Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

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Cancer Seek a possible universal cancer test.- Johns Hopkins University.

A team of researchers led by Nickolas Papadopoulos, Bert Vogelstein, and others at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, has...

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JAVELIN Trial: Avelumab will not progress

Avelumab did not meet endpoint in Phase III JAVELIN Gastric 300 trial for gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma

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Celgene and BeiGene Ltd collaborate to licence BGB A317 an advanced PD I inhibitor to Celgene and to licence certain Celgene products to BeiGene in China.

Celgene Corporation and BeiGene, Ltd. entered into a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize BeiGene's investigational anti-programmed cell death protein...

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Oesophageal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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Guidelines for the management of oesophageal and gastric cancer

The original guidelines described the management of oesophageal and gastric cancer within existing practice. This paper updates the guidance to...

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Impact of weight loss and eating difficulties on health-related quality of life up to 10 years after oesophagectomy for cancer.

Severe weight loss is experienced by patients with eating difficulties after surgery for oesophageal cancer. The aim of this prospective cohort study was to asssess the influence of eating difficulties and severe weight loss...

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Weekday of cancer surgery in relation to prognosis.

Background: Later weekday of surgery seems to affect the prognosis adversely in oesophageal cancer, whereas any such influence on other cancer sites is unknown. This study aimed to test whether weekday of surgery influenced...

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Pragmatic staging of oesophageal cancer using decision theory involving selective endoscopic ultrasonography, PET and laparoscopy.

Background: Following CT, guidelines for staging oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal junction (GOJ) cancer recommend endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), PET-CT and laparoscopy for T3-T4 GOJ tumours. These...

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Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

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