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New Strategies for the Detection and Treatment of Colon Cancer
Tuesday, October 9, 2001,
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New therapies. Innovations in diagnostic procedures. How today's research will affect tomorrow's medicine.
Physician-scientists working at the forefront of medical research at the National Institutes of Health will examine these issues during the 2001 Medicine for the Public lecture series sponsored by the NIH Clinical Center.
Colon cancer strikes 130 thousand people a year. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and has a mortality rate of nearly 50 percent.
Dr. Steven Libutti will discuss how it is detected and treated. He will also discuss what new detection and treatment options are currently under study to increase survival, including local ablative therapy, anti-angiogenic therapy, and new ways to deliver chemotherapy.
New strategies for the detection and treatment of colon cancer / Steven Libutti.
Libutti, Steven K. National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Colonic Neoplasms--diagnosis Colonic Neoplasms--therapy Neoplasm Metastasis--prevention & control
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