Tag Archives: Imaging

Cancer Cells in Circulation

Pancreatic cancer cells can be detected in patientsā€™ circulation before tumors areĀ discovered, researchers report in the March issue of Gastroenterology. Cancer cells have long been believed to acquire metastatic potential after large primary tumors are established. However, many patients undergoing … Continue reading

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What is the Best Way to Assess Bile Duct Strictures?

Researchers describe new methods to collect and process bile duct biopsies for evaluation of strictures, in the September issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. These approaches should provide a greater quantity of material for analysis and increase the accuracy of … Continue reading

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Tracking Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Tumors spread to other parts of the body when cancer cells can escape into the bloodstream, although it is not exactly clear how they enter the circulation or decide where to form new tumors. Andrew Rhim and colleagues at the … Continue reading

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