Recent Gastric Cancer News

Diagnosed with Gastric Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

(December 21, 2017)

1) Choose Your Doctor Carefully Surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists are the primary doctors involved with gastric cancer and often work in collaboration. Pick your primary oncologist... Continue Reading


New Standard of Care for Treatment of Resectable Gastric Cancer

(October 3, 2017)

The superiority of docetaxel based triplet therapy over standard care in patients with resectable esophago-gastric cancer has been confirmed in late-breaking results from the FLOT4 trial presented at the... Continue Reading


The US Food and Drug Administration has Expanded the Approval of the Precision Cancer Medicine Keytruda for Treatment of Gastric Cancer

(September 25, 2017)

Keytruda (Pembrolizumab) is now indicated for patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic gastric or gastro-esophogeal junction adenocarcinoma. Patients eligible for keytruda therapy under this... Continue Reading


Keytruda Immunotherapy Appears Promising in Advanced Gastric Cancer

(September 18, 2017)

Keytruda (pembrolizumab) appears promising in patients with pretreated metastatic gastric cancer, according to late-breaking results from the KEYNOTE-059 trial presented at the European Society for Medical... Continue Reading