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2013-05-18 23:02:12

The National Cancer Institute reports that obese people are twice as likely to develop esophageal cancer. Diet Doc's newly improved and modernized version of hCG diet plans makes losing weight safer and more effective, potentially reducing the risk for developing obesity related esophageal cancer. Mobile, AL (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 Although obesity is associated with an increased risk for several malignant tumors, the association between obesity and esophageal adenocarcinoma, a type of...

2013-05-16 12:31:06

OMER, Israel, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medigus Ltd. (TASE:MDGS), a leading medical device company dedicated to the development of innovative endoscopic procedures and technologies, will be presenting the successful three year follow-up data of the SRS(TM) pivotal study at the Digestive Disease Week in Orlando on May 18-21st 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/601331 ) The study that was conducted in Indiana University, a leading U.S...

2013-05-09 23:24:38

West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians are the first in Pennsylvania to offer a new surgical technique for treating the swallowing disorder achalasia which requires no external incisions and yields a quicker recovery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses from West Penn Allegheny Health System´s(WPAHS) Institute for the Treatment of Esophageal and Thoracic Disease is the first in Pennsylvania to offer per-oral endoscopic myotomy...

2013-05-03 23:15:45

Partnership between Bogart Estate and Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) raises awareness about link between Heartburn and Cancer at Film Festival in Key Largo, May 2 - 5 (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Maybe someone should look at you, kid. That´s the message of the new movie trailer premiering at the First Annual Humphrey Bogart Film Festival this weekend in Key Largo, Florida. In the trailer shown before every film that is screened at the festival, Stephen Bogart, the only son of...

2013-04-30 23:38:36

A new study reports that flexible endoscopic treatment of Zenker's diverticulum by using a diverticuloscope offers a treatment modality with a very low complication rate. Zenker's diverticulum is an abnormal pouch in the upper part of the esophagus that causes difficulty swallowing and is most commonly found in older patients. Clinical remission was achieved over a single session of treatment in the majority of the cases. This study also demonstrated the long-term efficacy of the technique....

2013-04-18 23:00:04

ECAN hosts national webinar on April 24. (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month and ECAN (Esophageal Cancer Action Network) has brought together a distinguished panel for a special live webinar. This special event will provide answers for the millions struggling to learn more about this specific form of cancer. Esophageal Cancer is among the fastest growing cancer diagnoses in the United States, increasing by more than 600% in the past 35 years. Fewer than one...

2013-04-11 12:30:24

- New surgical option addresses source of reflux; reduces symptoms and need for medication - ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and some studies suggest that more than 15 million Americans experience heartburn symptoms every single day. General Surgeon F. Paul Buckley III, MD, at Scott & White Hospital - Round Rock performed a first in Central Texas and one of just a few hospitals in the...

2013-04-08 16:22:43

Jacksonville Mayor Issues Proclamation - Stephen Bogart, son of Film Icons Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall Raise Awareness in Florida Keys at Bogart Film Festival May 2nd - 5th MIAMI, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In effort to raise awareness of Esophageal Cancer, the Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) has declared the month of April as national awareness month and is quickly getting elected officials nationwide to issue proclamations as such. Most recently, Alvin...

2013-03-18 08:31:24

Sinopharm to Purchase SRS(TM) II Systems for a Minimum of $3.85 Million in the in the First Two Years of the Agreement OMER, Israel, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medigus Ltd. (TASE:MDGS), a leading medical device company dedicated to the development of innovative endoscopic procedures and technologies, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement for SRS(TM)II Systems in China with China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation (Sinopharm). (Logo:...

2013-03-05 16:24:32

BETHESDA, Md., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New treatment guidelines on the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), one of the most prevalent digestive disorders, appear in the March issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. The new guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology provide an overview of GERD and its presentation and offer clinical recommendations for the approach to diagnosis and management of this common condition,...


Latest Esophageal cancer Reference Libraries

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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