Stroke Risk Up After Cancer Diagnosis

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Proton Pump Inhibitors, Gastric Pre-Cancerous Lesions

It has been suggested that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may promote the development of pre-cancerous lesions in the stomach and increase the occurrence of stomach cancer.

Vaccine Could Prevent Most Cervical Cancers

A vaccine meant to protect against nine types of human papillomavirus (HPV) could prevent 90% of all cervical cancers.

Obese CRC Patients, Second Cancer Risk

Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer.

ASTRO: New Choosing Wisely Guidelines

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released a second list of five radiation oncology-specific treatments that should be discussed before being prescribed.

Yogurt Test as Novel Colonoscopy Alternative ...

Synthetic biomarkers combined with yogurt may one day replace or augment colonoscopies and improve early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.

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Lasting Benefits Observed With IP Chemo in Ovarian Cancer

Lasting Benefits Observed With IP Chemo in Ovarian Cancer

Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy offers lasting benefit for patients with advanced ovarian cancer, according to a new study.

Orphan Drug Status Granted to Mesothelioma Therapy

Aduro Biotech announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to CRS-207 for the treatment of mesothelioma.

Changes to Pancreatic Cyst Management in New AGA Guideline

Changes to Pancreatic Cyst Management in New AGA Guideline

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has released a new guideline for physicians in the appropriate monitoring of patients with pancreatic cysts.

Non-Alcohol Formula of Docetaxel Injection Submitted for FDA Review

Teikoku Pharma USA announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Docetaxel Injection Concentrate, Non-Alcohol Formula for the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), prostate cancer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and head and neck cancer.

Vitamin D3 + Metformin May Lower Colon Cancer Risk More Than Either Alone

Vitamin D3 + Metformin May Lower Colon Cancer Risk More Than Either Alone

Vitamin D3 and metformin have individually shown promise in reducing the risk of colorectal cancer, but a new study in the journal Cancer Prevention Research indicates that combined use may be significantly more effective than either vitamin D or metformin alone.

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