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CURE’s gastric cancer page is a go-to resource for oncology news and updates in the world of gastric cancer Here, readers will find cancer articles, videos, podcasts, and more with expert insight into the latest treatments and research in gastric cancer.

‘Jurassic Park’ Star Announced Lymphoma Diagnosis, Martina Navratilova Is Cancer-Free and More

March 24th 2023

From Sam Neill announcing his cancer diagnosis to Martina Navratilova stating that she is now cancer-free, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.

FDA Approvals From Winter 2023 You May Have Missed

March 21st 2023

Here’s a look back at the cancer drugs that gained FDA approval in the winter of 2023.

Friends Supported Me Through Cancer With Air Hugs, Prayers and Quality Time

March 17th 2023

Many well-meaning people wanted to hug me after hearing of my rectal cancer diagnosis, but I’m not a very touchy person. So, loved ones supported me in other ways.

Sometimes You Can Prevent Cancer

March 16th 2023

I’ve had three colonoscopies within five years and am still colorectal cancer-free.

Enhertu Provides Meaningful, Durable Responses in HER2-Expressing Solid Tumors

March 14th 2023

The phase 2 DESTINY-PanTumor02 trial included patients with HER2-expressing solid tumors such as bladder, pancreatic and rare tumors.

Playing the Odds in the Poker Game of Life With Cancer

March 14th 2023

“In the poker game of life, if you’re dealt a bad set of cards, the best you can do is play them as well as you can,” a cancer survivor said.

An Innovative Approach to Chemotherapy

March 13th 2023

Positive results have emerged from a trial testing PIPAC, a procedure used for appendiceal, ovarian, gastric and colon cancers that works by spraying chemotherapy directly onto tumors.

‘Queer Eye’ Star Dies, Phillies Stadium May Have Cancer Link and More

March 10th 2023

From a contestant on “Queer Eye” dying of cancer to a string of brain cancers in former Philadelphia Phillies players, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.

Prepping for a Colonoscopy: Tips from The Colonoscopy Queen

March 8th 2023

I’ve had many colonoscopies over the last two decades, so here are my tips for preparing for and going through the procedure.

Senator Undergoes Prostate Cancer Surgery, Man Gives His Super Bowl Tickets to a Friend With Cancer and More

February 17th 2023

From Senator Bob Casey undergoing prostate cancer surgery to a man giving away his Superbowl tickets to a good friend with stage 4 cancer, here’s what is happening in the oncology space this week.

The Sport of Cancer: How One Survivor Linked Ironman Training and Colorectal Cancer

February 16th 2023

Teri Griege completed an Ironman triathlon in 2009, and less than a month later received a stage 4 colorectal cancer diagnosis. In this episode of Cancer Horizons, she shared her story.

Tukysa-Herceptin Approval for Colorectal Cancer Is an ‘Important Breakthrough’ for Chemo-Resistant Disease

January 24th 2023

The FDA recently approved a combination treatment for patients with previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer with HER2-positive disease determined by biomarker testing.

Quitting Smoking and Drinking May Decrease Depression Risk After Gastric Cancer Surgery

January 22nd 2023

Patients with gastric cancer who quit smoking and/or drinking after undergoing a gastrectomy tended to have a decreased risk of depression, research showed.

Novel Drug-Chemo Combo May Offer ‘New Standard of Care’ for Certain GI Cancers

January 21st 2023

Zolbetuximab plus mFOLFOX6 lengthened the time to progression for patients with CLDN18.2-positive, HER2-negative locally advanced unresectable or metastatic gastric/gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma.

First Patient with Colorectal Cancer Received Nanrilkefusp Alfa in Phase 2 Trial

January 21st 2023

The multicenter study is evaluating the safety and efficacy of nanrilkefusp alfa combined with Erbitux.

HER2-Low Gastric Cancer May Be a Distinct Disease Subtype

January 20th 2023

Patients with HER2-low gastric cancer tended to have distinct characteristics compared to those with HER2-negative or -positive disease, warranting more research into this group, research found.

FDA Approves Tukysa Plus Herceptin for HER2-Positive Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

January 19th 2023

The FDA approved Tukysa plus Herceptin for previously treated patients with HER2-positive metastatic colorectal cancer.

Are You ‘Wasting’ Your Cancer?

January 5th 2023

I’ve heard the phrase, “don’t waste your cancer,” as a way to encourage survivors to tell their stories and donate to nonprofits.

Zolbetuximab and Chemotherapy Combination Demonstrates Positive Results for Some Patients with Gastric Cancers, According to Results from Phase 3 Trial

January 2nd 2023

The combination met its main goal of progression-free survival and secondary goal of overall survival.

Moderate Exercise May Significantly Impact Outcomes in Colorectal Cancer

December 30th 2022

Exercising moderately every week has been linked to improved disease outcomes at any BMI in patients with colorectal cancer.

Caring for an Ostomy

December 28th 2022

As part of CURE®’s Heal at Home series, we offer a guide on ostomies following surgery and how patients can best care for their stomas.

Embracing Pack Mentality After Cancer

December 21st 2022

"We call ourselves the wolf pack. ... It is kind of tongue in cheek, but there is some seriousness behind how we view each other in terms of having each other’s backs,” said Trevor Maxwell, a stage 4 colon cancer survivor and the founder of Man Up to Cancer.

Ask Questions to Avoid Confusion Around Tumor Testing

December 19th 2022

As part of CURE®’s four-part gastrointestinal cancers webinar series, a panel of experts recently answered questions and offered advice around different types of testing.

Tina Turner’s Son Dies of Cancer, NFL Team Honors Group’s $5.6 Million Fundraising Effort and More

December 16th 2022

From Tina Turner’s son, Ronnie, dying of cancer to the Miami Dolphins honoring a group of people who raised over $5 million for oncology care and research, here is what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

It’s OK to Not Be OK With Cancer

December 5th 2022

Going through chemotherapy treatment was extremely difficult, and eventually I learned that sometimes, it’s OK to not be OK.

Toby Keith Gives Update Since Stomach Cancer Diagnosis, Katie Couric Donates Formula to Moms With Breast Cancer and More

December 2nd 2022

From Toby Keith providing fans with an update since his stomach cancer diagnosis to Katie Couric donating $25,000 worth of baby formula to moms with breast cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

3 Tips for Getting Comfortable With an Ostomy After GI Cancer Surgery

November 29th 2022

An expert offers three steps that patients can take to become more comfortable and confident with their ostomy after undergoing surgery for gastric cancer.

Novel Drug-Chemo Combination Improves Outcomes for Advanced Gastric Cancers

November 18th 2022

Zolbetuximab plus the chemotherapy regimen mFOLFOX6 improved progression-free survival and overall survival in certain patients with unresectable or metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma.

On Living Life and Filling the Voids of Cancer

November 15th 2022

My family put off future plans because of my cancer, but now I’ve decided to take risks and do what we always hoped to accomplish.

‘Duran Duran’ Guitarist Misses Hall of Fame Induction Due to Cancer, ‘Yellowstone’ Actor Discusses His Diagnosis and More

November 11th 2022

From the singer of “Duran Duran” revealing his stage 4 cancer diagnosis — and missing the band’s induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame because of it — to Barry Corbin’s oral cancer fears, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.