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2011-06-17 01:50:22

Patients with Barrett's esophagus may have a lower risk of esophageal cancer than previously reported.

2011-06-09 14:47:36

Cancers of the gut, stomach and pancreas could be detected much sooner with a simple urine test, research suggests.

2011-06-05 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that PARAMOUNT, its Phase III study evaluating ALIMTA® (pemetrexed for injection) in the continuation maintenance setting, met its primary endpoint of progression-free survival, or the time a patient is alive without their disease worsening, for patients with a specific type of lung cancer called advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). "Continuation maintenance" treatment is when...

2011-05-18 13:57:15

The results from a very well-done meta-analysis support other data generated on the risk of alcohol consumption and gastric cancer – that is – that the risk may be real for heavy alcohol consumption but not for moderate intake.

2011-04-19 12:49:13

A potential vaccine against bacteria that cause serious gastric disorders including stomach cancer may be a step closer following a pioneering study by a University of Guelph chemist.

2011-04-13 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies published in the current issue of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, a peer-reviewed journal, add to the large body of scientific evidence which supports that the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System, made by Allergan, Inc.

2011-04-11 21:42:42

Solving part of a medical mystery, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have established a link between molecules found in an inflamed pancreas and the early formation of pancreatic cancer – a discovery that may help scientists identify new ways to detect, monitor and treat this deadly disease.

2011-04-07 08:09:21

AIDS patients could have a much higher risk of developing some stomach and esophageal cancers.

2011-04-07 08:04:59

A big beer belly isn’t the only concern for heavy beer drinkers.

2011-04-06 23:27:45

A newly discovered hybrid gene appears to play a direct role in some stomach cancers.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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