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An interim analysis of a Phase III study of Avastin ( Bevacizumab ) in combination with Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in advanced, non-small cell lung cancer ( NSCLC ) met its primary efficacy endpoint ...


The results of several clinical studies of Cetuximab ( Erbitux ) have been presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology ( ASCO ) 41st Annual Meeting. Irinotecan-refractory metastatic co ...


A Phase 2 study demonstrated that Panitumumab ( Vectibix ), a fully human monoclonal antibody directed against the epidermal growth factor receptor ( EGFR ), has antitumor activity when administered a ...


The use of statins is associated with a 47 percent relative reduction in the risk of colorectal cancer after adjustment for other known risk factors. Statins are inhibitors of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglu ...


Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, found that women using Ibuprofen every day for five years or longer were more than 50 percent more lik ...


Women with a high dietary intake of vitamin B6 over several years have a decreased risk of colorectal cancer. Women who consume moderate to large amounts of alcohol in addition to vitamin B6 have mor ...


Preliminary results of a phase I study showed that a single injection of a genetically engineered virus has shown promise as a treatment for patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to the liv ...


Families with a certain type of hereditary colorectal cancer have a reduced cancer risk if they do not have a gene defect found in many with this type of cancer risk. Hereditary nonpolyposis colore ...


Researchers at the University of Minnesota Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute ( NCI ), have discovered a new method that could accelerate the way cancer-causing genes are found and could ...


A study, published in The Lancet, demonstrated that switching treatment to the drug Anastrozole ( Arimidex ) after two years of Tamoxifen ( Nolvadex ) can improve event-free survival for postmenopausa ...


Randomized trials of short-term Aspirin use for prevention of recurrent colorectal adenoma have provided compelling evidence of a relationship between Aspirin and colorectal neoplasia. However, data o ...


TGFBR1*6A may represent a potential therapeutic target in cancer A relatively common cancer susceptibility gene appears to be frequently acquired in metastatic lesions from colorectal cancer, and g ...


Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine are conducting clinical trials on a unique approach to enhance the immune system in patients with breast or colorectal cancer. Researchers use a potent ...


A study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, found that inactivation of a DNA repair gene may be an early step in the development of sporadic colorectal tumors, and detection o ...


A research showed that a small gene variation that increases the risk of inherited cancer can also arise during the development of spontaneous, or non-inherited, tumors. The findings, published in ...