Treating Liver Metastases Webinar Available Online

On Monday, May 16th, 2011, Dr. Andrew Kennedy, a well-known researcher in liver metastases, led a Fight Colorectal Cancer webinar discussing an issue that affects thousands of colorectal cancer patients. Colorectal cancer often metastasizes first to the liver, so learning how to manage growth of those tumors can help with patient survival.   Treatment of liver…  Read More

Upcoming Patient Webinars Will Bring the Science to YOU

Fight Colorectal Cancer is giving you the opportunity to talk to researchers and medical professionals in April and May through online webinars designed to bring the science of treating colorectal cancer down to the personal. The latest news from the petri dish Wednesday, April 20, 2011 8 – 9 PM Eastern Dr. Rona Yaeger will discuss…  Read More

Patients’ Own Tumor Cells Make Effective Cancer Vaccine

Doctors at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire have built personalized cancer vaccines that use the patient’s own immune system to fight colorectal cancer. The key to success was first removing bulky liver tumors and then using the vaccine to kill any tiny cancers remaining in the body. Five years after getting the vaccine, two-thirds of…  Read More