Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

GI Clinical Trials Make Meeting Headlines

El-Deiry-Wafik_1Fox Chase was well represented at the annual GI ASCO Symposium in January. Many fellows, residents, and faculty members attended, with nine making poster presentations on topics around esophageal, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers. Medical oncologist Wafik El-Deiry, MD, PhD, FACP, also presented oral abstracts on two anti-angiogenic agents for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) going through Phase II and III trials. His discussion made headline news at the Symposium.