Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

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VIDEO: Lutathera 'an exciting new option for therapy' in midgut neuroendocrine tumors

January 29, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Vincent J. Picozzi, MD, a medical oncologist from Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, reacts to results from the phase 3…
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VIDEO: Negative ACCORD trial results reinforce standard of care for rectal cancer

January 27, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Daniel Chang, MD, associate professor of radiation oncology at Stanford University, discusses the phase 3 ACCORD randomized…
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T-DM1 not superior to taxane in HER-2–positive gastric, GE junction cancer

January 27, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Among patients with previously treated HER-2–positive locally advanced or metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction…
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VIDEO: Expert recaps three trials in gastric, esophageal cancer

January 26, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Daniel V. T. Catenacci, MD, a GI medical oncologist at the University of Chicago, recaps his discussion following the…
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Vistogard effectively treats 5-FU chemotherapy toxicity

January 25, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Vistogard is a safe and effective life-saving antidote for cancer patients who overdosed on 5-fluorouracil or capecitabine or…
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VIDEO: Short-course chemoradiation trial results could change standard of care in advanced rectal cancer

January 25, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Daniel Chang, MD, associate professor of radiation oncology at Stanford University, discusses randomized controlled trial data…
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VIDEO: Screening for Barrett's esophagus not feasible with current methods

January 23, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Kenneth Wang, MD, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., discusses his talk given as part of a debate on whether or not to…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses current issues in colonoscopic colorectal cancer screening

January 23, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Douglas K. Rex, MD, MACP, MACG, FASGE, AGAF, from Indiana University School of Medicine, discusses his presentation on novel…
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Adjuvant therapy performed at high-volume center improved OS in pancreatic cancer

January 23, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Among patients with resected pancreatic cancer, overall survival was significantly better when adjuvant therapy was performed…
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Nivolumab monotherapy shows promise in treating gastric, GE junction cancers

January 22, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Nivolumab monotherapy was well tolerated and showed antitumor activity in patients with advanced and metastatic gastric or…