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Latest gastrointestinal cancers Stories

2013-01-23 10:46:10

New research into the treatment and prognosis of gastrointestinal cancers was released today in advance of the tenth annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium being held January 24-26, 2013, at The Moscone West Building in San Francisco, CA. Five important studies were highlighted today in a live presscast: Postoperative Treatment with S-1 Chemotherapy Reduces Relapses and Extends Survival in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer: Early results from a Phase III clinical trial conducted in...

2012-01-18 13:33:17

New research into the treatment, prognosis and early detection of gastrointestinal cancers was released today in advance of the ninth annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium being held January 19-21, 2012, at The Moscone West Building in San Francisco, Calif. Four important studies were highlighted today in a live presscast: 1)Biomarkers Promising for Detecting Barrett's Esophagus Patients at High Risk for Esophageal Cancer: Newly found biomarkers could eventually improve early...

2010-11-12 08:12:00

LONDON and NOTTINGHAM, England, November 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- London Genetics Limited, an expert in the use of pharmacogenetics in clinical drug discovery and development, and Astrimmune, which is focused on gastrointestinal cancers, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a collaboration to plan a biomarker identification programme. The plan, for Astrimmune's early-stage pancreatic cancer vaccine candidate, will be used in applications for further funding of its...

2009-09-29 09:25:00

Groundbreaking center will advance personalized drug development for colon, pancreatic and other gastrointestinal cancers, the most fatal of common cancers. Center established in memory of prominent Washington entrepreneur and philanthropist Otto Ruesch. WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University Medical Center today announced the creation of a center that may help advance a cure for one of the deadliest forms of cancer. The Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure...

2009-05-15 09:26:47

Working with a population of individuals at risk for gastrointestinal cancers, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have learned that many people misjudge their actual degree of cancer risk and, therefore, their true need for prevention support. Strategies for accurately assessing cancer risk are critical for appropriately targeting educational, counseling, and diagnostic resources to prevent cancer in as many individuals as possible, the investigators say.The study, to be presented at the...