Oncology & Cancer

H. pylori treatment tied to lower metachronous gastric cancer risk

(HealthDay)—Antibiotic treatment for Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) in patients who underwent endoscopic resection of early-stage gastric cancer or high-grade adenoma is associated with a reduced rate of metachronous gastric ...

Oncology & Cancer

30 percent reduction in deaths from bowel cancer

The rate of new cases of bowel cancer in Austria has fallen by around 20% in the last ten years, while the associated mortality rate has fallen by nearly 30%. This trend is primarily due to improvements in preventive screening ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Standard and double dose pantoprazole equally effective

(HealthDay)—For patients with gastric adenoma or early gastric cancer, standard dose or double dose intravenous pantoprazole for 48 hours is equally effective for prevention of delayed bleeding after endoscopic resection, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Esophageal rupture described after drinking PEG solution

(HealthDay)—Esophageal rupture can occur in association with colonoscopy preparation, according to a letter to the editor published in the March issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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