Highlights from the 2008 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

G. Aprile, A. Sobrero

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Results of several clinical studies were reported by oncology professionals at the fifth Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, an important international meeting co-sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, and the Society for Surgical Oncology. Our review proposes a condensed selection of the major studies presented at the forum, focusing on those that will possibly influence clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-17
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer Care
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009


  • Chemotherapy
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Gastric cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Phase III studies
  • Predictive factors
  • Targeted therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology


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