Tag Archive for ‘gastric cancer’
Ga-68 positron emission tomography has improved the clinical management of gastrointestinal and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, and multiple studies are ongoing to define its optimal role in clinical practice.
Recently completed and ongoing clinical trials in resectable gastric cancer are summarized.
Clinical trial data are examined to help develop a consensus approach for locally advanced gastric cancer.
A new approach for advanced gastric cancer: Using PET scans as a biomarker of preoperative chemotherapy efficacy
This month’s column describes how new technology may improve outcomes for patients diagnosed with gastric cancer, specifically the use of PET scans as a biomarker of preoperative chemotherapy efficacy.
Research findings regarding the effect of metabolic response on gastric cancer are summarized, including the new Alliance 021302 trial.