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Is 19 Years Old Too Young for Stage 4 Colon Cancer or Hospice?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
COLORECTAL CANCER is among the most common malignancies in the US with 95,000 colon and 39,000 rectal cancer cases estimated to occur in 2017.  In patients under the age of 20 however colon cancer is literally 1 in a million.  For one young...
The Cost of Care for Stage 4 Colon Cancer: How Much is Too Much?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Among the most important topics of discussion at cancer meetings today is the cost of cancer care. Terms like “financial...
Stage 4 Colon Cancer: Doctor Heal Thyself
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
One year ago, almost to the day, I was asked to see a very pleasant 67-year-old surgeon.  He was personally referred by the...
Colon Cancer Treatment Guide
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
We have all been touched by someone diagnosed with cancer. Our hope is to spread awareness regarding the diagnosis, impact and...
Genomic vs functional analyses: Lesson from recurrent colon cancer
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
With the growing interest in personalized medicine, many physicians and patients have come to equate personalized medicine with...
For Recurrent Colon Cancer Case: "Right to Try" or "Right to Receive"?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Over the past five years I have been treating a 70-year-old gentleman diagnosed in 2010 with lymph node positive, Stage III...
Bevacizumab In Colon Cancer – “A Shot Across The Bowel”
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
An E-Publication article in the February Journal of Clinical Oncology analyzes the cost efficacy of Bevacizumab for colon...

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