Compassion Corner: Compassion is Not Just About Caring, It’s About Taking That Extra Step. This Patient’s Stage 3 Cancer Could Have Been Avoided
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Compassion Corner: Compassion is Not Just About Caring, It’s About Taking That Extra Step. This Patient’s Stage 3 Cancer Could Have Been Avoided

Compassion [kuhm-pash-uhn] noun A feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering. Compassion Corner is a…

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An Anchor on FOX59 Morning News Wants Her Peers to Know that Colorectal Cancer is Not Just For the Elderly
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An Anchor on FOX59 Morning News Wants Her Peers to Know that Colorectal Cancer is Not Just For the Elderly

  Lindy Thrackston, a FOX59 news anchor in Indianapolis and emcee for the Indiana Pacers, interviewed recently with ON TODAY. She says that her cancer was caught in time but…

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Patients with Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases and KRAS Mutations Show Reduced Response Rates
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Patients with Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases and KRAS Mutations Show Reduced Response Rates

  Researchers have been able to identify similarities in outcomes between colorectal liver metastases that cannot be completely removed by surgery (unresectable) and patients with the KRAS mutation. Surgical resection…

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Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives $2.5M Grant for Organoid Research
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Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives $2.5M Grant for Organoid Research

  Recently, the National Cancer Institute provided a $2.5M grant to support specialized medical research being performed at the Wake Forest Organoid Research Center (WFORCE). According to the press release,…

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Pembrolizumab’s Targeting of MSI-H-dMMR Colorectal Cancers More Effective Than Chemotherapy

The New England Journal of Medicine recently carried a report citing data from a Phase 3 clinical trial involving 307 people diagnosed with MSI-H-dMMR metastatic colorectal cancer. MSI-H (high levels…

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New Study Evaluates Peripheral Neuropathy Associated with Chemotherapy in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Gene Variants
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New Study Evaluates Peripheral Neuropathy Associated with Chemotherapy in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Gene Variants

Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, or CIPN, is a common side effect of chemotherapy. A recent study aimed to uncover whether or not oxaliplatin chemotherapy increased risk of CIPN for those with…

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