For patients with cancer, obesity is associated with worse overall and cancer-specific mortality.
Investigators explored the mechanism by which solid tumors appear to resist immune checkpoint inhibitor therapies.
Researchers analyzed the impact of colonoscopists’ performance on colorectal cancer risk following adenoma removal.
For patients who require complex gastrointestinal cancer surgery, outcomes are improved when surgery is performed at top-ranked hospitals.
A new CADe software for colorectal polyp detection was validated and compared against a composite reference standard of experienced endoscopists and CADe detection.
Investigators examined the effects of antithrombotic drugs on fecal immunochemical tests (FITs) for detection of colorectal neoplasms (CN).
Researchers assessed the correlation between Helicobacter pylori infection and biological characteristics of early gastric cancer.
A team of investigators sought to determine factors that affect the success of second-line therapy using vonoprazan, a gastric acid secretion inhibitor that improves the success rate of Helicobacter pylori eradication.
A team of investigators conducted a prospective, single-center, observational study at the Cleveland Clinic to determine the safety and feasibility of IT-knife tunneling and C-shaped incision endoscopic submucosal dissection of the esophagus.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) highlights the past year’s oncologic advances and identifies important areas for future research in its 2021.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease appears to be associated with an increased risk for squamous cell cancers of the larynx and esophagus.
A team of investigators sought to investigate the usefulness of contrast-enhanced harmonic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration/biopsy when performed with no on-site cytopathology.
Investigators sought to determine the effect of community-level factors on surgical outcomes, paying particular attention to differences in “textbook outcome” relative to social vulnerability among Medicare beneficiaries who underwent surgery for cancer.
A team of investigators sought to determine the relationship between circulating sex hormones and risk of esophageal, gastric, and colorectal cancers in both men and women.
A team of investigators explored the ability of different machine learning models to predict the risk of gastric cancer development in patients who had undergone eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection.
Investigators assessed disparities in patient access to therapies approved for the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Ireland, as well as benefit relative to cost.
Investigators compared the outcomes of patients who received pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) with those who did not.
At the state level, opioid death rate at four years prior predicted the initial incidence of pancreatic cancer.
Researchers assessed the efficacy and adverse outcomes with plastic stents vs self-expandable metallic stents for the management of malignant distal biliary strictures.
Bernstam et al presented findings from an expansion cohort of a phase 1 trial testing the bispecific HER2-targeted antibody zanidatamab in patients with HER2-overexpressing biliary tract cancer.