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2014-02-24 12:24:09

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jesus Esquivel, MD, FACS, National Director of HIPEC Research and Medical Director, International Oncology Initiatives for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, has been selected to make two oral presentations at the 67th Society for Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, taking place March 12-15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The symposium is a leading international scientific meeting that offers attendees the opportunity to...

2013-08-19 23:25:11

A new study appears to confirm the value of the surgical mesothelioma treatment approach known as CRS/HIPEC. As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, most mesothelioma patients who had the treatment lived at least five years. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 A team of researchers in the surgery department at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York say a cancer treatment that combines surgery and chemotherapy results in “acceptable” rates of complications and death and...

2012-03-08 01:06:00

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have demonstrated that cancer of the appendix is different than colon cancer, a distinction that could lead to more effective treatments for both diseases. The study by Edward A. Levine, M.D., professor of surgery and chief of the surgical oncology service at Wake Forest Baptist, is the result of gene analysis of cases covering a 10-year period. It appears in the early online edition of the April issue of the Journal of the American College...

2010-05-13 14:58:19

Poor diet, too much alcohol, smoking and increasing obesity could be leading to an epidemic of esophageal and upper stomach cancer, according to a leading UK team of specialists at The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals. The Nottingham Gastro-Esophageal Cancer Research Group has been carrying out intensive research over the past five years to try to improve the treatment of this cancer. A major part of the research is published today in the British Journal of Cancer....

2006-12-06 03:00:14

By Esquivel, Jesus; Merriman, Barry; Davis, Sallie; Manning, Darrell; Et al JESUS ESQUIVEL, M.D., F.A.C.S., BARRY MERRIMAN, SALLIE DAVIS, M.D., DARRELL MANNING, M.D. From the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, Washington, District of Columbia Peritoneal surface malignancies of appendiceal origin arise from a perforated neoplasm with gradual expansion of the tumor within the abdomen. We report our experience with 29...


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