Companion diagnostics for the targeted therapy of gastric cancer.

  title={Companion diagnostics for the targeted therapy of gastric cancer.},
  author={Changhoon Yoo and Young Soo Park},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={21 39},
Gastric cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer and represents a major cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. With recent biomedical advances in our understanding of the molecular characteristics of gastric cancer, many genetic alterations have been identified as potential targets for its treatment. Multiple novel agents are currently under development as the demand for active agents that improve the survival of gastric cancer patients constantly increases. Based on lessons from… CONTINUE READING