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Neoadjuvant Docetaxel, Oxaliplatin, and S-1 Plus Surgery and Adjuvant S-1 Effective in Korean Population With Advanced Gastric Cancer
July 26, 2021

Recent data indicated that the combination of neoadjuvant docetaxel, oxaliplatin, and S-1 followed by surgery and adjuvant S-1 was effective and tolerable in a population of Korean patients who had locally advanced gastric cancer.

Merck to Withdraw Indication for Pembrolizumab in Third Line Gastric Cancer
July 07, 2021

The pharmaceutical company plans to voluntarily withdraw the accelerated approval indication for pembrolizumab in the third line setting for patients with gastric cancer within the coming months.

FDA Approves Nivolumab Plus Chemo for Frontline Advanced Gastric Cancer
April 16, 2021

The agency approved nivolumab in combination with certain types of chemotherapy for the initial treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic gastric cancer, gastroesophageal junction cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma, making it the first approved first-line immunotherapy for this patient population.