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2012-09-24 21:38:17

People with AIDS are at increased risk for developing esophageal and stomach carcinoma as well as non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. "People diagnosed with AIDS are living longer due to improved therapies. However, they remain at increased risk of developing a number of different cancers," said E. Christina Persson, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute and lead author of this...

Hispanics Have Higher Rate Of Death From Cancer Than From Heart Disease
2012-09-18 08:41:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New evidence from the American Cancer Society reveals that, even though there is an overall drop in death rates, cancer has become one of the leading causes of death for Hispanics in the U.S. In 2009, a total of 29,935 individuals of Hispanic heritage died of cancer compared to 29,611 deaths from heart disease. In the study, researchers tracked how cancer had surpassed heart disease as the number one disease causing death. In...

2012-09-10 11:07:14

BE is a condition that predisposes people to develop one of the world's commonest cancers Genetic variations that are linked with the onset of Barrett's oesophagus (BE), a pre-cancerous condition of the lower end of the gullet, have been identified for the first time. The discovery of variations in regions on two chromosomes makes it possible to develop screening tests for people at high risk of developing the disease. Although it's been thought for some time that there may be genetic...

2012-09-05 23:04:23

New research study “Gastric Cancer - Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) Drug Forecasts and Treatment Analysis to 2020” prepared by GlobalData has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report finds that the global gastric cancer drug market will experience robust growth over the next decade. London, UK (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 The global gastric cancer drug market will experience robust growth over the next decade, driven by the rapid uptake and market...

2012-07-16 10:23:14

A new study has determined how often people should get screened for gastric or stomach cancer in high-risk regions of the world. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings could help reduce deaths from gastric cancer, which is the second most common cause of cancer-related mortality. Although the incidence of gastric cancer has decreased substantially in the western part of the world, the disease is still common in areas such as...

2012-05-22 08:34:02

A routine endoscopy can detect cancer in the pancreas in the nearby adjacent small intestine due to cancer's 'field effect' By simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine, close to that organ's junction with the pancreas, physicians at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have been able to detect pancreatic cancer 100 percent of the time in a small study. The light, attached to a probe, measures changes in cells and blood vessels in the small intestine produced by a growing cancer in...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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