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Gastrointestinal Highlights from last month’s ASCO 2020 Meeting

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) held its annual meeting at the end of last month online and presented various findings that are likely to have a positive impact on colorectal cancer (CRC) treatment in the near future. One study looked at the treatment of rectal cancer that has spread to nearby lymph nodes wi...


How is colorectal cancer care changing in the era of COVID-19?

In just a few months, coronavirus (COVID-19) has transformed our lives. Despite the innumerable challenges, COVID-19 has created an opportunity for the revision of healthcare approaches and norms, including how cancer care is practiced. As hospitals are increasingly forced to focus their resources on treating patients with CO...


Meatless for CRC prevention

It has been known for millennia that what we eat can be powerful medicine – or a slow poison. According to Ayurvedic medicine, the 5,000 year-old healing system originating in India, all good health starts with diet and digestion. Today, there is a growing body of evidence that shows how our diet impacts our risk of developin...


Immunotherapy treatment proves to be superior to chemotherapy for a specific subset of patients with mCRC

The last few decades have seen important advances in colorectal cancer treatment. There are more options today for patients with colorectal cancer who historically may have had fewer effective treatments available to them, particularly those with advanced disease. One of the major highlights from the recent American Society ...


Push For Your Tush volunteers spread the word

Co-leads of Push For Your Tush Ottawa share their connection to the cause and speak about the importance of this fundraising event for Colorectal Cancer Canada. ...