Just Released: Your Guide In the Fight, Version 2

Fight CRC updates free patient book for stage III and IV colorectal patients to include latest info about treatments and resources Alexandria, Va. – June 15, 2015 – Today Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) released an update to the popular late-stage colorectal cancer patient book, Your Guide in…

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Ramucirumab – A New Treatment Option

The FDA approved the use of the drug ramucirumab (brand name Cyramza®) on April 24, 2015 for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer in combination with FOLFIRI. Ramucirumab with FOLFIRI is now approved for patients whose cancer has progressed during or after treatment with first line…

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Another treatment option coming down the pike: TAS-102

Fight Colorectal Cancer stays actively involved in the research process from beginning to end. Part of our role in research is monitoring the progress of new drugs – drugs that may be used in treatment plans of colorectal cancer in the future. We actively work…

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First-Line Treatment Approved for Stage IV Colorectal Cancer

There is new first-line treatment (standard of care to start treatment) giving as many as 60% of the stage IV colorectal cancer patients more options for treatment. Previously, most stage IV patients undergoing chemotherapy would be recommended to go on FOLFOX and bevacizumab (Avastin). Patients…

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