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Advances in the management of gastrointestinal cancers - An upcoming role of immune checkpoint blockade

Goel, G and Sun, W (2015) Advances in the management of gastrointestinal cancers - An upcoming role of immune checkpoint blockade. Journal of Hematology and Oncology, 8 (1).

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Abstract

© 2015 Goel and Sun. Gastrointestinal cancers are a group of highly aggressive malignancies, and novel therapeutic strategies with higher clinical efficacy are being actively sought. 'Immunotherapy' is now emerging as one such promising strategy for the treatment of these tumors. This article briefly reviews the recent advances that utilize targeting of immune checkpoint pathways, in the management of gastrointestinal malignancies.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Goel, G
Sun, Wwes45@pitt.eduWES45
Date: 16 July 2015
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Hematology and Oncology
Volume: 8
Number: 1
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1186/s13045-015-0185-6
Schools and Programs: School of Medicine > Medicine
Refereed: Yes
Article Type: Review
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2016 13:31
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2019 10:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/29232

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