News tagged with gastric cancer

Scientists solve a sticky problem

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have uncovered how an ulcer causing stomach bacteria, that has been linked to gastric cancer, sticks to and infects the lining of the stomach and gut.

Jan 06, 2014
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New fusion gene plays role in some stomach cancers

A newly discovered hybrid gene appears to play a direct role in some stomach cancers, according to an international team of scientists led by researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore.

Apr 06, 2011
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Detection of early gastric cancer using hydro-stomach CT

A research team from South Korea evaluated the difference in diagnostic performance of hydro-stomach computed tomography (CT) to detect early gastric cancer (EGC) between blinded and nonblinded analysis and to assess independent ...

Mar 15, 2011
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Urinary metabolomic profile and gastric cancer

A research team from China investigated urinary metabolites expression changes among three mice groups using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Ten metabolites have differences between the normal group and the cancer group ...

Mar 08, 2011
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T-regulatory lymphocytes in gastrointestinal cancer

A research team from Poland and United Kingdom assessed the absolute number of T-regulatory cells in the peripheral blood of gastric and colorectal cancer patients. The study showed the absolute number of Tregs in the peripheral ...

Jan 31, 2011
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How to detect malnutrition in patients effectively?

Malnutrition is a common problem in patients with cancer and is associated with a poor outcome. The assessment of nutritional status and its evaluation plays an important role in tailoring nutritional support. A study from ...

Jul 30, 2010
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Fox Chase clinical trial tests first of its kind antibody

Patients with HER2-positive cancers can have dramatic responses to HER2-targeted drugs but eventually develop resistance to the agents. With that problem in mind, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers are testing a novel type ...

Jun 04, 2010
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