Colorectal Cancer Clinical Roundup

News Articles

(University of Jyväskylä [Finland]) June 12, 2020 - Aspirin reduces colorectal cancer risk by half in individuals at high genetic risk. Preventive efficacy is prolonged for 10-20 years after treatment with aspirin.
(MedPage Today) June 8, 2020 - Consensus on testing for dMMR/MSI-H, but strategies vary for other biomarkers.
(New York Times) June 2, 2020 - For people at low risk for colon cancer, delays in colonoscopy screening may not dramatically affect cancer risk, a new study suggests. Current guidelines recommend a colonoscopy starting at age 45 to 50, and then one every 10 years afterward if the results are negative.
(Medscape Medical News) June 1, 2020 - A blood test detected 11 of 11 cases of colorectal cancer in a study involving 354 patients, and also spotted a majority of cases — 40 out of 53 — in which participants had advanced adenomas, an investigator said.
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Podcasts

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Robert Figlin, MD, Steven Spielberg Family Chair in Hematology-Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and David Ilson, MD, Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, discuss the progress in colon and rectal cancer presented at ASCO20
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Robert Figlin, MD, Steven Spielberg Family Chair in Hematology-Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Active Medical Staff, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss the progress in CRC presented at ASCO20

Featured Colorectal Cancer Tweets

Cathy Eng, MD
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Howard S. Hochster, MD, FACP
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Howard S. Hochster, MD, FACP
HH_Oncodr  - Jun 02  Major progress for MSI high #coloncancer. But some questions still exist!! Trials available @RutgersCancer https://t.co/onXeiCnZ4v

Axel F. Grothey, MD
agrothey - May 31  I have to say, what a GREAT year for GI ONC @ #ASCO20 - amazing, practice changing data all around. KN177, IDEA, re… https://t.co/IMr6ixDr7B

Axel F. Grothey, MD
agrothey - May 31  I have to say, what a GREAT year for GI ONC @ #ASCO20 - amazing, practice changing data all around. KN177, IDEA, re… https://t.co/IMr6ixDr7B