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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.

2011-04-06 11:03:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Empire BlueCross BlueShield today announced an initiative to inform and educate physicians and consumers about important findings from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) related to a little known but common infection that is a precursor to serious stomach ailments.


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overword
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