorectal cancer screening by socioec...

Merck’s Erbitux approved for NHS Wales

The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group has recommended Merck’s Erbitux in combination with chemotherapy for restricted use in the NHS in Wales. Erbitux (cetuximab) is recommended for the first-line treatment of patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer. Its full indication is with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-expressing, RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer in com...

ASCO 2016: Wnt stem cell signaling pathway implicated in colorectal cancer in patients under 50

While increased screening continues to drive down overall colorectal cancer rates, the rate of colorectal cancer in patients under age 50 is increasing, and the disease is commonly more aggressive in these young patients. A University of Colorado Cancer...

Colorectal cancer stemness and ERK

Colorectal cancer stemness and ERK Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator LPBI   KCTD12 Regulates Colorectal Cancer Cell Stemness through the ERK Pathway Liping Li, Tingmei Duan, Xin Wang, Ru-Hua Zhang, Meifang Zhang, Suihai Wang,Fen Wang, Yuanzhong Wu, Haojie Huang & Tiebang Kang Scientific Reports 2016; 6(20460)    http://dx.doi.org:/10.1038/srep20460 Targeting cancer stem cells (CSC...

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Pretargeted radioimmunotherapy may eliminate colorectal cancer

An emerging cancer therapy has colorectal tumors surrounded. Presenters at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) are unveiling a novel radioimmunotherapy that combines a cancer-seeking antibody with potent radionuclide agents, resulting in complete remission of colorectal cancer in mouse models.

EPI proColon® – Novel Blood Screening Test Approved for Colorectal Cancer Detection

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Epi proColon®, a test that screens for colorectal cancer from a simple blood draw. The approval specifies that EPI proColon is only indicated for individuals at an average risk of developing colorectal cancer who choose not to undergo other colorectal cancer screening methods specified in […] The post EPI proColon® – N...

Cancer-Suppressing Gene May Cause Colorectal Cancer Spread

University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers discovered that a cancer-suppressing gene called Sprouty2 may induce the growth of certain forms of colorectal cancer. It was previously shown that the gene has a protective role against tumor metastasis in the body, according to the university’s press release.

Microbiota profiles in patients with colorectal cancer differ from healthy individuals

Microbiota profiles associated with colorectal cancer were found to be different from those in individuals without colorectal cancer in a recent study. Moreover, bacterial clusters associated with colorectal cancer were found to be differentially correlated with mucosal gene-expression profiles. “The heterogeneity of the CRC-associated microbiota identified could be exploited as a screening tool...

Researchers Discover Colorectal Cancer Biomarker

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have discovered that a deficiency in a key protein that regulates immune system warning signals could be a new biomarker for colorectal cancer, the second largest cancer killer in the United States. They believe the marker could be used to gauge response to a potential new treatment for the disease.Read more about Researchers Discover Colorect...

Health policy expert discusses guidelines for colorectal cancer screening

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, after lung cancer, yet many Americans are still loathe to be screened for the disease.

Small molecule drug combined with chemotherapy may deliver a synergistic benefit for colorectal cancer patients

A study led by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has demonstrated the efficiency of a small molecule drug, PRIMA-1met, in inhibiting the growth of colorectal cancer cells. Colorectal cancer is the cancer of the large intestine (colon and rectum) and is the most common cancer in Singapore.

Using Bevacizumab in High-Risk Cervical Cancer

Dr Maurie Markman discusses a paper showing that bevacizumab significantly improves overall survival rates in high-risk cervical cancer patients. Medscape Oncology

Gene thought to suppress cancer may actually promote spread of colorectal cancer

(University of Missouri-Columbia) A gene that is known to suppress the growth and spread of many types of cancer has the opposite effect in some forms of colorectal cancer, University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have found. It is a finding that may lay the foundation for new colorectal cancer treatments.

Less than 3% of IBD patients develop colorectal cancer after colectomy

The prevalence and incidence of colorectal cancer among patients with inflammatory bowel disease is less than 3% after colectomy and less than 1% after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.The researchers also identified residual rectum and history of colorectal cancer as risk factors for post-colectomy cancer risk.

ITBCC takes revolutionary step in improving biomarker assessment in colorectal cancer

In colorectal cancer, the presence of invasive tumor cells at the advancing edge of the tumor can provide valuable information on prognosis. Initiated by the Colorectal Cancer Research Group at the Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, a consensus conference was held to determine how this phenomenon should best be put into practice.

No matter how you take it, coffee drinking can decrease the risk of colorectal cancer says new study

To carry out their study, researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) looked at a group of 5,145 participants with colorectal cancer, and a further 4,097 participants without colorectal cancer as a control group. Data on coffee consumption was collected by interview and


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