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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...
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...
Is Rationed or Rational Medical Care In Our Future?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
We are witness to a sea change in medicine. Doctors and nurses are being replaced by “healthcare providers;” medical judgment...
What’s the Best Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Treatment?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
The answer is: nobody knows. We have previously described a patient with cancer of the small bowel for whom a treatment regimen...
There is More to GI Cancer Care Than FOLFOX - Duodenum Cancer Success
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Several months ago, I was introduced to a 58-year-old gentleman with a very bad diagnosis — a bout of gastrointestinal bleeding...
Dramatic Lung Adenocarcinoma Survival Story
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Despite the toxicities and haphazard administration schedules associated with many chemotherapy combinations, some patients...

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