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.
Heinz-Josef Lenz, MD, of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the findings of this phase II study of mFOLFOX6/bevacizumab vs FOLFIRI/bevacizumab with biomarker stratification in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (Abstract 493). To view the German language version of this newsreel, click here.
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).
Somnath Mukherjee, MD, of Oxford University, discusses this phase II study of induction chemotherapy followed by either oxaliplatin/capecitabine- or paclitaxel/carboplatin-based chemoradiation as a pre-operative regimen for resectable esophageal cancer.. (Abstract 3).
Richard S. Finn, MD, of the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, summarizes a session on treatments for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (Abstract 192).
Simron Singh, MD, of the Toronto Sunnybrook Cancer Centre, discusses an analysis of data from this phase III study on the efficacy and safety of everolimus in advanced, progressive, nonfunctional neuroendocrine tumors of the GI tract and unknown primary (Abstract 315).