Tag: esophageal cancer

Immunotherapy Likely New Standard in Advanced Esophageal Cancer

Nivolumab (Opdivo) plus chemotherapy and nivolumab plus ipilimumab (Yervoy) were superior to standard chemotherapy in improving overall survival in patients with advanced esophageal squamous cell...

Liver, Gastric Cancer Disparities Consistent Across Race

While colorectal cancer may be the most common and deadly gastrointestinal malignancy, liver and gastric cancers account for some of the most consistent racial and...

In a First, Proton Therapy Bests Radiotherapy in an RCT

In a first, proton beam therapy has demonstrated significantly reduced toxicity when compared with conventional radiotherapy in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) in patients with...

Differences in How Men and Women Respond to Radiotherapy?

Men and women who undergo treatment for cancer react differently to radiotherapy (RT), according to evidence drawn from a literature review. The study found a...