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Review: Diagnosis and treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:07h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)


M-A: Role of diet in colorectal cancer incidence

17 Feb, 2021 | 01:12h | UTC

Role of Diet in Colorectal Cancer Incidence: Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses of Prospective Observational Studies – JAMA Network Open


RCT: Short-term outcomes of complete mesocolic excision versus D2 dissection in patients undergoing laparoscopic colectomy for right colon cancer

16 Feb, 2021 | 01:44h | UTC

Short-term outcomes of complete mesocolic excision versus D2 dissection in patients undergoing laparoscopic colectomy for right colon cancer (RELARC): a randomised, controlled, phase 3, superiority trial – The Lancet Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)


Duration of adjuvant doublet chemotherapy (3 or 6 months) in patients with high-risk stage II colorectal cancer

3 Feb, 2021 | 01:10h | UTC

Duration of Adjuvant Doublet Chemotherapy (3 or 6 months) in Patients With High-Risk Stage II Colorectal Cancer – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Commentary: Adjuvant Doublet Chemotherapy for High-Risk Stage II Colorectal Cancer: 3- or 6- Month Duration? – The ASCO Post


Meta-analysis: Risk of colorectal cancer and cancer related mortality after detection of low-risk or high-risk adenomas, compared with no adenoma, at index colonoscopy

3 Feb, 2021 | 01:20h | UTC

Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Cancer Related Mortality After Detection of Low-risk or High-risk Adenomas, Compared With No Adenoma, at Index Colonoscopy: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis – Gastroenterology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related studies: Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality After Removal of Adenomas During Screening Colonoscopies – Gastroenterology AND Long-term Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Related Death After Adenoma Removal in a Large, Community-based Population – Gastroenterology (link to abstract – $ for full-text) AND Baseline Colonoscopy Findings Associated with 10-Year Outcomes in a Screening Cohort Undergoing Colonoscopy Surveillance – Gastroenterology (link to abstract – $ for full-text) AND Association of Colonoscopy Adenoma Findings With Long-term Colorectal Cancer Incidence – JAMA

Related guideline: Recommendations for Follow-Up After Colonoscopy and Polypectomy: A Consensus Update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer – Gastroenterology


Cohort study: Aspirin linked to reduced risk of colon cancer if you start it before age 70

26 Jan, 2021 | 00:37h | UTC

Aspirin Use and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Among Older Adults – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Does aspirin lower colorectal cancer risk in older adults? It depends on when they start – Massachusetts General Hospital AND Aspirin Use Cuts CRC Risk in Those Initiating Use Before Age 70 – Physician’s Weekly


Postsurgical disease recurrence in stage I to III colorectal cancer may be predicted by ctDNA

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:07h | UTC

Abstract: Circulating tumor DNA analysis for assessment of recurrence risk, benefit of adjuvant therapy, and early relapse detection after treatment in colorectal cancer patients – ASCO Meeting Library

Commentaries: Postsurgical Disease Recurrence in Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer May Be Predicted by ctDNA – The ASCO Post AND Liquid Biopsy Predicts Colon Cancer Relapse Months Before CT – MedPage Today (free registration required)


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