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PET Scans Help Tailor Therapy For Esophageal Cancer, Study Finds

Survival results for the CALGB 80303 Trial presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2018 demonstrate that esophageal cancer patients are shown by PET scan to be non-responders to induction chemotherapy, and were then switched to a new chemotherapy during chemoradiation, showed the median overall survival of 27 months

Study Reviews Concerns of Living Kidney Donors

In a new study that examined living kidney donors' concerns about their decision to undergo kidney removal, long-term kidney health, aspects of surgery and recovery, and impacts on life satisfaction were among those that donors felt were most important. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN)