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May 26, 2016

ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee initiated a Pancreatic Cancer Working Group in 2015 to help standardize the care of people with pancreatic cancer.

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May 26, 2016

Recent progress has been made in understanding the biology behind esophagogastric cancer, and as a result, several targeted strategies have been developed or are under development.

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May 26, 2016

The Fibrolamellar-Hepatocellular Carcinoma Consortium brings together multiple academic medical centers and universities to cooperate and share information about FL-HCC. 

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May 26, 2016

Drs. Cinar and Picozzi summarize the history of pancreatic cancer treatment options, the challenges associated with treatment and recurrence prevention, and the emerging adjuvant options being studied in current ongoing trials.

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May 26, 2016

Jack Andraka, who at age 15 developed an inexpensive blood test for pancreatic cancer, reflects on his work in cancer.

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May 29, 2015

 Immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of gastric cancer, the fourth most common cause of cancer-related death, are drawing increased interest among physicians and researchers.

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May 29, 2015

Colorectal cancer incidence is increasing in resource-constrained countries among young adults, which could be linked to environmental pollution or lifestyle factors such as obesity, physical inactivity, and a diet rich in processed foods.

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May 30, 2015

RAS mutation analysis should be ordered on all patients with newly diagnosed metastatic colorectal cancer. The goals of therapy should be identified early, including whether the tumor is resectable or borderline resectable, or whether palliative treatment is indicated. 

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May 31, 2015

Learn more about the inaugural year of the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Self-Assessment Activity at the 2015 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium through an interview with participant Dr. Joleen Hubbard.

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May 31, 2015

ASCO has partnered with the College of American Pathologists, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, and the Association for Molecular Pathology, to create a guideline on the clinical utility of colorectal cancer biomarkers.

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May 31, 2015

The 12th annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium brought together more than 3,400 attendees, including gastroenterologists, oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and other members of the cancer care community.

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