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Apatinib significantly improved overall survival according to the results of a phase III study presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago. Ramucirumab Plus Paclitaxel Improves Survival in Metastatic Gastric Cancer
Ramucirumab significantly improved both progression-free and overall survival, when added to paclitaxel in second-line therapy for metastatic gastric cancer. Marriage May Have a Protective Effect for Cancer Patients
Married patients are less likely to present with metastatic disease, more likely to adhere to treatment protocols, and less likely to die from their disease.
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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