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ESOPHAGEAL CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

New Standard of Care for Treatment of Resectable Gastric Cancer

October 3rd, 2017

New Standard of Care for Treatment of Resectable Gastric Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

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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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, esophago-gastric cancer, Gastric Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


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

September 25th, 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 27th, 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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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, GERD, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

February 9th, 2017

Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

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 23rd, 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


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?

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

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Tags: adenocarcinoma, American Society for Clinical Pathology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology, asco, ASCP, CAP, College of American Pathologists, Esophageal Cancer, for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2, Gastric Cancer, Gastroesophageal cancer, HER2 testing


It’s GERD Awareness Week–November 20th

November 20th, 2016

It’s GERD Awareness Week–November 20th

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

It’s that time of year again when there is a tendency to overindulge in a mélange of delicious foods. Although […]

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Tags: barrett's esophagus, Esophageal Cancer, GERD, heartburn, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, online community, Screening/Prevention Esophageal Cancer


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