News in Gastric Cancer

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Perioperative Fluorouracil + Leucovorin, Oxaliplatin, and Docetaxel vs Fluorouracil or Capecitabine + Cisplatin and Epirubicin for Locally Advanced, Resectable Gastric or GE Junction Adenocarcinoma

A phase II/III trial investigated a chemotherapy triplet, FLOT (docetaxel, oxaliplatin, 5-FU/LV), as perioperative therapy in resectable gastroesophageal cancers compared with ECF/ECX, finding that FLOT is preferred for patients undergoing a non-radiation, perioperative treatment for resectable gastroesophageal cancers.

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