Hot Topics at ASCO-GI 2022

Videos — January 28, 2022

Featuring:

Milind M. Javle, MD
Hubert L. and Olive Stringer Professor
Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
Chair, NCI Task Force: Hepatobiliary Cancers
Dr Milind Javle provides his perspectives on key presentations on cholangiocarcinoma and biliary tract cancer at the 2022 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.

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The 5th annual CCA Summit, held October 19-21, 2023, in Scottsdale, AZ, was a very successful meeting by all measures and has gradually become one of the key scientific meetings in biliary tract cancers.
Advances in the Management of Patients With Biliary Cancer
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As we approach the fall season, it is wonderful to reflect on some of the amazing research presented this year, most recently at the ASCO 2023 annual meeting. One of the major highlights of ASCO this year included the results of HER2/neu-directed novel therapies in biliary cancer. Shubham Pant, MD, MBBS, from MD Anderson Cancer Center, presented the results of the HERIZON-1 clinical trial of the bispecific antibody zanidatamab in HER2/neu-expressing biliary cancers.
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Characterization of Long-Term Survivors in TOPAZ-1
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Exciting New Abstracts from the ASCO GI Cancers Symposium
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