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ACORN Presents Findings of Collaborative Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Research
Date:4/21/2008

and reflects ACORN's commitment to make advanced clinical research available to every member of the community who has a need.

Neutropenia (low white blood counts) and fatigue were the two most commonly reported side effects; however, no patients withdrew from the study as a result of any side effect.

The researchers concluded that GFL has promising clinical activity as assessed by response rates compared to historical controls of 5-FU/LV with the same dose and schedule. Furthermore, the lack of additional toxicity allows other drugs to be added to the treatment. Additional correlative studies are in progress as a result of these findings.

According to Steve Coplon, CEO, "ACORN continues to facilitate multiple opportunities linking the best thought leaders from the academic community with leading community oncologists who are committed to advancing the war on cancer in busy clinics across the nation. Given our capabilities in CRO, Network, and our own initiated trials, the results of these efforts are regularly highlighted at important meetings such as AACR, ASCO, ASH, San Antonio Breast, and other noteworthy venues."

For additional information visit http://www.ACORNresearch.net or contact Liz Conway, Director of Marketing and Corporate Services, 901-259-0878.

Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, Inc. (ACORN)

ACORN focuses on oncology exclusively. ACORN offers centralized clinical trial services, scientific analysis, and is a full-service Clinical Research Organization (CRO), providing contract and budgeting services; fostering accrual of subjects at the site level; collecting data and monitoring its accuracy; and working seamlessly with both trial sponsors and participating practices.

Contact Information:

Liz Conway

(901) 435-5570

lconway@sosacorn.com


SOURCE Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, Inc.
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