ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2018


From January 18-20, the American Society of Clinical Oncology will be hosting its Annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, California. The meeting will highlight some of the largest updates in multidisciplinary care for gastrointestinal cancers, both in the local practice and global settings. Journal of Clinical Pathways will be covering the most relevant abstracts of the meeting.

A comparative effectiveness study examined the costs associated with short-course radiation therapy versus long-course chemoradiation for locally advanced rectal adenocarcinoma.
A recent study sought to identify the trends in incidence and costs of gastrointestinal cancer-related hospital admissions in the United States.

Regional variation exists in the treatment costs for patients with curative gastric cancer despite guidelines promoting appropriate care and health care delivery.

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