News tagged with gastric cancer
Researchers at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore have identified numerous new subtypes of gastric cancer that are triggered by environmental factors.
Cancer Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Villain stomach bug may have a sweet side: Researchers reveal how 'bad' gut bacteria may help control diabetes
A stomach bacterium believed to cause health problems such as gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer may play a dual role by balancing the stomach's ecosystem and controlling body weight and glucose tolerance, according to ...
Medical research Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
A new study by NYU School of Medicine researchers reveals that an especially virulent strain of the gut bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) isn't implicated in the overall death rate of the U.S. population, and may even ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Stomach cancer is actually two distinct disease variations based on its genetic makeup, and each responds differently to chemotherapy, according to an international team of scientists led by researchers at Duke-National University ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium known to cause peptic ulcers, is also the primary cause of gastric cancer, which is a leading cancer killer globally.
Medications Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Several types of cancer, including stomach, liver and colon, are far more common in men than in women. Some scientists have theorized that differences in lifestyle, such as diet and smoking, may account for ...
Cancer Jul 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Early detection of cancer may eventually become as easy as taking a home pregnancy test, according to new University of Georgia research.
Cancer Apr 27, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A potential vaccine against bacteria that cause serious gastric disorders including stomach cancer may be a step closer following a pioneering study by a University of Guelph chemist.
Medical research Apr 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Trends in Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and smoking explain a significant proportion of the decline of intestinal-type noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma (NCGA) incidence in US men between 1978 and 2008, and are estimated ...
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A unique new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers Guo-Min Li and Libya Gu, in collaboration with Dr. Wei Yang at National Institutes of Health, reveals a novel mechanism explaining the previously ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Computer program identifies rare mutations harbored within diverse populations of cancer cells and microorganisms
A tumor is not a uniform mass of identical cells. However, teasing apart genetic heterogeneity within a biopsied tumor can be difficult. Researchers often fail to tell the difference between a rare variant ...
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Numerous epidemiologic studies have shown that a diet high in salt is associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer. Now Timothy L. Cover and colleagues of Vanderbilt University show that high dietary salt combined ...
Immunology Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center studied patients with metastatic gastric cancer and found that those who have both surgery and radiation have better survival than those who receive one or no form of treatment.
Cancer Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In an analysis of the results of interventions to eradicate the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (a risk factor for gastric cancer) in seven diverse community populations in Latin America, researchers found that geographic site, ...
Cancer Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) headed a study that discovered four processes by which gastric cancer is formed. This is extremely important since gastric cancer is the second most common cause ...
Cancer Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs; particularly the esophagus, lungs and the liver. Stomach cancer causes about 800,000 deaths worldwide per year.
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