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Gastrointestinal cancer refers to malignant conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, liver, biliary system, pancreas, bowels, and anus.
Infinity Pharmaceuticals initiates Phase 1b/2 trial of IPI-926 Hedgehog pathway inhibitor for pancreatic cancer

Infinity Pharmaceuticals initiates Phase 1b/2 trial of IPI-926 Hedgehog pathway inhibitor for pancreatic cancer

Aptium Oncology Myeloma Consortium launched

Aptium Oncology Myeloma Consortium launched

Researchers develop sensitive measuring system for cGVHD

Researchers develop sensitive measuring system for cGVHD

Symposium exploring future of cancer research to be hosted at GUMC

Symposium exploring future of cancer research to be hosted at GUMC

Data from GenVec's trial in esophageal cancer showcased at 2010 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium

Data from GenVec's trial in esophageal cancer showcased at 2010 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium

GSTM1 and GSTT1 null genotypes not associated with increased risk of GC or CRC in Koreans

GSTM1 and GSTT1 null genotypes not associated with increased risk of GC or CRC in Koreans

Kingston University receives £99,000 for cancer research

Kingston University receives £99,000 for cancer research

New studies suggest elevated risk of gastrointestinal cancers in diabetic patients

New studies suggest elevated risk of gastrointestinal cancers in diabetic patients

African-Americans more likely to die from colorectal cancer than Caucasians, says new study

African-Americans more likely to die from colorectal cancer than Caucasians, says new study

New center for gastrointestinal cancer research established

New center for gastrointestinal cancer research established

Rise in primary liver cancer cases attributed to increased alcohol consumption

Rise in primary liver cancer cases attributed to increased alcohol consumption

Research suggests that nitrates and nitrites in plants may be beneficial to health

Research suggests that nitrates and nitrites in plants may be beneficial to health

Future cancer care, can we afford it?

Future cancer care, can we afford it?

Disruption of immune-system pathway key step in cancer progression

Disruption of immune-system pathway key step in cancer progression

Radiofrequency ablation is an effective treatment for dysplasia in people with Barrett's esophagus

Radiofrequency ablation is an effective treatment for dysplasia in people with Barrett's esophagus

Benefits of some cancer drugs exaggerated because trials were stopped early

Benefits of some cancer drugs exaggerated because trials were stopped early

Study shows that a key protein appears to enable spread of melanoma to the small intestine

Study shows that a key protein appears to enable spread of melanoma to the small intestine

Fruits and raw veggies reduce the risk of cancer

Fruits and raw veggies reduce the risk of cancer

Re-engineered Gleevec reduces heart risks

Re-engineered Gleevec reduces heart risks

When to change the course of treatment

When to change the course of treatment