ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer | Conference

Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Combo Provides Long-Term Survival Benefit in Advanced HCC After Sorafenib

August 13th 2022

The dual immunotherapy combination comprised of nivolumab given at 1 mg/kg and ipilimumab given at 3 mg/kg provided durable responses and long-term survival benefit in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma following treatment with sorafenib.

Dr. He on the Future of Durvalumab Plus Chemotherapy in Biliary Tract Cancer

August 12th 2022

Aiwu Ruth He, MD, PhD, discusses next steps for durvalumab in combination with gemcitabine plus cisplatin in patients with advanced biliary tract cancer.

Expanded Efficacy Data Underscore Nivolumab Combinations Role as Standard of Care for ESCC

August 12th 2022

Recent data highlight the value of the newly approved indications for nivolumab plus ipilimumab and nivolumab plus chemotherapy for patients with advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Single-Agent Pembrolizumab Maintains Survival Benefit in Sorafenib-Pretreated Advanced HCC

August 12th 2022

Pembrolizumab monotherapy continued to demonstrate durable antitumor activity with promising overall survival in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma who received prior treatment with sorafenib, according to updated data from cohort 1 of the phase 2 KEYNOTE-224 trial.

Panitumumab Plus mFOLFOX6 Improves Survival in RAS Wild-Type mCRC

August 12th 2022

Treatment with frontline panitumumab and mFOLFOX6 led to a significant improvement in overall survival, plus higher response rates and R0 resection rates, compared with bevacizumab and mFOLFOX6 in patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer.

Targeted Agents Continue to Emerge for HER2+ GI Cancers

August 12th 2022

After HER2 was established as an actionable target in gastric cancer, its amplification has become a key biomarker of interest for other gastrointestinal cancers.

Dr. Strickler on the Efficacy of Tucatinib/Trastuzumab in HER2+ Colorectal Cancer

July 16th 2022

John H. Strickler, MD, discusses the efficacy of tucatinib plus trastuzumab in HER2-positive colorectal cancer.

Dr. Shitara on the Rationale for the DESTINY-Gastric04 Trial in HER2+ Gastric Cancers

July 16th 2022

Kohei Shitara, MD, discusses the rationale for the phase 3 DESTINY-Gastric04 trial in patients with HER2-positive gastric cancer or gastro-esophageal junction adenocarcinoma.

Tucatinib Plus Trastuzumab Induces Durable Tumor Response in HER2+ mCRC

July 2nd 2022

Patients with previously treated metastatic HER2-positive colorectal cancer experienced clinically meaningful and durable responses to treatment with tucatinib plus trastuzumab, according to data from the phase 2 MOUNTAINEER trial.

Dr. Yoon on Updated Data on Tislelizumab Plus Chemotherapy in ESCC

June 30th 2022

Harry H. Yoon, MD, discusses updated findings from the phase 3 RATIONALE-306 trial in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Dr. Vogel on the OS Benefit of Durvalumab/Tremelimumab in Unresectable HCC

June 30th 2022

Arndt Vogel, MD, discusses the outcomes of the phase 3 HIMALAYA trial in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.

Tremelimumab/Durvalumab Produces Favorable OS Benefit in Unresectable HCC Irrespective of ALBI Grade

June 30th 2022

A single priming dose of tremelimumab added to regular interval durvalumab generated significantly improved overall survival compared with sorafenib in the frontline setting for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma, irrespective of of their baseline albumin-bilirubin grade, according to updated data from the phase 3 HIMALAYA trial.

KRAS Mutations Represent Important Target in Expanding Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

June 30th 2022

Philip A. Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP, discusses unmet needs for patients with pancreatic cancer, emerging targets and agents in the space, and his hopes for future developments in the field.

Tislelizumab Plus Chemotherapy Elicits Strong Survival Benefit in Esophageal Cancer

June 30th 2022

The combination of tislelizumab and chemotherapy demonstrated a superior overall survival benefit compared with chemotherapy alone in patients with metastatic or unresectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Durvalumab Plus Chemotherapy Maintains OS Benefit in Advanced Biliary Tract Cancer

June 30th 2022

The addition of durvalumab to gemcitabine and cisplatin demonstrated an improvement in overall survival vs gemcitabine and cisplatin plus placebo as frontline therapy in patients with advanced biliary tract cancer, regardless of primary tumor location.

Botensilimab/Balstilimab Combo Produces Deep Responses in Microsatellite Stable CRC

June 29th 2022

The combination of botensilimab and balstilimab elicited deep objective responses with evidence of durability and encouraging tolerability in heavily pretreated patients with microsatellite stable, metastatic colorectal cancer.

Second-Line RGX-202-01 Plus FOLFIRI/Bevacizumab Shows Early Efficacy, Safety in KRAS-Mutant CRC

June 29th 2022

A second-line combination regimen comprised of RGX-202-01, FOLFIRI and bevacizumab demonstrated an encouraging efficacy signal and a favorable toxicity profile in patients with KRAS-mutant colorectal cancer.

Dr. Kim on Efficacy and Next Steps With Regorafenib/Nivolumab Combo in CRC

July 3rd 2020

Richard D. Kim, MD, discusses the efficacy of and next steps for a phase 1/1b study with regorafenib and nivolumab in patients with mismatch repair proficient advanced refractory colorectal cancer.

Later-Line Infigratinib Outperforms Standard Chemotherapy in Cholangiocarcinoma

July 3rd 2020

Infigratinib conferred a clinically meaningful progression-free survival and overall response rate benefit when administered as a third- and later-line treatment for patients with FGFR2 fusion–positive cholangiocarcinoma.

Wainberg Weighs in on Favorable Frontline Activity With NALIRIFOX Regimen in Pancreatic Cancer

July 3rd 2020

Zev. A. Wainberg, MD, discusses findings from a phase 1/2 study of NALIRIFOX in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.