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ASCO GI 2024 | ASCO GI highlights: preventing early-onset GI cancer

Sebastian Stintzing, MD, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, highlights the significance of the Keynote presentation, which addressed the occurrence of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, particularly in young adults. Emphasizing the need to focus on this specific patient group, he underscores the importance of gaining a better understanding of how to prevent early-onset GI cancers. Prof. Stintzing suggests that a key approach may involve reducing calorie intake and increasing physical activity. He emphasizes the importance of lifestyle factors in addressing the rising incidence of GI cancers in young adults. This interview took place at the 2024 ASCO Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, CA.

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