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Better Postoperative Outcomes With RAMIE for Esophageal Cancer - Oncology Nurse Advisor



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Better Postoperative Outcomes With RAMIE for Esophageal Cancer 
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Robot-assisted minimally invasive thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy (RAMIE) may be a lower-cost alternative, with better post-operative outcomes, to open transthoracic esophagectomy (OTE) for patients with esophageal cancer, according to research ...

 


New Screening To Prevent Esophageal Cancer Shows Encouraging Results - CBS Detroit



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New Screening To Prevent Esophageal Cancer Shows Encouraging Results 
CBS Detroit
DETROIT (WWJ) ? While some cancer rates have fallen over the years, esophageal cancers are on the rise ? and while they have a high death rate ? there is encouraging news in the field of cancer prevention. Now researchers hope that a new screening ...

 


Radiotherapy Dose to Lung Affects Overall Survival Among Patients With Esophageal Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor



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Radiotherapy Dose to Lung Affects Overall Survival Among Patients With Esophageal Cancer 
Cancer Therapy Advisor
For this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of 453 patients with stage I to III esophageal cancer who received definitive or preoperative chemoradiation. Nearly 98% of patients received intensity modulated radiation therapy, and researchers ...

 


RAMIE May Improve Post-operative Outcomes Among Patients With Esophageal Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor



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RAMIE May Improve Post-operative Outcomes Among Patients With Esophageal Cancer 
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Robot-assisted minimally invasive thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy may be a lower-cost alternative, with better post-operative outcomes, to open transthoracic esophagectomy. The following article features coverage from the 2018 Gastrointestinal ...

 


This new blood test can detect early signs of 8 kinds of cancer - Los Angeles Times



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This new blood test can detect early signs of 8 kinds of cancer 
Los Angeles Times
The authors said the new work represents the first noninvasive blood test that can screen for a range of cancers all at once: cancer of the ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, colon, lung and breast. Together, these eight forms of cancer are ...
'Liquid biopsy' promises early detection for cancer | Science | AAAS Science Magazine
A new blood test can detect eight different cancers in their early stages The Conversation AU
Single blood test screens for eight cancer types Science Daily
WebMD  -Newsweek  -Nature.com 
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Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Does Not Improve HRQOL in Esophageal Cancer - Targeted Oncology



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Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Does Not Improve HRQOL in Esophageal Cancer 
Targeted Oncology
In results from the phase III CROSS trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology,1 neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) failed to lower postoperative health-related quality of life (HRQOL) compared with surgery alone for patients with esophageal ...

 


No Reduction in HRQOL With Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in Esophageal Cancer - OncLive



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No Reduction in HRQOL With Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in Esophageal Cancer 
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Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) did not lower postoperative health-related quality of life (HRQOL) compared with surgery alone for patients with esophageal or junctional cancer, according to results from the phase III CROSS trial reported in the ...

 


Pembrolizumab Promising in Advanced Esophageal Cancer - MedPage Today



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Pembrolizumab Promising in Advanced Esophageal Cancer 
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... MD, PhD, of the National Cancer Center Hospital East in Japan, and colleagues.. The median duration of response was 15 months, and 12 patients (53%) showed a decrease in target lesion burden. Nine patients had treatment-related adverse effects ...

 


Robot-assisted thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy reduces complications - Healio



Robot-assisted thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy reduces complications 
Healio
The use of robot-assisted minimally invasive thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy led to fewer overall complications, as well as surgery- and pulmonary-related complications, than open transthoracic esophagectomy among patients with resectable esophageal ...

 


Classification Guidelines for Gastric/GEJ Cancers - OncLive - OncLive



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Classification Guidelines for Gastric/GEJ Cancers - OncLive 
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Yelena Y. Janjigian, MD, differentiates between esophageal, GEJ, and gastric cancers, providing insight on the available classification guidelines.

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