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Some heavy-duty articles

coloCan
Posts: 1956
Joined: Oct 2009

being that this is CRC awareness month alot of interesting stuff out there:

cancernetwork.com/colorectal-cancer/content/article/10165/2044889

"Metastatic CRC:A Curable Disease"

ecancer.org/news/2570

"A mutation in EGFR that confers cetuximab resistance in CRC"

medicalnewstoday.com/releases/242796.php

5th item, on RAS -and then click on link to scientific explanation (or maybe not....)

For the latest on Regorafanib:

clinicaloncology.com/CancerArticles.aspx?c_id=47&c=Colorectal

Added this one on financial hardship among Stage 3ers, even if insured,at:

doctorslounge.com/index.php/news/pb/27443

And another reason to watch what you eat (today's news talks of red meat):

emaxhealth.com/1020/how-does-high-fat-diet-lead-colon-cancer

and one on something new:

sys-con.com/node/2195471

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pete43lost_at_sea
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Joined: Nov 2010

always interesting reading. You have mainstream covered.

hugs,
pete

coloCan
Posts: 1956
Joined: Oct 2009

sys-con.com/node/2205318

and this is by four "Pioneers" in the field of using nanotechnology against cancer:

kavlifoundation.org/science-spotlights/nanoscience-fighting-cancer-nanotechnology

(which is rather lengthy so i'll do my walking to diner, eat, walk back and then try reading it myself)
(when i refind the one on MCP i'll post that too

smokeyjoe
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Joined: Feb 2011

Interesting....you know in Canada we rarely get PET scans...they rely almost exclusively on CT scans....

coloCan
Posts: 1956
Joined: Oct 2009

"Colon cancer's cellular crossroads" (not to be confused with Robert Johnson's "Crossroads")

http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2012/03/colon-cancer-cell-signaling/

( i wonder why our medical/healthcare systems have different standards of treatment when you would think all would want the most beneficial and effective for its citizens.......yeah, right!!!!)

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