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Esophageal Cancer Treatment News: First of its kind cancer stem cell research unlocks clues to treatment resistance

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(SOURCE: TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN / EUREKALERT) – Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have made exciting new findings that could offer a means of fighting resistance to treatment for people with oesophageal cancer. Resistance to radiotherapy is a major stumbling block in the treatment of this cancer. For the first time, the research team led by Dr Stephen […]

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Esophageal Cancer Diagnosis Research News: Comprehensive study of esophageal cancer reveals several molecular subtypes, provides new insight into increasingly prevalent disease

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(SOURCE: VAN ANDEL RESEARCH INSTITUTE) – A comprehensive analysis of 559 esophageal and gastric cancer samples, collected from patients around the world, suggests the two main types of esophageal cancer differ markedly in their molecular characteristics and should be considered separate diseases. The study, published today in Nature from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network, includes […]

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Study Finds NSAID Use Not Associated With Reduced Risk For Barrett’s Esophagus

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(Healio Gastroenterology) According to a study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, NSAID use was not associated with a reduced risk for developing the esophageal cancer precursor Barrett’s esophagus. The study suggests these drugs may only lower the risk of esophageal cancer in patients with Barrett’s esophagus. Prior studies have linked regular use of non-steroidal […]