Medical research

A window into the hidden world of colons

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a system that allows for real-time observations of individual cells in the colon of a living mouse.

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Blue dye tablet helps identify polyps during colonoscopy

Ingestion of a blue dye tablet during bowel prep for colonoscopy could be a significant advance in the early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC). When used in conjunction with colonoscopy, the blue dye increased adenoma ...

Oncology & Cancer

PD-L1 mainly expressed in metastatic CRC lesions

(HealthDay)—Programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) is primarily expressed in metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) lesions, according to a study published online Aug. 29 in the Journal of Digestive Diseases.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers decode origin of inflammation-driven pancreatic cancer

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have revealed the process by which chronic inflammation of the pancreas, pancreatitis, morphs into pancreatic cancer. They say their findings point to ways to identify pancreatitis patients ...

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