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GASTRIC CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

February 9th, 2017

Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

Clinical trial results presented at the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco suggest that the use of PET scans to assess a cancers response […]


Opdivo (nivolumab) Improves Survival in Patients with Advanced Gastric Cancer

February 6th, 2017

Opdivo (nivolumab) Improves Survival in Patients with Advanced Gastric Cancer

At the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco researchers presented new trial results demonstrating that Opdivo (nivolumab) significantly reduced the risk of death by 37% in […]


2016-Year in Review: Advances in Management of Gastric & Esophageal Cancer

February 4th, 2017

2016-Year in Review: Advances in Management of Gastric & Esophageal Cancer

Advances in the management of stomach (gastric), and esophageal cancer have been slow. Each year in the United States, more than 17,000 people are diagnosed […]


Proton Beam Therapy May Improve Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer

January 23rd, 2017

Proton Beam Therapy May Improve Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer

Currently a standard treatment for several gastrointestinal cancers (GI) combines the use of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgical resection. Radiation may be part of […]


Comprehensive Study of Esophageal Cancer Reveals Several Molecular Subtypes, Provides New Insight into Increasingly Prevalent Disease

January 16th, 2017

Comprehensive Study of Esophageal Cancer Reveals Several Molecular Subtypes, Provides New Insight into Increasingly Prevalent Disease

A comprehensive analysis of 559 esophageal and gastric cancer samples, collected from patients around the world, suggests the two main types of esophageal cancer differ […]


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 […]


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