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ESOPHAGEAL CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

February 13, 2018

Keytruda Promising in PD-L1 Esophageal Cancer

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CancerConnect News: The checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been reported to produce an overall response rate of 30% in patients […]

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Tags: checkpoint inhibitor, Esophageal Cancer, gastroesophageal junction cancer, immunotherapy, keytruda, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, pembrolizumab, Precision Cancer Medicine


Diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

December 1, 2017

Diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

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1) Choose Your Doctor Carefully Surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists are the primary doctors involved with esophageal cancer and […]

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New Standard of Care for Treatment of Resectable Gastric Cancer

October 3, 2017

New Standard of Care for Treatment of Resectable Gastric Cancer

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The superiority of docetaxel based triplet therapy over standard care in patients with resectable esophago-gastric cancer has been confirmed in […]

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The US Food and Drug Administration has Expanded the Approval of the Precision Cancer Medicine Keytruda for Treatment of Gastric Cancer

September 25, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration has Expanded the Approval of the Precision Cancer Medicine Keytruda for Treatment of Gastric Cancer

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Keytruda (Pembrolizumab) is now indicated for patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic gastric or gastro-esophogeal junction adenocarcinoma. Patients eligible […]

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Tags: checkpoint inhibitor, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, gastro-esophogeal junction cancer, keytruda, metastatic gastric, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, pembrolizumab, Precision Cancer Medicine


Gerd- Raising Awareness About an Unknown Killer

June 27, 2017

Gerd- Raising Awareness About an Unknown Killer

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By Sharon Reynolds ECAN spreads the word about the link between acid reflux and esophageal cancer. John Mordecai, better known […]

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Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

February 9, 2017

Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

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

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Proton Beam Therapy May Improve Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer

January 23, 2017

Proton Beam Therapy May Improve Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer

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

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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, proton beam therapy, Recurrent Gastric Cancer, Recurrent Pancreatic Cancer, Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer, Stage IV/Recurrent Esophageal Cancer, Stages I-II Gastric Cancer, Stages I-III Esophageal Cancer


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