Highlights from the 2009 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

OncoLink reporters provide in-depth coverage of scientific presentations from the Science and Multidisciplinary Management of GI Malignancies symposium in San Francisco, CA, January 15-17, 2009.
Cetuximab-based neoadjuvant chemoradiation and surgical resection in patients with locally advanced esophageal and gastric cancer
Effect of extended preoperative chemotherapy on pathologic response and pathologic livery insufficiency after hepatic resection of colorectal liver metastases
Final safety findings from a randomized phase III trial of preoperative FU-based chemoradiation +/- weekly oxaliplatin as neoadjuvant therapy for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer: the STAR (Studio Terapia Adiuvante Retto)-01 randomized trial
Relative Outcomes for Asian-Americans with Gastric Adenocarcinoma
Use of endoscopic ultrasonography in screening patients at high-risk for pancreatic cancer

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