Diets Rich in Nuts Improve Survival Rates in Patients with Colon CancerApril 5th 2018
Patients with stage III colon cancer who ate at least 2 servings of nuts per week had superior disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS), according to results from the CALGB 8903 study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Improving Uptake of Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer in High-Risk PatientsJuly 11th 2017
Patients with lung cancer who received low-dose CT scans had a 15% to 20% lower risk of death from their disease versus those who had standard chest X-rays, which has led to screening guidelines.
More Stage I Cancers Diagnosed After ACAMay 19th 2017
More Stage I cancers were diagnosed after the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, within five screenable disease types: colorectal cancer, female breast cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer).
Screening Saves: Know Your Options And Talk to Your DoctorMarch 21st 2017
On March 21, at 9 PM EST, the #CureConnect tweetchat will be focusing on screening and prevention. Sharyn Worrall, Patient Education Manager for FightCRC will be comoderating on this topic, which is especially important for colorectal cancer.