Colorectal Cancer | Specialty

Regorafenib/Nivolumab Found to be More Effective in Japanese Population vs North American in CRC

June 9th 2021

Real-World Analysis on Second-Line Cetuximab in mCRC Reveals Factors Linked With Longer Time on Treatment, OS

June 9th 2021

In patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who received cetuximab as a second-line therapy after irinotecan or oxaliplatin-based regimens have failed, KRAS mutational status and geographical region were associated with time on treatment, while body mass index and age were linked with overall survival.

Sequencing Anti-EGFR Therapy in mCRC

June 8th 2021

The importance of aligning second-line treatment decisions with patient goals in metastatic colorectal cancer, and the benefits of treating patients with biweekly cetuximab, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Changes in Cetuximab Dosing Schedule in mCRC

June 8th 2021

Reactions to recent changes approved by the FDA to the dosing schedule of cetuximab for metastatic colorectal cancer and the value of real-word data on clinical practice patterns in the community when administering this drug.

Panitumumab Plus 5-FU/Leucovorin Maintenance Improves PFS in RAS Wild-Type Metastatic CRC

June 8th 2021

The addition of panitumumab to 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin significantly improved progression-free survival as a maintenance treatment over 5-FU/leucovorin alone in patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer.

Trastuzumab Deruxtecan Maintains Antitumor Activity in HER2+ mCRC

June 7th 2021

Final results of the DESTINY-CRC01 trial were consistent with primary analysis, establishing the benefit of fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki in patients with HER2-overexpressing metastatic colorectal cancer.

mFOLFOXIRI/Cetuximab Combo Improves Depth of Response in RAS Wild-Type mCRC

June 7th 2021

Cetuximab added to mFOLFOXIRI induced superior depth of response than mFOLFOXIRI plus bevacizumab in treatment-naïve patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer.

Cetuximab Misses ORR End Point in RAS Wild-Type, BRAF V600E+ mCRC

June 7th 2021

The chemotherapy regimen of FOLFOXIRI plus bevacizumab was found to be preferred in terms of antitumor activity compared with FOLFOXIRI plus cetuximab in patients with RAS wild-type, BRAF V600E–mutant metastatic colorectal cancer.

Lenvatinib Plus Pembrolizumab May Increase Overall Survival Rates in Advanced Colorectal Cancer

June 4th 2021

Some patients with previously treated advanced colorectal cancer responded to treatment with lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab.

Dr. Choti on Pursuing Chemotherapy Following Tumor Resection in Advanced CRC

June 1st 2021

Michael A. Choti, MD, discusses pursuing chemotherapy following tumor resection in advanced colorectal cancer.