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Thierry André, MD, on Esophagogastric Adenocarcinoma: New Findings on Nivolumab and Ipilimumab

2022 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

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Thierry André, MD, of Sorbonne University and Saint-Antoine Hospital, discusses phase II results from the GERCOR NEONIPIGA study, which suggests neoadjuvant therapy with nivolumab and ipilimumab may be associated with a high pathologic complete response rate in patients with localized microsatellite instability–high or mismatch repair–deficient esophagogastric adenocarcinoma. This study raises the question of whether surgery could be delayed or avoided for some patients (Abstract 244).



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