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Are there clinical trials for colon cancer that has spread to your liver?

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Scientists routinely do clinical trials to look for new ways to treat colon cancer that has spread. These trials test new drugs to see if they're safe and if they work. They often are a way for people to try new medicine that isn't available to everyone. Your doctor can tell you if one of these trials might be a good fit.

From: When Colon Cancer Spreads to Your Liver WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 29, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 09/29/2017

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Cancer Care: "Coping with Colorectal Cancer."

Cancer Research UK: "Surgery for Advanced Bowel Cancer," "Which treatment for advanced bowel cancer."

Johns Hopkins Liver Tumor Center: "Colorectal Liver Metastasis."

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Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 29, 2017

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Treatment of Colon Cancer by Stage," "Bevacizumab," "Immunotherapy for Colorectal Cancer."

Cancer Care: "Coping with Colorectal Cancer."

Cancer Research UK: "Surgery for Advanced Bowel Cancer," "Which treatment for advanced bowel cancer."

Johns Hopkins Liver Tumor Center: "Colorectal Liver Metastasis."

Kopetz, S.  , August 2009. Journal of Clinical Oncology

National Cancer Institute: "Colon Cancer Treatment."

Dominello, M.  , April 2014. Annals of Palliative Medicine

Kress, M.  , published online Feb. 2, 2012. Frontiers in Oncology

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center: "Radioembolization."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 29, 2017

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