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For Stage 4 Stomach Cancer Old Drugs May Be Better
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
The accelerating pace of scientific discovery, profusion of genetic advances and explosion of big data has led to a sense that the cure for all disease is at hand. Every day we are offered the opportunity to explore our genetic heredity,...
Is Stage 4 Gastric (Stomach) Cancer Curable?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In February 2016, I met with a 57-year-old gentleman who presented with weight loss. An endoscopy revealed gastric (stomach)...
Every Cancer Patient Outcome is Important - Stage 4 Stomach Cancer
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Clinical oncologists can be divided into different camps. There are those who see patient outcomes as a means-to-an-end. Each...
Gastric (Stomach) Cancer: A Call for Patient Selection
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Gastric (stomach) cancer is the fourth most common cancer worldwide with more than 930,000 diagnoses and 800,000 deaths...
HER2 in Stomach Cancer and Breast Cancer
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
I met a charming patient in my office this week. A gentleman with advanced gastric (stomach) cancer. Upon further examination...

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