According to initial data presented at the 2023 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, the novel, personalized, tumor-informed brPROPHET technology was more sensitive in detecting molecular residual disease vs other assays.
Compared with other tumor biomarkers, circulating tumor DNA may be ideal for early response assessment and have potential to enable use of adaptive clinical study designs in the future for patients with advanced colorectal cancer.
NRG-GI002 helps to provide further total neoadjuvant therapy outcome data from multi-institutional national clinical trials that can benchmark and be used for future locally advanced rectal cancer outcomes, according to Thomas J. George, MD, FACP.
The SUNLIGHT study is the first phase 3 study in the setting of refractory metastatic colorectal cancer to demonstrate an improvement in overall survival vs an active control, according to Josep Tabernero, MD, PhD.
The phase 3 NRG/RTOG 1112 adds to the body of evidence for the role of external beam radiation, bringing SBRT to the armamentarium of treatment for patients with locally advanced hepatocelluar carcinoma, according to Laura Dawson, MD, FRCPC.