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.

dateJan 06, 2014 in Biochemistry
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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.

dateApr 06, 2011 in Cancer
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A new molecular marker of gastric cancer

Gastric cancer (GC) is one of the most common malignancies in the world with a high incidence and death rate. TNM staging system is used worldwide to predict prognosis and direct therapeutic decisions of patients with GC. ...

dateMar 30, 2009 in Cancer
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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 ...

dateJul 30, 2010 in Health
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Can eGFR be a routine preoperative renal function test?

A research team from Japan evaluated the validity of the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) as a preoperative renal function parameter in patients with gastric cancer. Their study showed that eGFR was as equally ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Cancer
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