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Marshall on Oncology

  • Mud Pies: Superfood for the Microbiome?   Too much cleanliness and sanitizing might reduce the effectiveness of our immune system, which could be a contributing cause of illness.
  • 12 Chemo Cycles: More Toxicity Than Therapy?   Dr John Marshall suggests that 12 cycles of chemotherapy in metastatic colorectal cancer exceeds what is needed for maximum tumor regression and often results in toxicity that is better avoided.
  • 'Can Do' Collaborations Speed Progress in GI Cancers   Dr John Marshall reports on two initiatives that harness the collective efforts of advocacy groups, academic researchers, and industry to advance research in GI cancers.