The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has issued updated guidelines for average-risk and high-risk colorectal cancer screening. READ MORE

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Widespread use of alternative payment models may improve the quality of breast and colorectal cancer screening programs.

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Differences in health insurance coverage account for about half of the substantial disparity in survival between black and white patients with colorectal cancer.

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Testing for mismatch repair deficiency remains underused among adults with colorectal cancer, despite the existence of well-established guidelines aimed at high-risk populations.

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to a therapy for previously treated colorectal cancer.

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Research in Review

A recent study compared the effects of first-line chemotherapy with two different drugs in patients with advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer.

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Patients with colorectal cancer can decrease their risk of disease-related mortality by 54% if they consume certain types of food.

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has issued updated guidelines for average-risk and high-risk colorectal cancer screening.

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The United States Multi-Society Task Force of Colorectal Cancer has updated their recommendations for screening tests, ranking them into three “tiers,” published jointly in three gastroenterology journals.

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