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Expert Highlights Importance of Biomarker Testing in Pancreatic Cancer

October 07, 2020

At ISGIO 2020, Michael J. Pishvaian, MD, PhD, discussed the importance of using standard-of-care chemotherapy and to test for actionable mutations in patients with pancreatic cancers, which can identify ways to individualize therapy for these patients.

An Abundance of Targets Span the GI Malignancies Setting

October 06, 2020

With the number of targets in gastrointestinal cancer growing, particularly KRAS in colorectal cancer and tumor mutational burden across all gastrointestinal tumors, Andrea Cercek, MD, sought to provide an overview of current and emerging targets during the 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology.

Janjigian Reviews the Evolving Role of Anti-HER2 Agents in Advanced Gastric Cancer

October 05, 2020

In an interview with Targeted Oncology following a virtual presentation for the ISGIO 2020, Yelena Janjigian, MD, provided an overview of the role of HER2-targeted therapies in advanced gastric cancer. She also explained the importance of biomarker testing in this space.

In Light of Recently Approved Regimens, Sequencing Strategies Are Under Discussion in HCC

October 05, 2020

Laura Goff, MD, discussed the combination of atezolizumab plus bevacizumab in relation to its effect on the treatment paradigm of hepatocellular carcinoma during a presentation at the 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology.

Germline Testing At Diagnosis Vital for Managing Pancreatic Cancers

October 05, 2020

In an interview with Targeted Oncology following ISGIO 2020, Elena Chiorean, MD, oncologist, discussed universal genetic testing at the time of diagnosis for patients with pancreatic cancer, a topic she argued on during an ISGIO medical crossfire. She also explained the challenges with execute germline testing setting.

Genetic Testing Should Be Considered for All Patients With Pancreatic Cancer

October 05, 2020

Michael J. Pishvaian, MD, PhD, discusses the key takeaway from his presentation at the 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology on the role of genetic testing in patients with pancreatic cancer.