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Highlighted Research from the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Jan. 18, 2017

Top headlines for this year’s meeting cover physical activity in advanced CRC, treatment for rectal cancer and PET scans for esophageal cancer.

The 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium is currently taking place in San Francisco, CA. If you're not at the meeting, you can review the 2017 abstracts online. Here are summaries of three of the most noteworthy studies being presented at this year’s meeting:

If you’re on Twitter, you can follow along with all of the science being presented at the meeting by searching the hashtag #GI17.

The GI Cancers Symposium is a specialized oncology event designed to provide scientific and educational content for members of the GI cancer care and research community. The GI Cancers Symposium is co-sponsored by the AGA Institute, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO); and the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO).

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