Esophageal Cancer

A Case Of Mistaken Identity: Researchers Unmask Cellular Source Of Barrett’s Esophagus

Scientists correct a longstanding misconception about the origins of Barrett's esophagus, and in doing so may point to new avenues of treatment or prevention to lower the risk of esophageal cancer.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Esophagus Organoid Holds Promise For Cancer Research

Researchers at the University of Szeged in Hungary have demonstrated for the first time that an esophagus organoid successfully duplicates a vital function of that organ. This function, ion transport, is known to play a role in esophageal cancer and...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Coherus' (chrs) Toripalimab Gets Orphan Drug Tag For Rare Cancer

Coherus BioSciences, Inc. CHRS and its partner Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Co., Ltd.  have announced that the FDA has granted an Orphan Drug designation to their anti-PD-1 antibody, toripalimab, for the treatment of esophageal cancer...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Cancer, Oncology

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The Rise Of Targeted Therapies: The Era Of The Patient-focused Approach  

There is an urgent need for innovation in cancer treatments. Although we’ve seen significant progress in indications for drugs treating particular diseases, cancer research data shows that 10-year survival statistics for cancers such as...
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Patients And Tumor Genomics; Big Jump In Esophageal Cancer; Cervical Cell Lawsuit

(MedPage Today) -- Patients at community oncology centers had high expectations for genomic tumor testing in association with limited understanding of how the tests work. (JCO Precision Oncology) A doctor who spent a year hoping to make a...
Related topics: Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Genomics, Genetics, Oncology, Lawsuits

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Agilent (a) Boosts Pd-l1 Ihc 22c3 Pharmdx Assay Use In Europe

Agilent Technologies A has bolstered presence in the clinical and diagnostic testing market of Europe by expanding the use of PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay in patients suffering from esophageal cancer in the continent.The assay will enable...
Related topics: AGILENT (A), Cancer, Oncology

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Concurrent Crt Effective For Esophageal Cancer In Older Patients

(MedPage Today) -- Concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CRT) with the oral fluoropyrimidine S-1 was both effective and tolerable in older patients with esophageal cancer, according to a randomized phase III trial. The 2-year overall survival (OS) rate...
Related topics: Cancer, Oral Cancer, Oncology

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Pd-1 Inhibitor Boosts Survival In Treated Esophageal Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Overall survival (OS) in previously treated esophageal cancer improved significantly with the anti-PD-1 drug tislelizumab compared to chemotherapy, a phase III, randomized trial showed. Patients randomized to tislelizumab had...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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Perioperative Chemo Enough In Esophageal Cancer?

(MedPage Today) -- Perioperative chemotherapy in locally advanced esophageal or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma was not "unacceptably" inferior to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy, an interim analysis of the randomized Neo-AEGIS trial...
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology

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Survival Boost With First-line Immunotherapy For Esophageal Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Immunotherapy-containing combinations significantly improved survival in advanced esophageal cancer as compared with standard chemotherapy, a large randomized trial showed. Median overall survival (OS) in patients with PD-L1...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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Adjuvant Opdivo Ok'd For Esophageal, Gej Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- FDA added another indication for nivolumab (Opdivo) on Thursday, with the PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitor now approved as an adjuvant treatment for esophageal and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancers. Nivolumab is...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration

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Esophageal Cancers Resurrect Ancient Retroviruses Hidden In Our Genome

Scientists have found that many esophageal cancers turn on ancient viral DNA embedded in our genome, a finding that could lead to improvements in immunotherapy.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, DNA

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Understanding The Link Between Reflux And Cancer Can Save Lives

People who find themselves reaching for antacid several times a month, might consider reaching out to their doctor instead. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the same condition that causes heartburn, is also linked to a deadly form of...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Sunday Burquest, Former Survivor Star, Dies Of Cancer

Sunday Burquest, a contestant on Survivor: Millenials vs. Gen X, passed away on Sunday morning after a battle with esophageal and ovarian cancer, She was 50 years old. The former reality star had previously been diagnosed with breast cancer in...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology

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Exodus Drummer Tom Hunting Fighting Cancer

”I'm making this public to raise awareness for people to pay attention to symptoms of stomach and esophageal issues,” Hunting says. ”If they persist, please go get it checked out.” Continue reading…
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Adjuvant Nivolumab Beneficial In Esophageal, Ge Junction Cancer

THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 -- Among patients with resected esophageal or gastroesophageal junction cancer who have received neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy, disease-free survival is significantly longer with nivolumab adjuvant therapy versus placebo,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Placebo

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Procedures Identify Barrett's Esophagus Patients At Risk For Cancer Progression

A combination of esophageal brushing and extensive genetic sequencing of the sample collected can detect chromosome alterations in people with Barrett's Esophagus, identifying patients at risk for progressing to esophageal cancer, according to a new...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Chromosomes, Medical Research

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Merck (mrk) Gets Fda Nod For Keytruda In Esophageal Cancer

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Related topics: Merck & Co, Food And Drug Administration, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Pfizer

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Age Should Not Prevent Aggressive Esophageal Cancer Treatment

Neoadjuvant chemoradiation plus esophagectomy can be performed safely in well-selected older patients with locally advanced esophageal or esophagogastric junction cancer, according to a review Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Optimal Therapy For Esophageal Cancer Feasible In Fit Elderly

FRIDAY, Feb. 26, 2021 -- Patients 70 years and older with locally advanced esophageal or esophagogastric junction (EGJ) cancer should be considered for optimal, potentially curative therapy, including neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and surgical...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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