Isolated hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) positivity appears to increase the risk of liver-related and liver cancer mortality, particularly when accompanied by a high fibrosis score, according to a study of Korean adults.
A combination regimen comprising zolbetuximab and mFOLFOX6* chemotherapy (CT) regimen showed potential as first-line treatment for claudin-18.2-positive**/HER2-negative (CLDN18.2+/HER2–) locally advanced unresectable or metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction (G/GEJ) adenocarcinoma, according to the primary findings of the phase III SPOTLIGHT trial.
The addition of bevacizumab (BVZ) to the standard regimen for the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) appears to increase the risk of cardiovascular events, suggest the results of a meta-analysis presented at the recent ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (ASCO GI 2023).
Treatment with single fraction radiation therapy (RT) results in lesser hepatic pain in most patients with end-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or liver metastases, according to a study presented at the recent ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (ASCO GI 2023).
The Ask the Experts: A discussion on patient navigation and choice of therapy webinar on 26 November 2022 highlighted to participants of the COREC Initiative: Battling colorectal cancer together the importance of patient navigation in overcoming challenges and barriers in colorectal cancer (CRC) care and management and improving patient outcomes.