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GASTRIC CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Should HER2 Testing Be Routinely Performed in Patients with Gastric Cancer?

December 8th, 2016

Should HER2 Testing Be Routinely Performed in Patients with Gastric Cancer?

The short answer is yes! New evidence-based guidelines for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) testing in advanced gastric and gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma (GEA) have […]


Opdivo® Improves Survival in Advanced Stomach Cancer

November 30th, 2016

Opdivo® Improves Survival in Advanced Stomach Cancer

The immune-stimulating agent Opdivo® (nivolumab) appears to significantly improve overall survival among patients with advanced stomach cancer for which no standard treatment options exist. Opdivo […]


Novel Antibody Improves Survival in Advanced Stomach Cancer

June 28th, 2016

Novel Antibody Improves Survival in Advanced Stomach Cancer

The novel agent, IMAB362, which stimulates the immune system to attack a certain protein expressed by many stomach cancer cells, has demonstrated a significant improvement […]


IMAB362 Leads to Longer Remission and Better Survival in Gastric Cancer

June 6th, 2016

IMAB362 Leads to Longer Remission and Better Survival in Gastric Cancer

The results of a novel treatment for gastric cancer with the investigational antibody IMAB362 were released at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) this […]


Ask the Lynch Syndrome Expert Q&A Now Available

June 2nd, 2016

Ask the Lynch Syndrome Expert Q&A Now Available

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Perez* CancerConnect recently collaborated with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide you with the opportunity […]


Another Reason to Break the Habit: Smoking Alters Bacterial Balance in Mouth

April 12th, 2016

Another Reason to Break the Habit: Smoking Alters Bacterial Balance in Mouth

Smoking drastically alters the oral microbiome, the mix of roughly 600 bacterial species that live in people’s mouths. This is the finding of a study […]


February: Gallbladder and Bile Duct Awareness Month

February 18th, 2016

February: Gallbladder and Bile Duct Awareness Month

Located underneath the liver, the gallbladder is responsible for the concentration and storage of bile which helps to digest the fats in food as they pass […]


Vistogard® Approved for Life-Threatening Toxicities of Certain Chemotherapy Agents

February 11th, 2016

Vistogard® Approved for Life-Threatening Toxicities of Certain Chemotherapy Agents

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vistogard (uridine triacetate) for the treatment of life-threatening toxicities caused by the chemotherapy drugs fluorouracil or […]


Gastric Cancer Risk Factors You Need to Know

February 8th, 2016

Gastric Cancer Risk Factors You Need to Know

Successful treatment for stomach or gastric cancer starts with early detection. Most cases of stomach cancer are diagnosed in the advanced stages as there is […]


What Can Your Gut Tell You About Cancer?

October 16th, 2015

What Can Your Gut Tell You About Cancer?

Learn to identify and manage gastrointestinal issues to maintain overall health. By Mia James At the very least, gastro­intestinal (GI) symp­toms are bother­some and sometimes […]


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