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Can Circulating Tumor DNA Predict Who Will Benefit from Colorectal Cancer Chemotherapy?

Over 30% of patients with stage II or stage III colorectal cancer (CRC) and 60-70% of patients who undergo oligometastatic resection experience cancer recurrence. Stage II or III CRC is usually treated with surgery followed by adjuvant chemotherapy…
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CDC Report: Why Do Certain Populations Never Screen for Colorectal Cancer?

Cancer screening remains a powerful tool. Even limited screening has long-term benefits compared to no screening  and can lower the risk of cancer and related deaths. A recent study by researchers at the CDC compared data on adults who reported…
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Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy Effective for Mismatch Repair–Deficient Colorectal Cancer

Mismatch repair–deficient (dMMR) or microsatellite instability–high (MSI-H) colorectal cancer (CRC) is an advanced form of CRC that is highly responsive to treatment with immunotherapy, especially PD-1 inhibitors. Preliminary research results…

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