Latest stomach cancer Stories
New guidelines issued by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) support the use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to remove precancerous cells in patients with Barrettâ€™s esophagus, a condition most commonly caused by chronic acid reflux, or GERD. Barrettâ€™s esophagus is the leading cause of esophageal cancer and affects an estimated two million Americans.
Heavy beer drinkers who have a specific genetic variant in the cluster of three genes that metabolize alcohol are at significantly higher risk of developing non-cardia gastric cancer.
Among people with AIDS, the risk of stomach and esophageal malignancies is higher than among the general population.
QUEBEC CITY, April 4 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc.
Traditionally, both air and tap water have been used as oral contrast agents to achieve adequate gastric distension for preoperative computed tomography (CT) imaging in patients with early gastric cancer (EGC).
Heavy drinking is not associated with one of the two most common types of gullet (oesophageal) cancer, suggests research published online in Gut.
TOKYO, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., and its parent company, Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd., announced today that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for Teysuno(TM) (S-1), a novel oral anti-cancer agent indicated for the treatment of adults with advanced gastric cancer when given in combination with cisplatin.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BARRX Medical, Inc., a leader in developing minimally invasive medical devices to remove precancerous tissue from the gastrointestinal tract, reported today that the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has issued the AGA Medical Position Statement on the Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus.
Metabolomics is a post-genomic research field for analysis of low molecular weight compounds in biological systems, and its approaches offer an analysis of metabolite level changes in biological samples.
Patients that underwent gastric bypass surgery were able to reduce the size of a ballooning left ventricle caused by obesity. San Antonio, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 27, 2011 A new report from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that patients who had received gastric bypass surgery not only lost weight but had maintained healthier cardiac health, while also reducing previous cardiac complications spurred by obesity. Often times when a patient is obese, an increase in the...