C3 Advocates Contribute to RFA Effectiveness Review

How useful is radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in treating liver metastases from colorectal cancer? To answer that question, American Society for Clinical Oncology scientists included two C3 advocates, Rob Michelson and Dr. Andrew Guisti, on an expert panel looking at published RFA research. In appreciation, the panel dedicated their Clinical Evidence Review to Michelson who died in…  Read More

Talking to Your Doctor about Liver Mets

What should you and your doctor talk about if your colon or rectal cancer has spread to your liver? Deciding on the best way to manage liver metastases from colorectal cancer isn’t easy. It’s best done with the involvement of  multidisciplinary team of doctors and thoughtful discussion with the patient. In developing the ASCO 2009 Clinical…  Read More

Surgery or RFA for Liver Mets?

Both surgery and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) are used to destroy liver tumors that have spread from colorectal cancer, but which approach is better? Surgeons at the University of Louisville School of Medicine reviewed all the cases where patients received either surgery only or RFA only in their hospital over the past twelve years.  They had over…  Read More