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HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan.
Administering radiation therapy prior to surgery nearly doubles survival in pancreatic cancer patients with operable tumors, U.S. researchers found. Senior author Dr.
By Lois M. Collins Deseret News Surgeons and oncologists at the University of Utah are using liver transplants to treat a rare, deadly cancer. Cholangiocarcinoma -- bile duct cancer -- previously had no effective therapy and is usually lethal.
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Sept.
By Howard, J Harrison Tzeng, Ching-Wei D; Smith, J Kevin; Eckhoff, Devon E; Bynon, J Steve; Wang, Thomas; Arnoletti, J Pablo; Heslin, Martin J Surgical resection of primary or metastatic tumors of the liver offers patients the best long-term survival.
By Kim, Tad Grobmyer, Stephen R; Dixon, Lisa R; Hochwald, Steven N We present an interesting case of a 62-year-old woman with a 3- month history of vague, left-sided abdominal pain. CT imaging revealed a hypodense lesion in the tail of the pancreas.
Protherics has started a Phase IIa proof-of-concept study of Prolarix, a targeted prodrug chemotherapy being developed for the treatment of primary liver cancer.
Pancreatic cancer is a malignant tumor of the pancreas. Each year about 60,000 are diagnosed in the UK.
By Malhotra, Reenu K Li, Wei Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors are uncommon tumors representing 2% of all gastrointestinal tumors. We report a case of a 21-year-old man with Xlinked hyperimmunoglobulin M (hyper-IgM) syndrome who presented with diarrhea and jaundice.
The odds of surviving cancer of the pancreas increase dramatically for patients whose tumors are smallest, according to a new study by researchers at Saint Louis University and the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston â€“ the first study to specifically evaluate the link between tumor size and survival rates for one of the most common and deadly cancers.
The Chinese liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It can be found in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Japan, and China and is present in nearly 30,000,000 humans today. It is thought to be one of the world’s most pervading parasites. The Chinese liver fluke requires two intermediate, or secondary, hosts and one definitive, or main, host to successfully complete its lifecycle. The first intermediate host is typically...
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