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Biological therapy and other novel therapies in early-stage disease: are they appropriate?


Grothey A. Department of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. grothey.axel@mayo.edu For nearly two decades, adjuvant chemotherapy has been the standard of care in patients with early-stage colon cancer at high risk of recurrence. Until … Continue reading

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Calcium/vitamin D do not prevent colon cancer (WHI)


Clinical Question: Does supplementation with 1000 mg calcium and 400 IU vitamin D reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in healthy women? Bottom Line: A modest dose of calcium and vitamin D does not alter the risk of colorectal cancer … Continue reading

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