cardia

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the opening into the stomach and that part of the stomach connected to the esophagus

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Abstract #TPS4139, Poster #247a: The BRIGHTER trial: A phase 3 randomized double-blind study of BBI608 + weekly paclitaxel versus placebo (PBO) + weekly paclitaxel in patients (pts) with pretreated advanced gastric and gastro-esophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma
In addition, quality of life results from a phase III study of trastuzumab plus chemotherapy as first-line therapy in patients with HER2-positive advanced gastric and gastro-esophageal junction cancer will be presented.
The clinical program also includes an ongoing Phase II monotherapy study in patients with previously untreated advanced gastric or gastro-esophageal junction cancer.
The phase II study conducted by the Brown University Oncology Group enrolled 40 patients with pathologically-confirmed, locally-advanced adenocarcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus or gastro-esophageal junction with no evidence of distant metastases.
The phase II study enrolled 40 patients with pathologically-confirmed, locally-advanced adenocarcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus or gastro-esophageal junction with no evidence of distant metastisis.