September 21, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan has entered an agreement with Hoffmann La Roche concerning its version of an oral chemotherapy drug.

August 24, 2011

Temperatures eclipsed 90 degrees Fahrenheit for the second annual Jersey Shore Undy 5000 5-km race held here last month, where Team Dulcolax joined 665 people who turned out to support the colon cancer awareness-raising event.

July 14, 2011

The Colon Cancer Alliance’s Denver Undy 5000 5K run held at City Park last month had more than 1,300 people wearing underwear, boxer shorts or silly costumes helping to bring greater awareness to colon cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

April 27, 2011

An investigational drug helped patients survive longer when combined with chemotherapy as a second-line treatment for colorectal cancer that had spread to other parts of the body, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced by French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis and U.S.-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

March 17, 2011

To help promote the third annual St. Louis Undy 5000 5K run on March 26, the Colon Cancer Alliance is introducing the “Parade of Undies” fashion show, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, the maker of Dulcolax products.

March 4, 2011

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In support of that, Boehringer Ingelheim’s Dulcolax brand this year has partnered with the Colon Cancer Alliance. Following is CCA’s CEO Andrew Spiegel on that partnership:

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March 2, 2011

Dulcolax has teamed up with the Colon Cancer Alliance and American fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo to encourage men and women to be proactive about their colon health by getting a colonoscopy.

October 18, 2010

There may be a link between Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer among men, according...

October 5, 2010

An investigative biotech drug administered together with chemotherapy helped extend the lives of cancer patients...

August 11, 2010

An investigational biotech drug didn’t significantly improve patients’ survival, according to results of a late-stage...

May 2, 2010

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic may have found a link between colorectal cancer and diabetes...

March 25, 2010

An experimental vaccine against an abnormal protein found in some tumors has the potential to...

March 14, 2010

Kinney Drugs has put together an educational program to teach uninsured patients how to get...

March 11, 2010

Caraco Pharmaceutical Labs has launched a generic version of a drug for treating colon and...

March 11, 2010

A late-stage clinical trial of a Genentech drug for men with late-stage prostate cancer has...

March 2, 2010

Commonly used therapies for the treatment of diabetes may increase a patient's risk of cancer,...

January 26, 2010

Vitamin D may improve bone health, but it also may lower one's risk of colorectal...