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ESOPHAGEAL CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Gerd- Raising Awareness About an Unknown Killer

June 27th, 2017

Gerd- Raising Awareness About an Unknown Killer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By Sharon Reynolds ECAN spreads the word about the link between acid reflux and esophageal cancer. John Mordecai, better known […]

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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, GERD, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

February 9th, 2017

Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Clinical trial results presented at the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco suggest that the use of PET scans […]

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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Proton Beam Therapy May Improve Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer

January 23rd, 2017

Proton Beam Therapy May Improve Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Currently a standard treatment for several gastrointestinal cancers (GI) combines the use of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgical resection. […]

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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, proton beam therapy, Recurrent Gastric Cancer, Recurrent Pancreatic Cancer, Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer, Stage IV/Recurrent Esophageal Cancer, Stages I-II Gastric Cancer, Stages I-III Esophageal Cancer


Should HER2 Testing Be Routinely Performed in Patients with Gastric Cancer?

December 8th, 2016

Should HER2 Testing Be Routinely Performed in Patients with Gastric Cancer?

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

The short answer is yes! New evidence-based guidelines for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) testing in advanced gastric […]

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Tags: adenocarcinoma, American Society for Clinical Pathology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology, asco, ASCP, CAP, College of American Pathologists, Esophageal Cancer, for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2, Gastric Cancer, Gastroesophageal cancer, HER2 testing


It’s GERD Awareness Week–November 20th

November 20th, 2016

It’s GERD Awareness Week–November 20th

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

It’s that time of year again when there is a tendency to overindulge in a mélange of delicious foods. Although […]

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Tags: barrett's esophagus, Esophageal Cancer, GERD, heartburn, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, online community, Screening/Prevention Esophageal Cancer


Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

September 27th, 2016

Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

By megm megm

Monitoring the financial transactions that accompany any medical challenge can require vigilance, but the long-term benefit of remaining financially secure […]

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Tags: anal fissures, Barrett's Esophagus Esophageal Cancer, Celiac Disease, cirrhosis, Colon Cancer, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer, gallstones, Gastric Cancer, gastric Ulcer, GERD


CDC Vaccine Information and Recommendations for the 2016/17 Influenza Season

September 22nd, 2016

CDC Vaccine Information and Recommendations for the 2016/17 Influenza Season

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

With the start of a new school year and the approaching winter, it’s time to get informed about the most […]

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Tags: anal fissures, Barrett's Esophagus Esophageal Cancer, Celiac Disease, cirrhosis, Colon Cancer, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer, gallstones, Gastric Cancer, gastric Ulcer, GERD


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