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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.

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.

Stoma Prolapses Are Often ‘Alarming, But Not Dangerous’ After Colorectal Cancer Surgery

November 8th 2022

After undergoing a colorectal cancer surgery and getting an ostomy, patients may experience a prolapse, but it is not cause to panic, an expert says.

Cancer Changed How I Parent

October 31st 2022

In the depths of chemotherapy, I found myself oscillating between being gloriously present and embarrassingly permissive.

On the Rails of Cancer: My Favorite Walking Trail Made Me Feel Like ‘The Little Engine That Could’

October 25th 2022

Walking on the American Tobacco Trail has become church-like to me, as I ponder life with cancer.

My Trip to the White House as a Patient With Cancer

October 17th 2022

My trip to the White House to advocate for myself and other patients with cancer was an empowering and memorable experience.

Trial to Investigate if a Novel Drug Can Foster Keytruda Effectiveness in Solid Cancers

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.

FDA Approves Lytgobi for Advanced Cholangiocarcinoma

September 30th 2022

The Food and Drug Administration approved Lytgobi for patients with previously treated advanced cholangiocarcinoma with FGFR2 gene rearrangements.

FDA Approves Avastin Biosimilar to Treat Six Diseases Including Certain Colon, Lung, Kidney Cancers

September 28th 2022

The FDA’s approval of Vegzelma was based on data that demonstrated the biosimilar elicited comparable safety and efficacy to Avastin in several studies.

Cancer Might Be Done With Me, But I'm Not Done With Cancer

September 26th 2022

While I've been deemed no evidence of disease, I'll continue to support others in my cancer wolfpack.

FDA Speeds Up Review of Tukysa Plus Herceptin for Metastatic Colon Cancer

September 20th 2022

The Food and Drug Administration granted a priority review for Tukysa plus Herceptin for patients with pretreated, metastatic colon cancer.

Some Health Appointments Will Be Delayed for Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral, Ryan Reynolds Gets Colonoscopy and Has Potentially Pre-Cancerous Polyp Removed and More

September 16th 2022

From the delay of some health care services in the United Kingdom due to Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral to actor Ryan Reynolds broadcasting his colonoscopy — including the finding of a pre-cancerous polyp — here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

Studies Will Investigate Novel Drug in Colon and Skin Cancer

September 16th 2022

Botensilimab will be evaluated in certain patients with colorectal cancer and melanoma, a type of skin cancer, in two recently launched clinical trials.

As I Near the End of My Life With Metastatic Cancer, I’m Writing My Final Chapter

September 15th 2022

As I face the end of my life due to metastatic colorectal cancer, I’m preparing my loved ones for my death — from determining who gets my stuff to writing my eulogy and making my memorial service playlist.

Presurgical Opdivo-Yervoy Combo Has ‘Very Strong Potential’ to Be Standard of Care for Subgroup of Patients With Colon Cancer

September 14th 2022

None of the more than 100 evaluable patients with mismatch repair deficient colon cancer have experienced disease recurrence after treatment with presurgical Opdivo plus Yervoy, according to study results.

Phase 2 Trial to Study Novel Drug in Pretreated Solid Tumors

September 8th 2022

The first patient was treated in a phase 2 trial assessing the safety and efficacy of navicixizumab, with or without chemotherapy, in colorectal, gastric, ovarian and breast cancer.

Pre-Surgical Chemotherapy May Spare Certain Patients With Rectal Cancer From Major Surgery

August 31st 2022

Patients with early-stage rectal cancer may be able to forego major surgery — thus preserving their organs and quality of life — with a pre-surgical chemotherapy regimen, according to recent study results.

AI May Help Predict Colon Cancer Recurrence

August 30th 2022

Researchers developed an artificial intelligence algorithm to potentially improve the prediction of colon cancer recurrence, which may help patients receive the appropriate treatment.

Trial for At-Home Colorectal Cancer Test Completes Enrollment of More Than 10,000 Patients

August 26th 2022

Many participants enrolled in the CRC-PREVENT trial are from communities often underrepresented in clinical trials due to gender, race and socioeconomic status, among other factors.

Enrollment Opens for Trial Evaluating Abelacimab for Blood Clots From Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary Cancers

August 26th 2022

The phase 3 MAGNOLIA trial will assess whether abelacimab can prevent venous thromboembolism recurrence in patients with gastrointestinal or genitourinary cancers.

New Study to Explore Safety and Efficacy of a Single-Infusion CAR-T Cell Treatment in Patients With Colon Cancer

August 18th 2022

Investigators plan to analyze if treatment with an experimental, CAR-T cell therapy is safe and effective in a small group of patients with relapsed or refractory metastatic colorectal cancer.

Study to Investigate if Exercise Improves Outcomes, Decreases Chemo Side Effects in Colon Cancer

August 16th 2022

A new study will analyze the effect of exercise on chemotherapy tolerability and outcomes in patients with colon cancer.

Investigational Drug-Chemoradiotherapy Combo Improves Treatment Responses in Patients With Advanced Rectal Cancer

August 15th 2022

The researchers hypothesize that treatment with the investigational drug combined with chemoradiotherapy may reduce the need for invasive surgery to remove the rectum and surrounding tissue in this patient population.

Carrying My Father’s Torch for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

August 15th 2022

After my dad died of colorectal cancer, I knew I had to continue advocacy work in his honor.

A Clinical Trial Helped Me Beat the Odds Against Colorectal Cancer

August 12th 2022

The way I saw it was that I could either die from cancer, or from the side effects from the clinical trial. It was a difficult decision to make, but I am glad I chose it.

BBC’s ‘EastEnders’ Star Announces Cancer Diagnosis, Leukemia Survivor Embarks on Nation-Wide Bike Ride to Diversify Transplantation Donors and More

August 12th 2022

From “EastEnders” star Samantha Womack announcing her breast cancer diagnosis in a tribute to Olivia Newton-John to a famous fashion designer’s death from liver cancer, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.

‘Closed for COVID-19:’ Receiving a Cancer Diagnosis at the Start of COVID-19

August 12th 2022

A stage 3 colorectal cancer survivor shares her story of being diagnosed right before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oral Fruquintinib Provides ‘Potential New Option’ With ‘Added Convenience’ for Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Colorectal Cancer

August 9th 2022

Fruquintinib improved survival in patients with advanced colorectal cancer, according to findings from the phase 3 FRESCO-2 trial.