In order to make better treatment decisions for patients with rectal cancer, Cleveland Clinic researchers are exploring use of tumor gene signatures to more accurately determine lymph node status before surgery.
Cleveland Clinic researchers find a significant number of colorectal cancer patients over age 70 have Lynch syndrome. Study supports universal tumor screening across all age groups to prevent cancers in future generations.
Cleveland Clinic research uncovers the influence of cancer-associated fibroblasts and secretion of the cytokine IL-17A on stem cell renewal, chemotherapy resistance and tumor spread in colorectal cancer.
While the AJCC/CAP Regression Grading scale for rectal cancer response was based on expert consensus, the clinical relevance of the scoring had not been validated — until a recent Cleveland Clinic study.
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