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Proton Beam Therapy May Improve Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer (01/23/2017)

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 the treatment strategy for select cancers of the esophagus, anus, rectum, pancreatic, or small intestine. This treatment approach is often associated with improved outcomes but the radiation may also cause …

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IMAB362 Leads to Longer Remission and Better Survival in Gastric Cancer (06/06/2016)

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 week. IMAB362 led to extended remissions and prolonged survival for patients with advanced gastric cancers. Gastric cancer refers to cancer of the stomach. The American Cancer Society estimates that 24,590 … Continue reading "IMAB362 Leads to Longer Remission and Better Survival in Gastric Cancer"