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Evaluating sexual function in men treated with rectal cancer surgery

Evaluating sexual function in men treated with rectal cancer surgery

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term changes in sexual function (SF) in men after rectal cancer surgery. Researchers suggested that SF was not significantly affected by rectal cancer surgery. Some background Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide. Of these, around 30% are rectal cancers. Newer cancer therapies...

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Evaluating timing between chemoradiotherapy and surgery in patients with rectal cancer.

Evaluating timing between chemoradiotherapy and surgery in patients with rectal cancer.

Posted by on Nov 15, 2020 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial was carried out to examine the optimal time interval between completing chemoradiotherapy (CRT) and robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) in patients with rectal cancer. The trial found that RAS is safe and effective after 10-12 weeks of CRT. Some background Rectal cancer treatment has experienced an improvement with new...

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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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Evaluating long-term bowel function after low-anterior surgery for rectal cancer

Evaluating long-term bowel function after low-anterior surgery for rectal cancer

Posted by on Aug 9, 2020 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term side effects of low anterior surgery for rectal cancer. Researchers suggested that radiation before surgery is associated with poorer bowel function after surgery. Some background Rectal cancer is a frequent and serious disease. In the US there are 43,340 new cases of rectal cancer every...

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Is completion of irinotecan chemotherapy associated with better treatment response in locally advanced rectal cancer?

Is completion of irinotecan chemotherapy associated with better treatment response in locally advanced rectal cancer?

Posted by on Jul 5, 2020 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of high completion of irinotecan (Camptosar) chemotherapy before locally advanced rectal cancer surgery. Researchers suggested that the completion of irinotecan chemotherapy was associated with better tumor response in these patients. Some background Colorectal cancer is the third most...

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Bevacizumab therapy and surgery are associated with better outcomes in advanced colorectal cancer

Posted by on Jan 31, 2020 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether bevacizumab (Avastin) therapy and surgery of the tumor can improve the outcomes of patients with advanced colorectal cancer (CRC). Researchers suggested that patients treated with bevacizumab have better outcomes when undergoing surgery. Some background CRC is one of the most common cancers...

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Are abdominal infections a prognostic factor for recurrence after colorectal cancer surgery?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2020 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether tummy infections (TIs) after surgery are associated with colorectal cancer outcomes. Researchers suggested that TIs might be associated with a shorter time until recurrence. Some background Colorectal cancer is a common cancer in the US affecting more than 145,000 people every year. Surgery is...

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The effect of blood transfusion in the outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery

Posted by on Nov 17, 2019 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the association between blood transfusions (BT) and inflammation after surgery on the outcomes of patients with colorectal cancer. Researchers suggested that blood transfusion was associated with poorer outcomes for these patients. Some background Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide. The...

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A comparison between conventional, laparoscopic and robotic rectal cancer surgery

Posted by on Nov 17, 2019 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of open and non-invasive surgery (NIS) in the treatment of rectal cancer. Researchers suggested that open surgery is associated with improved complete tumor removal, while NIS is associated with fewer complications. Some background Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the US. The...

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Tumor budding as a prognostic factor for treatment outcomes in patients with stage 2 colon cancer

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the role of tumor budding (TB) in predicting the best treatment for stage 2 colon cancer. Researchers suggested that TB could improve the effect of chemotherapy after surgery in these patients. Some background Stage 2 colorectal cancer accounts for one-third of patients who undergo curative surgery. Prognostic...

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