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Gastrointestinal Cancer

Gastrointestinal Cancer

A delay of 10 months or longer between a positive fecal immunochemical test and a follow-up colonoscopy was associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer.

ASCO updated a 2016 guideline regarding resected pancreatic cancer to include treatment with adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine and capecitabine.

Interim data from CheckMate 040 showed that nivolumab produces durable responses with promising long-term survival rates in patients with advanced, unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dual HER2 blockade with trastuzumab and lapatinib yielded good response rates in HER2-amplified, RAS wild type, treatment-refractory metastatic colorectal cancer patients, according to results of the HERACLES study.

Aspirin had a greater effect on colorectal cancer survival in patients with low-level CD274 (PD-L1) expression in their tumors, according to the results of a study.

Recent improvements in our understanding of the biology of colorectal cancer have led to the identification of several important prognostic and predictive markers of disease-associated risk and treatment response for the individual patient.

Adjuvant chemotherapy is underutilized in elderly patients with stage III colon cancer, despite improved long-term survival after treatment.

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