Daniel G. Haller, MD, on Colon and Rectal Cancers: A Global Overview
2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
Daniel G. Haller, MD, of the Abramson Cancer Center, discusses emerging global approaches to these diseases, emphasizing the studies that allow physicians to individualize treatments.
Yoon-Koo Kang, MD, PhD, of the Asan Medical Center, discusses findings from this multicenter, phase II/III study of ado-trastuzumab emtansine vs a taxane in patients with previously treated HER2-positive locally advanced or metastatic gastric/gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma (Abstract 5).
Richard S. Finn, MD, of the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, summarizes a session on treatments for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (Abstract 192).
Krzysztof Bujko, MD, of the Maria Skłodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Centre, discusses the results of a multicenter Polish study on neoadjuvant chemoradiation for fixed cT3 or cT4 rectal cancer (Abstract 489).
Heinz-Josef Lenz, MD, of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses in German the findings of this phase II study of mFOLFOX6/bevacizumab vs FOLFIRI/bevacizumab with biomarker stratification in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (Abstract 493).
Jonathan R. Strosberg, MD, of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, discusses progression-free survival, radiographic response, and preliminary overall survival findings of this phase III study on midgut neuroendocrine tumors treated with lutetium Lu-177 dotatate (Abstract 194).