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Since vaping and e-cigarettes have become more popular over the last several years, many patients-;particularly during conversations about quitting smoking- have asked me, "Is vaping okay?" or "Is vaping safe?"
More than 5,500 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals will convene at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX for the premier clinical gastroenterology event-;the American College of Gastroenterology's 84th Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course (ACG 2019)-;to review the latest scientific advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive diseases and clinical practice management.
Researchers at the University of Houston have replicated the genetic mechanism underlying the transformation of benign esophageal cells into a malignant tumor.
Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed a new blood test that would accurately determine the presence of several types of cancers. The results of their multi-centre clinical trial to prove the effectiveness of their test was presented by the researchers at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2019 Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on the 28th of September 2019.
The University of Texas at Arlington received more than $2.1 million in grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas to support the University's flourishing cancer research programs.
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have received more than a dozen recent grant awards totaling more than $15.4 million.
Optimal methods for predicting treatment efficacy in patients with esophageal cancer are seriously lacking. But now, researchers from Japan have found a useful alternative to existing methods for predicting patient outcomes.
The loss of complete segments of the esophagus often results from treatments for esophageal cancer or congenital abnormalities, and current methods to re-establish continuity are inadequate.
A novel class of radiopharmaceuticals has proven effective in non-invasively identifying nearly 30 types of malignant tumors, according to research published in the June issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
The researchers have determined that gum disease (gingivitis) plays a decisive role in whether a person develops Alzheimer´s or not.