"The people are still there, the medicine is gone." This is a dilemma faced by many patients with advanced colorectal cancer-that is to say, the patient's physical condition is OK, but they have developed resistance to all chemotherapy regimens and are facing myrrh Available situation. The reporter learned that the results of a Phase III clinical study of metastatic colorectal cancer conducted by Chinese researchers were officially released recently. This study called TAILOR increased the survival rate of patients with advanced colorectal cancer by 50%. Experts say that this research gives doctors new choices and also allows colorectal cancer patients to become beneficiaries.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world. In recent years, the incidence of colorectal cancer has been increasing year by year. Colorectal is a "riches disease", which is closely related to a high-fat, high-protein, and low-fiber diet. Xu Jianming said that the length of a human intestine is about 1 meter, of which 12 cm near the anus is the rectum, and the rest of the intestine is the colon. Statistics show that rectal cancer is more common among young people, and colon cancer is more common among middle-aged and elderly people. In addition to having a certain relationship with lifestyle, colorectal cancer is also closely related to genetic factors. Among the families of colorectal cancer patients, about a quarter have a family history of various tumors. For patients with advanced colorectal cancer, because they need drug treatment, they face the problem of drug resistance. The TAILOR study has given colorectal cancer patients a new choice.
Due to the slow growth of colorectal malignant tumors, it is difficult to find early tumors without colonoscopy. Therefore, experts recommend that people over the age of 50 should have colonoscopy once a year. Rectal cancer patients are often accompanied by symptoms of stool bleeding. Many people think it is bleeding caused by hemorrhoids and do not pay enough attention. In fact, if you ask a doctor for a digital examination after stool bleeding, you can basically judge whether it is hemorrhoids. A healthy lifestyle can help prevent colorectal cancer to a certain extent. Experts suggest that the public should maintain healthy eating habits, eat more sweet potatoes, corn, fruits, fresh vegetables and other foods rich in carbohydrates and crude fiber, and eat less fried, smoked, high-fat, and high-protein foods; increase appropriately Exercise, maintain a regular rhythm of life, quit smoking and drinking, and control weight.