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    Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - What Increases Your Risk

    Even after treatment that seems successful, colorectal cancer may come back (recur). But this depends on the stage of the cancer before treatment.

    Your risk for recurrent or metastatic cancer depends on how aggressive your cancer is and how well treatments work.

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    Colorectal Cancer Clinical Trials

    Before doctors can prescribe new medications and treatments, they must be shown to be safe and effective. Colorectal cancerclinical trials allow test the effects of new medications on volunteers with colorectal cancer. The researchers follow a strict protocol and use carefully controlled conditions to evaluate the drugs being developed. The evaluation focuses on how well the drug treats colorectal cancer. Researchers also determine its safety and any possible side effects. Some patients with colorectal...

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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