Somnath Mukherjee, MD, on Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Results of the NEOSCOPE Trial
2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
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).
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).
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).
Toshihiko Doi, MD, PhD, of Japan’s National Cancer Center Hospital East, discusses updated results on pembrolizumab for advanced esophageal cancer (Abstract 7).
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).