What’s New in Colorectal Cancer Research and Treatment?

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As National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, we wanted to leave you with some links to additional resources on new research, treatment and clinical trials for the disease.

Resources for Colorectal Cancer Research & Treatment 

New Research, Colorectal Cancer- American Cancer Society

Research and treatments for cancer are constantly evolving—this site discusses new techniques for early detection, testing, and treatment of colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Health Center- WebMD

Lists news and features related to colon cancer. Most recent article discusses a pill camera to check colon was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, Colon and Rectal Cancer

Provides an online booklet on what you need to know about cancer of the colon and rectum, and an overview of research advances for colorectal cancer. Also has links to many other resources for colorectal treatment, research, statistics, fact sheets, prevention, and more.

Looking for Colorectal Cancer Clinical Trials? 

Search for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute

Search NCI’s list of 12,000+ clinical trials now accepting participants, or search through the set of 25,000+ trials that are no longer recruiting. provides patients, their family members, and the public with easy and free access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Trial Check

Used by the American Cancer Society, eviti|Clinical Trials is a clinical trial database of all federal (U.S.) registered cancer studies and will identify a trial that fits your needs – completely unbiased.

If you have questions about colorectal cancer or need to schedule a screening, contact your doctor.

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DISCLAIMER: This blog is for informational purposes only. It does not replace medical care from a licensed physician. If you have a medical concern, please contact your doctor.

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