PDQ (Physician Data Query) is the National Cancer Institute’s source of comprehensive cancer information. It contains peer-reviewed, evidence-based cancer information summaries on treatment, supportive care, screening, prevention, genetics, and complementary and alternative medicine. The summaries are regularly updated by six editorial boards. The following PDQ summaries were recently updated:

The PDQ Colon Cancer Treatment summary was recently updated to include information about ramucirumab. In the randomized unblinded phase III RAISE study, 1072 patients with stage IV colorectal cancer who had progressed on first line chemotherapy were randomized to FOLFIRI with or without ramucirumab (8mg/kg). Patients assigned to FOLFIRI plus ramucirumab had a significant improvement in median overall survival and progression free survival. To review the summary, please use the following link: https://www.cancer.gov/types/colorectal/hp/colon-treatment-pdq#link/_549

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The summary was also updated to include two studies that attempted...

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