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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...
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...
Toward A 100% Response Rate in Human Cancer
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Oncologists confront numerous hurdles as they attempt to apply the new cancer prognostic and predictive tests. Among them are...
Cancer Patients Who Get Better, Get Better - Metastatic Colon Cancer
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
A study published in the October 20 Journal of Clinical Oncology (Use of early tumor shrinkage to predict long-term outcome in...

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