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Gasterol Intestinal Symposium

San Francisco, CA—Using a prediction model to analyze the impact of adding targeted agents to the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs), everolimus (Afinitor) had a minimal overall impact on healthcare expenditures, by reducing infusions and surgical procedures costs, according to a study presented at the 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.
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San Francisco, CA—For resectable pancreatic cancer, administering chemo - therapy and radiation before surgery results in better outcomes and lower costs than performing surgery first, reported researchers from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston.
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San Francisco, CA—Results obtained on the Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Assay led to changes in treatment decisions 29% of the time for patients with stage II colon cancer, according to a survey of community oncologists reported at the 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.
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