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2010-12-17 06:41:00

TOKYO, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., and its parent company, Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd., announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), a division of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), has issued an opinion recommending approval of Teysuno(TM) (S-1), a novel oral anti-cancer agent, intended for the treatment of advanced gastric cancer in adults when given in combination with cisplatin. The Committee will now recommend that...

2010-12-09 18:32:21

Those who sufer with very-common GERD have low incidence of rare but deadly cancer, according to U-M researchers The risk of esophageal cancer among patients who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is not as high as many may think, according to new research from  University of Michigan gastroenterologists. GERD is considered a relative risk for developing esophageal adenocarcinoma, but the absolute risk is not known, says Joel Rubenstein, M.D., M.Sc., an investigator with...

2010-12-09 10:36:00

Those who suffer with very-common GERD have low incidence of rare but deadly cancer, according to U-M researchers ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The risk of esophageal cancer among patients who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is not as high as many may think, according to new research from University of Michigan gastroenterologists. GERD is considered a relative risk for developing esophageal adenocarcinoma, but the absolute risk is not...

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2010-11-06 09:30:00

A new study suggests that people who consume large quantities of red meat may have a greater chance of developing certain cancers of the throat and stomach than people who limit their intake of steaks and hamburgers. Reuters health reported Friday that researchers found only a small number of the 500,000 older U.S. adults studied developed cancers of the esophagus or stomach.  However, the risks were relatively greater among those who ate a lot of red meat. Study participants in the...

2010-10-22 18:53:05

People treated for cancer when they were children have a higher-than-average risk of gastrointestinal problems "“ some mild, some quite severe "“ in the years following treatment, according to a study to be presented at the 42nd Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) in Boston on Sunday, Oct. 24. Investigators at Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center and their colleagues say their findings suggest that childhood cancer survivors and their...

2010-10-11 06:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that its global Phase III trial evaluating ALIMTA® (pemetrexed for injection) in combination with cisplatin in patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell cancer of the head and neck (SCCHN) did not meet its primary endpoint for overall survival. Data were presented for the first time today at the 35th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)....

2010-10-05 06:42:00

GIESSEN, Germany, October 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Biomarker 'M2-PK' Identified as Key Enzyme in Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy - Warburg hypothesis (named after the Nobel prize winner) confirmed - Cancer cells can be recognised by their metabolism - Scientists from Harvard Medical School in Boston report on the enzyme 'M2-PK' in a study in the renowned specialist journal 'Science' - Tests for detecting M2-PK in blood or also in stool samples are already available...

2010-09-20 22:08:33

Gastric cancer is a major cause of cancer deaths in the world. The outcome of large gastric tumors and those with lymph node involvement remains poor after surgical resection. The optimal adjuvant therapy after surgical resection remains to be determined. The most common strategies in the adjuvant treatment of gastric cancers include fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy with or without radiation. The introduction of capecitabine has largely replaced continuous-infusion 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)...

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2010-09-20 13:20:00

According to a report published on Monday, a type of weight-loss surgery not approved for adolescents is becoming more and more common among teens in California. The researchers said that most of the patients are white girls, even though they make up less than half of overweight youth. They found in rates from 2005 to 2007 of so-called gastric banding rose five-fold.  However, use of gastric bypass dropped, leaving the overall rate of weight loss procedures constant.  Gastric...

2010-09-13 12:43:29

Enables numerous incisionless gastrointestinal procedures; results presented at IFSO 2010 USGI Medical, Inc., the Incisionless Surgery company, today announced that updated multi-center results confirm durability of the company's Expandable Tissue Anchorsâ“ž¢ up to a year or more in a variety of incisionless gastrointestinal (GI) procedures, including use of a ROSE procedure (Repair of Surgery, Endolumenal) to repair dilated tissue after gastric bypass. These...


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