2017 Advances in Cancer Types & Treatment

Some treatment updates which you may want to discuss with your treating doctors..Source is latest from American Society of Clinical Oncology

GASTROINTESTINAL
Esophageal adenocarcinoma: novel tool predicts nCRT survival benefit
This study developed and validated a novel calculator for esophageal adenocarcinoma that reasonably predicts which patients are expected to derive OS benefit from neoadjuvant chemoradiation (nCRT).

BREAST
Breast cancer: beta-blockers fail to improve survival
Beta-blockers do not affect breast cancer recurrence, overall deaths (ODs) or cancer-specific deaths (CSDs), according to a meta-analysis.

LUNG
ASCO clinical cancer advances 2017: non-small cell lung cancer.
Programmed death-1 (PD-1) checkpoint inhibitors improve survival in advanced NSCLC compared with chemotherapy, and are more tolerable for most patients.

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Sir, I could not open Blog page of Testimonial in your website more  
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Dear Dr Rao, i am sorry for your loss and can understand the agony one goes through in difficult times. encouragement from patients and thanks always keeps all doctors going. i feel privileged to have been able to dedicate time from my busy schedule for a cause that is noble all doctors swear by when they graduate. more  
Dear Dr. Chandna, I feel grateful for your social service. I know the trivials of patients with cancer, since I have seen my wife suffering from CA Stomach from 2008 finally dead in May 2016. more  
Doc, Can the the combination of Palbociclib and Femara help my mother whose CA has metasised to skeletal, lung, liver anfd brain as per PET done on 7th Jan 2017. She has already undergone 10 sittings for pelvic radiation at Inlaks Pune and is due for another 10 for spine. we had to defer the radiation since she was hospitalised with uncontrollable Diarrhea for 8 days. I would like to give the maximum care to minimise her suffering and pain. Am also in touch with Cipla Palliative Care Centre for medical support at home. more  
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