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Screening precancerous polyps can help identify at-risk patients before cancer develops. Irving, TX (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences (MLS),
Overweight adolescents were twice as likely as their normal weight peers to later develop esophageal cancer in a recent study from Israel.
An international consortium co-led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Australia has identified four genetic variants associated with an increased risk of esophageal cancer and its precursor, a condition called Barrett's esophagus.
We cannot allow a collective fear of missing bowel cancer to risk unnecessary and harmful treatment of patients with non-cancerous lesions.
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) leads to remission for 91 percent of patients with dysplastic Barrett's esophagus.
Precise antibody drug delivery has entered a totally new level where now a potent drug can be positioned within angstroms of its target, decreasing off-target side effects.
Younger patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body represent a high-risk group that is less likely to respond to treatment.
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,...