CURE’s esophageal cancer page is a go-to resource for oncology news and updates in the world of esophageal cancer Here, readers will find cancer articles, videos, podcasts, and more with expert insight into the latest treatments and research in esophageal cancer.
February 14th 2023
The hold has been placed due to visual side effects in a number of patients with solid tumors.
January 23rd 2023
Patients who underwent minimally invasive treatment tended to have better quality-of-life outcomes than those who had a full esophagus removal, though there were risk factors for long-term outcomes that should be considered.
October 11th 2022
NC410 plus Keytruda will be studied in a phase 1b/2 trial for patients with certain solid cancers that either did not respond to or have not been treated with an immunotherapy agent.
September 13th 2022
I was working hard and feeling burnt out, until a cancer diagnosis forced me to slow down and reevaluate the important things in life.
July 13th 2022
The manufacturer of one of the cancer treatments announced that it is also participating in clinical trials assessing the safety and efficacy of their product in colorectal and endometrial cancer.
May 31st 2022
Both Opdivo plus Yervoy and Opdivo plus chemotherapy were approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
March 25th 2022
From Pfizer issuing a voluntary recall of three blood pressure drugs due to a high level of a cancer-causing chemical to “Today Show” co-ancho Hoda Kotb discussing her struggles with fertility after receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
March 24th 2022
The Food and Drug Administration plans on reviewing multiple new cancer therapies this spring.
March 22nd 2021
Keytruda in combination with chemotherapy has just received FDA approval for the treatment of patients with metastatic or locally advanced esophageal and gastroesophageal cancers.
June 11th 2020
The Food and Drug Administration approved Opdivo for the treatment of patients with unresectable advanced, recurrent or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma after prior fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based chemotherapy.
August 22nd 2019
For patients with Barrett’s esophagus, surveillance, drugs and diet can help prevent the development of cancer.
August 21st 2019
As the range of treatments expands, patients with esophageal cancer can advocate for the care that’s best for them.
August 8th 2019
The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Keytruda in recurrent locally advanced or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma led to new progress for this patient population.
July 31st 2019
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Keytruda for recurrent locally advanced or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in certain patients.
June 28th 2019
From Beth Chapman’s untimely passing to cancer fundraising via esports, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.
June 24th 2019
Cancer can indeed be a numbers game, but I am no way just a statistic — no one is. This journey has given me a newfound perspective on life and the amazing work that Stand Up To Cancer does.
August 6th 2018
About 40 percent of people with cancer are of working age, and typically have a need to maintain their employment throughout their treatment.
October 30th 2017
Nutrition plays a crucial role in the lives of people with cancer. But more than a million people suffering from the disease in the United States also endure a wasting syndrome called cachexia.
July 14th 2017
Mindy Mintz Mordecai, founder, president, and CEO of the Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN), discusses the link between acid reflux and esophageal cancer.
April 17th 2017
ECAN’s mission is to save lives by making Americans aware that reflux disease can cause cancer, promoting early detection, supporting medical innovation to prevent, detect, treat and cure esophageal cancer and linking patients and families to compassionate support.
March 3rd 2017
Dr. Daniel H. Ahn, D.O., spoke with CURE about new advances in gastroesophageal cancers including immunotherapies and stemness inhibitors.
March 7th 2016
The Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation seeks to better the lives of patients with esophageal cancer through tips on living healthily and community support.
January 28th 2016
Results from new clinical trials signal a role for the immunotherapy Opdivo in the treatment of gastric cancer and heavily pretreated esophageal cancer.
November 2nd 2015
This video was produced by The Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association. It features the compelling stories of EC survivors: former US Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, Jeff Thomas and Roger Tunsley.
November 2nd 2015
This video was produced by The Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association. It features the compelling stories of EC survivors: Brian Galgay and Karen Kent.
June 11th 2015
After many visits, to many states, to see many aides, nurses, assistants and doctors, Anne Todd, of Southern Indiana Physicians IU Health Oncology, has managed to show us what patient care is all about.
September 16th 2009
Chronic inflammation causes cancer. Find out how and what's being done about it.