gastric cancer

Eradicating Gastric Cancer With Iridium

Researchers in China have developed a novel drug that could help diagnose and treat gastric cancer.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Bang Yung-Jue

On the frontlines of gastric cancer research, Professor Bang Yung-Jue is hoping to expand the arsenal of anticancer drugs and prolong patients’ lives.

Pinpointing The Roots Of Gastric Cancer With AI

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to identify mutations in the non-coding regions of the human genome that are responsible for causing gastric cancer.

The Tricky Way Gastric Cancer Evades The Immune System

Gastric cancer cells have an altered pattern of gene expression which helps them hide from the immune system.

Why East Asian Stomach Bugs Cause More Harm

The structure of the CagA protein could help scientists determine the degree of injury to the gastric mucous lining caused by Helicobacter pylori.

RNA Editing Gone Awry Could Indicate Gastric Cancer

Proteins involved in RNA editing could potentially be used as biomarkers to detect gastric cancer at an early stage, a study finds.

ASLAN’s Varlitinib Receives Orphan Drug Designation For Gastric Cancer

Varlitinib previously received orphan drug designation for cholangiocarcinoma in August 2015.

What Makes Some H. pylori Bacteria More Likely To Cause Cancer?

Duplication of the SHP2 binding site in the H. pylori protein CagA increases its binding by a hundred times, elevating the risk of gastric cancer.

Fusion Gene Drives Subset Of Asian Gastric Cancers

Scientists have identified a fusion gene that causes epithelial damage and increased cell invasiveness, predisposing carriers to gastric cancer.

ASLAN Commences Taiwan Trials For Gastric Cancer Drug

ASLAN has begun treating its first gastric cancer patients in Taiwan, where 4,000 people are affected by the disease annually.