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Looking for participants to test a chemo-radiotherapy combination for operable rectal cancer

Looking for participants to test a chemo-radiotherapy combination for operable rectal cancer

Posted by on Aug 23, 2020 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness and safety of short-course radiation therapy and TAS-102 (Lonsurf) plus oxaliplatin (Eloxatin) chemotherapy in rectal cancer. The main outcome to be measured will be the change in treatment response. This study is being conducted in the US. The details Colorectal cancer is one of...

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A comparison between two types of radiation therapy in the treatment of rectal cancer

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of two different types of radiation therapy to treat rectal cancer. Researchers suggested that high-dose endorectal brachytherapy (HDEB) is associated with improved tumor response. Some background The standard treatment for rectal cancer that has spread outside the rectum lining (T3 tumor) is...

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The use of genetic testing for selecting the best treatment for early-stage breast cancer

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this article was to discuss the way in which the latest results on cancer DNA research apply to early-stage breast cancer. Genome analysis is highly likely to play a growing role in the future but more clinical trials are needed. Some background Breast cancer is a disease with multiple symptoms and consequences that are...

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