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2013-10-09 23:04:26

The Fast Track Program allows patients to have surgery just one day after an initial consultation with Dr. Dirk. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Dr. Dirk understands that weight loss is hard which is why he offers a variety of bariatric surgeries to help. However, there is usually a long wait time or weight loss requirement between the initial consultation and surgery. This is why Dr. Dirk is now offering the Fast Track Program which allows patients to have surgery as early as one...

2013-10-03 09:31:58

The phase III study published in the The Lancet shows that an antibody (ramucirumab) inhibits the action of various proteins involved in tumor growth, prolonging survival of patients with advanced gastric cancer This international trial, published in The Lancet, is one of the largest phase III trials in second-line treatment of gastric cancer. Standard care for advanced gastric cancer, known as first-line treatment, is based on chemotherapy, but it only offers a median survival of 8 to 10...

2013-09-10 23:24:13

Miraca Life Sciences continues its commitment to the evolution of molecular testing by expanding diagnostic analysis with HER2 testing. IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences is excited to announce the initiation of a new testing protocol that will aid in the management of patients with gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma. This protocol is in response to the 2010 “ToGA” (Trastuzumab in Gastric cancer) clinical trial that demonstrated a clear survival benefit for...

2013-09-02 19:18:14

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that establishes a life-long stomach infection in humans, which in some cases can lead to duodenal ulcers or stomach cancer. New research, presented at this week's Society for General Microbiology Autumn Conference, gives us a clearer understanding of how these bacteria can manipulate the human immune system to survive in the mucosal lining of the stomach. Researchers from the University of Nottingham have shown that H. pylori is able to supress the...

2013-07-31 23:36:35

Cure Your Heartburn created by William Lagadyn is a new book that covers remedies for heartburn, tips to stay healthy, and advanced methods to treat any reflux problem. A full Cure Your Heartburn overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Cure Your Heartburn created by William Lagadyn is a new book that covers remedies for heartburn, tips to stay healthy, and advanced methods to treat any reflux problem. After William Lagadyn...


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