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Lymph node metastases predict survival after esophagogastric cancer treatment

July 1, 2016

Lymph node status served as the only independent OS predictor after surgery and chemotherapy for patients with esophagogastric cancer, according to a secondary analysis of a phase 3 trial.

Pathologic response did not independently predict survival outcomes in this patient population, results showed.

In the Journals

Grazoprevir plus ribavirin linked to rapid, sustained suppression of HCV RNA

July 1, 2016
The combination of grazoprevir plus ribavirin for 12 or 24 weeks demonstrated fast and sustained suppression of hepatitis C virus RNA in treatment-naive patients with…
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Cancer incidence lower than expected in patients with large colorectal polyps

July 1, 2016
Patients with large colorectal polyps presented with a lower incidence of cancer than previously thought, leading researchers to conclude that colon-sparing advanced…

Top online hepatology stories posted in the last month

July 1, 2016
Healio.com/Hepatology compiled a list of the top 10 news reports on hepatology posted from June 1 to June 30. Healio.com/Hepatology and HCV Next readers were…
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ARQ 087 appears safe for treatment of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

June 30, 2016
ARQ 087, a multi-kinase inhibitor designed to inhibit fibroblast growth factor receptor, displayed a favorable safety profile when administered as monotherapy to…
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CME

The Patient with Metabolic Liver Disease

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency.
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GI Bookshelf

Chapter 5: Bowel Obstruction And Pseudo-Obstruction

From GI Emergencies: A Quick Reference Guide
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VIDEO: New online platform provides coaching, counseling to GI patients

June 8, 2016
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