Patients Aged 70 or Older With Esophageal or EGJ Cancers Should Be Evaluated for Optimal Curative Therapy
A recent study found that patients over 70 with esophageal cancers benefited from “triple modality” surgery that included surgery, with five-year survival... Read More
Safety and feasibility of minimally invasive surgical interventions for esophageal and gastric cancer in the acute setting
Dutch researchers found in a recent study that minimally invasive surgery in gastric cancer is safe, feasible and offers comparable short-term outcomes... Read More
Quality of Life Maintained With Nivolumab in Resected Esophageal or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer
A study presented at ASCO GI found that the immunotherapy drug Opdivo given to gastric cancer patients after surgery lowers relapse risk... Read More
Peritoneal cancer index (PCI) based patient selecting strategy for complete cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in gastric cancer with peritoneal metastasis
A study found that “cytoreductive” surgery combined with intraperitoneal chemotherapy improved survival for some gastric cancer patients but that the strategy should... Read More
Long-Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer
Laparoscopic surgery was equally effective as open surgery in gastric cancer patients in extending relapse-free survival periods, a recent study found.
Older versus younger adults with gastric cancer receiving perioperative treatment: Results from the CRITICS trial
A new study finds that compliance to treatments prescribed after surgery is worse in older adults being treated for gastric cancer than... Read More
Survival Outcomes of Gastric and Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinomas Treated With Perioperative Chemotherapy ± Preoperative Radiotherapy
A new study of patients with early- and mid-stage gastric cancer found that those treated with chemo and radiation before surgery were... Read More
Better Short-Term Results With LADG in Stomach Cancer
A study found that patients who undergo minimally invasive laparoscopic gastrectomy are better able to tolerate chemotherapy for gastric cancer than are... Read More
Doctors at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn Help Patient with Rare Stomach Cancer Turn His Life Around
NYU gastroenterologists are using advanced imagery and robotic surgery techniques to improve the detection and removal of stomach tumors.
Laparoscopic Gastrectomy an Option in Gastric Cancer
A new study shows that laparoscopic surgery in gastric cancer patients produces similar disease-free survival as more invasive open procedures.