• ESMO GI 2019: targeted therapy combination improves survival in colorectal cancer
    ESMO GI 2019: targeted therapy combination improves survival in colorectal cancer

    Data from the phase 3 BEACON CRC study presented at the ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2019.

  • ESMO GI 2019: efficacy of flexible regorafenib dosing to relieve side effects
    ESMO GI 2019: efficacy of flexible regorafenib dosing to relieve side effects

    Results of the phase 2 REARRANGE study presented at the ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2019.

  • PET/CT could help restage locally advanced rectal cancer

    PET/CT identifies which patients should be considered for operative management.

  • Rectal cancer: Effect of ≥8-week interval between chemo and mesorectal excision

    Meta-analysis of the effect of extending the interval after long-course chemoradiotherapy before surgery in locally advanced rectal cancer

  • Rectal cancer: 4-12-week surgical delay optimal after short-course radiotherapy

    Data from the Stockholm III trial.

  • Cancer risk in women who were breastfed as infants

    Results from a large prospective study of 548,741 women in the UK.

  • Colorectal cancer: managing secondary bowel obstruction

    An analysis of data from the Hospital Episode Statistics over a 10-year period

  • pT1 colorectal cancer: is surgery needed after endoscopic resection?

    Meta-analysis of outcomes with conservatively managed low- and high-risk lesions.

  • Rectal cancer: 5-year survival better with laparoscopic surgery

    Data also show improved recurrence-free survival.

  • Rectal cancer resection: temporary loop ileostomy closure during vs after adjuvant chemotherapy

    Results from a meta-analysis.

  • Concerning rise in colorectal cancer in <50-year-olds
    Concerning rise in colorectal cancer in <50-year-olds

    The new research published in the Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology follows similar data published earlier this month in Gut.

  • Thyroid disorders tied to lower risk for colorectal cancer

    Data from a Taiwanese population-based case-control study.

  • Colorectal cancer rates rising among young adults in Europe
    Colorectal cancer rates rising among young adults in Europe

    Should screening guidelines be revised?

  • Colorectal cancer: higher post-operative vitamin D level tied to better survival

    No association seen between pre-operative 25-OHD levels and survival.

  • Statin use tied to lower mortality risk in patients with colorectal cancer
    Statin use tied to lower mortality risk in patients with colorectal cancer

    Meta-analysis of 14 studies.

  • Rectal cancer: capecitabine tops 5-FU in neoadjuvant chemoradiation

    Meta-analysis shows superiority on several counts.

  • Fitness tied to lower risks for lung and colorectal cancer

    FIT data also show higher likelihood of survival after diagnosis.

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