Gastric Cancer

Does Surveillance of Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia Make Sense?

Oct. 11, 2017

Two members provide two different perspectives. Let us know what you think.

Congressional Committees Approve Increase for NIH Funding

Sept. 13, 2017

Senate bill includes funding for gastrointestinal disorders and cancers.

25 Years of Groundbreaking Gastric Cancer Research

July 25, 2017

There has been a dramatic improvement in the understanding and treatment of gastric cancer — much of which can be credited to the AGA-Funderburg award.

Video: EUS Detection of Early-stage Gastric Cancer in a Patient with FAP

July 25, 2017

Researchers report on the difficulty of and solution to surveying the entire gastric mucosa in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Q&A with Dr. Jose Saenz

July 19, 2017

Dr. Saenz sheds light on his research project funded by the AGA-Gastric Cancer Foundation Research Scholar Award in Gastric Cancer.

Mark Your Calendar: 2018 AGA Grants Cycle Announced

June 27, 2017

Learn more about how you can apply for the 14 grants that will award over $2 million in research funding.

AGA to Host Webinar on Gastric Cancer Research Funding Opportunities

June 6, 2017

Learn more about opportunities available through the Department of Defense research program.
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Two New Strategies Emerging to Treat GI Cancers

May 22, 2017

Engineered T cells and immune checkpoint inhibitors show promise for treating GI cancers, according to a well-attended AGA talk at DDW® 2017.

More Research is Needed to Improve the State of Gastric Cancer

May 18, 2017

AGA hosted a summit to discuss the state of the science in gastroesophageal cancers.

What Factors Associate With Symptom Recurrence After Anti-reflux Surgery for GERD?

May 17, 2017

Factors associated with symptom recurrence after anti-reflux surgery for patients with GERD are a primary complaint of extraesophageal reflux symptoms, researchers report. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

Gastroduodenal Metastases from Melanoma

May 12, 2017

Researchers describe a case of gastroduodenal metastases from cutaneous melanoma, in Gastroenterology. Read more about this case on the AGA Journals Blog.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

An Unexpected Cause of Small Bowel Obstruction

April 27, 2017

A 62-year-old man with a history of umbilical hernia repair presented with a 1-day history of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting.

Hand-Picked Gastrointestional Oncology Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 10, 2017

Rhonda Souza, MD, AGAF, (chair) and John P. Lynch, MD, PhD, (vice chair) reveal their section's most anticipated DDW sessions.

More Funding Needed in Fight Against Deadliest Cancers

March 8, 2017

AGA calls on Congress to increase NIH funding to $34 billion in FY 2017.

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.

Rectal Bleeding Due to Leiomyosarcoma

Jan. 2, 2017

A 44-year-old obese man presented with intermittent dull lower-abdominal discomfort.

Unusual Thickened Gastric Folds in a Patient With Breast Cancer

Jan. 2, 2017

A 70-year-old woman presented with appetite loss and self-awareness of a mass palpable in her right breast.

Highlighted Abstracts from the International Digestive Disease Forum

Dec. 21, 2016

CGH features 104 abstracts from the 2016 meeting, which took place in Hong Kong.

DDSEP® 8 Image Challenge: Solid Food Dysphagia

Dec. 7, 2016

Test your knowledge with our latest DDSEP 8 Image Challenge, from the GI cancers chapter.

A Case of Abdominal Discomfort Caused by Benign Multicystic Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Nov. 22, 2016

A 49-year-old man presented with 2 months of intermittent lower abdominal discomfort.

A Snowy White Stomach, Caused by Primary Gastric Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma

Nov. 22, 2016

A 63-year-old Japanese woman suffering from a history of bloating and epigastric pain came to our hospital.

Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors and Risks of Fundic Gland Polyps and Gastric Cancer: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Nov. 22, 2016

We performed a systematic review with a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and observational studies that assessed these risks.

Early Gastric Cancer Presenting as a Submucosal Tumor

Nov. 22, 2016

A 44-year-old man with a history of acute pancreatitis and hyperlipidemia presented with a chief complaint of paroxysmal epigastric pain and dullness for 2 years.