|Inflammatory biomarkers may signal higher risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma|
Identifying individuals at increased risk of progressing from Barrett's esophagus to esophageal adenocarcinoma could greatly improve outcomes through earlier detection. Inflammatory biomarkers have been used to help predict onset of other cancers, but ...
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:11
|Men at fourfold higher risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma|
Men, particularly those with adenocarcinoma, have a significantly higher risk for developing esophageal cancer compared with women worldwide, with a fourfold greater risk globally and an eightfold greater risk in North America, according to new global ...
Healio - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:33
|Phase 2b TARGET Trial Results Show Improved Survival in Adenocarcinoma ...|
The data show that patients in the predefined adenocarcinoma subgroup treated with the vintafolide plus docetaxel combination had a 27 percent reduction in risk of the disease worsening or death (HR=0.73, p=0.0899, one-sided test), and a 30 percent ...
MarketWatch - Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:15
|Vintafolide Added to Docetaxel Improves Survival in Folate Receptor-Positive ...|
OncLive - Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:30
|Customising chemotherapy in Lu Ca: New Ph II data reported in 2 LB studies|
EurekAlert (press release) - Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:03
|Endocytes TARGET Interim Data Positive for Lung Cancer|
Zacks.com - Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:31
|UK tops global league table for gullet cancer -- adenocarcinoma -- in men|
Rates of SCC have remained fairly stable or have even fallen over the past few years, but those of adenocarcinoma have risen, particularly in high income countries. In 2012, oesophageal cancer was the eighth most common cancer worldwide.
EurekAlert (press release) - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:30
|UK men have highest risk of oesophageal cancer in the world|
OnMedica - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:07
|UK tops WHO gullet cancer table and obesity may be factor|
BBC News - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:13
|UK men at highest risk for type of gullet cancer|
WebMD.Boots.com - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:15
|Platinum-based chemotherapy extended OS in BRCA-associated pancreatic ...|
Patients with advanced BRCA-associated pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma treated with platinum-based chemotherapy experienced longer OS than those who received non-platinum therapy, according to study results.
Healio - Tue, 07 Oct 2014 01:18
|ASCO: Offer EGFR, ALK testing to all patients with lung adenocarcinoma|
ASCO today endorsed a joint clinical practice guideline from three other entities that addresses questions about the appropriate use of EGFR-mutation and ALK-rearrangement testing in patients with lung cancer.
Healio - Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:05
|Nintedanib* receives positive CHMP opinion for second-line treatment of ...|
Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of lung cancer and accounts for nearly half of all NSCLC cases. The majority of patients with advanced adenocarcinoma will experience disease progression after first-line chemotherapy and there is still a ...
Business Wire (press release) - Fri, 26 Sep 2014 04:26
|PET Screening for Metastatic Colorectal Adenocarcinoma—Reply|
In Reply Drs Wong and Jolepalem and Dr Hofman and colleagues question the value of PET after preoperative chemotherapy. In our trial, a baseline CT was used to decide if the patient was a candidate for hepatic surgery. Most patients (70%) had received ...
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:03