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Tag Archives: Stomach Cancer
Can We Increase Survival of Patients with Gastric Cancer?
Researchers have identified factors that affect life expectancy of patients with stomach cancer, reported in the December issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Use of these factors to increase early detection of gastric adenocarcinoma could greatly increase survival times among … Continue reading
Posted in Cancer, GI Tract Tagged adenocarcinoma, database, detection, Epidemiology, gastric, H pyori, life expectancy, mortality, risk factor, Stomach Cancer, survival, Taiwan cancer registry, treatment 1 Comment
Overall Diet, Rather than Specific Foods, Affect Risk for Esophageal Cancer
A Mediterranean diet and overall healthy eating, rather than a particular group of foods or nutrients, reduce the risk for esophageal cancers—particularly esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), according to the September issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Although diet has … Continue reading
Posted in Cancer, GI Tract Tagged anti-oxidant, cancer risk, diet, esophageal cancer, fish, foods, healthy eating, Mediterranean, nutrients, risk factors, Stomach Cancer, wine 2 Comments
H Pylori—Are They Gone Yet?
Helicobacter pylori infection can be treated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and antibiotics, but physicians need ways to determine if the bacteria are completely eradicated months later. In the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Luigi Gatta et al. … Continue reading
Posted in Cancer, GI Tract, Technology Tagged antibiotic, bacteria, diagnostic, h. pylori, infection, Inflammation, marker, peptic ulcer, Stomach Cancer, therapy Leave a comment
Origins of Gastric Cancer
Gastric tumors can arise from a single mutation in a single stomach gland, according to Lydia Gutierrez-Gonzalez et al. in the April issue of Gastroenterology. To study how gastric dysplasias form and expand, Gutierrez-Gonzalez et al. analyzed 23 samples of … Continue reading
Posted in Cancer, GI Tract Tagged Neoplasia, Oncogenesis, pathogenesis, Stomach Cancer, Tumor Development 1 Comment