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The investigational targeted agent ramucirumab prolongs survival in patients with advanced gastric cancer after standard treatments have failed. End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes
Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and months of life. Following Lifestyle Recommendations Reduces Risk of Cancer Death
People who follow the diet and lifestyle recommendations laid out by the WCRF and the AICR have a 20 percent reduced risk of dying from cancer.
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Gastric Cancer Management
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Gastric Cancer Clinical Trials
USOR06054 – A Randomized Phase II Study of Docetaxel in Combination with Oxaliplatin with or without 5-FU or Capecitabine in Metastatic or Locally Recurrent Gastric Cancer previously untreated with Chemotherapy for Advanced Disease (GATE Study)
Z9001 – A Phase III Randomized Double-blind Study of Adjuvant STI571 (Gleevec) Versus Placebo in Patients Following The Resection of Primary GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)
REFMAL39 – A Phase I, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation Study of SB-715992 Administered Weekly for Three Consecutive Weeks of 28-Day Cycle in Patients with Solid Tumors