October 10, 2020
Novel Developments in the Multimodality Treatment of Esophageal Cancer BookmarkGeorge Lundberg, MD
A special issue of the research journal Annals of Esophagus curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD.
This special issue of an academic research journal discusses “multimodality” treatment—the combination of more than one treatment—and how it is used to treat advanced esophageal cancer.
June 24, 2019
Personalizing Precision Medicine with Combination Therapies Improves Outcomes in Cancer BookmarkEmma Shtivelman, PhD
“Precision oncology often relies on treating patients with a single, molecularly matched therapy that targets one mutation in their tumor. In a report, published online in Nature Medicine on April 22, 2019, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that treating patients with personalized, combination therapies improved outcomes in patients with therapy resistant cancers.”
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July 6, 2017
Emma Shtivelman, PhD
There are many hopes that combining immune checkpoint inhibitor drugs, or combining them with drugs of other types (immunotherapy, targeted therapy, or chemotherapy) is the future of treatment for many kinds of cancer. Literally hundreds of clinical trials are actively exploring these combinations, and melanoma is the cancer for which trials of this type abound. Last month, the annual meeting of the American Society… Read more »