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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Goel, Gaurav and Sun, Weijing, "Advances in the Management of Gastrointestinal Cancers—An Upcoming Role of Immune Checkpoint Blockade" (2015). Internal Medicine Faculty Publications. 77.