Esophageal Cancer

Swallowable Device To Detect Pre-cancerous Barrett's Esophagus Receives Fda 510(k) Clearance

Investigators at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center developed the test for early detection of Barrett's esophagus that offers promise for...
Related topics: Cancer, Food And Drug Administration, Medical Research, Oncology

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Singer Eddie Money Says He Has Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer

The "Take Me Home Tonight" singer said his fate is in "God's hands."
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First Approval For Immunotherapy For Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer has now joined the list of tumor types that can be treated with a checkpoint inhibitor — in this case, with pembrolizumab (Keytruda). FDA Approvals
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration

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Lymph Nodes Can Predict Survival In Patients With Esophageal Cancer

It is difficult for physicians to estimate recurrence and survival in patients with esophageal cancer. Researchers have found that the response of lymph nodes, as opposed to that of primary tumors, to neoadjuvant chemotherapy is more effective in...
Related topics: Lymph Nodes, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Chemotherapy

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Cancer Killing Capability Of Lesser-known Immune Cells

Researchers have identified, for the first time in esophageal cancer, the cancer killing capability of a lesser-known type of immune cell, presenting a new potential therapeutic target.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Mount Sinai's Raja Flores, Md, Honored With The Distinguished Alumni Service Award At Nyu 2019 Cas...

Dr. Flores is a world-renowned thoracic surgeon known for his technical skill and life-long work on lung and esophageal cancer, mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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A Study Links Hot Tea To Cancer. How Hot Are Some Of Your Favorite Drinks?

Tea drinkers who enjoy their beverages 140 degrees could increase their risk of esophageal cancer. Here's what to know about your favorite drinks.        
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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44-gene Assay Predicts Response, Survival In Esophageal Cancer (cme/ce)

(MedPage Today) -- DNA-damaging immune response in tumors correlates with neoadjuvant therapy efficacy, will aid personalized treatment
Related topics: Genetics, Cancer, Oncology, DNA

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Newly Identified Drug Targets Could Open Door For Esophageal Cancer Therapeutics

Blocking two molecular pathways that send signals inside cancer cells could stave off esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), the most common esophageal malignancy in the United States, according to new research.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: What Is A Benign Esophageal Stricture?

A benign esophageal stricture is a gradual narrowing of the esophagus that has no medical links to cancer. Learn more about the condition here.
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New Device Finds Patients At Risk For Esophageal Cancer

A novel esophageal sampling device identifies patients at risk for esophageal cancer without standard endoscopy. Medscape Medical News
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Warbeast & Rigor Mortis Vocalist Bruce Corbitt, Rip

The Warbeast and Rigor Mortis vocalist was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2017, and entered hospice care earlier this month. Continue reading…
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Test For Esophageal Cancer Could Save Millions Of Lives

New research could result in a simple and inexpensive screening for cancer of the esophagus -- a disease that claims more than 400,000 lives around the world each year.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Keytruda Extends Os In Advanced Esophageal Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Improvement over chemo seen in second-line for PD-L1 expressing tumors
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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Fewer Complications Found With Hybrid Surgery For Esophageal Cancer

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 -- Hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy results in lower incidence of intraoperative and postoperative major complications compared with open esophagectomy for esophageal cancer, according to a study published in the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Genome Offers Clues To Esophageal Cancer Disparity

A change in the genome of Caucasians could explain much-higher rates of the most common type of esophageal cancer in this population, a new study finds. It suggests a possible target for prevention strategies, which preliminary work suggests could...
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Years Ago, The Democratic Candidate For Governor Of Wisconsin, Tony Evers, Was Diagnosed With...

"Radical surgery in 2008 to remove Evers’ esophagus and part of his stomach caused him to lose weight and permanently changed his eating and sleeping habits. But now he has been cancer-free for a decade...."From "What would the next four years...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Philippines' Duterte Vows To Resign If He Has Cancer – Reports

The Philippine President has acknowledged that he was recently hospitalized due to Barrett's esophagus, an inflammation of the tube linking the mouth to the stomach.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: Scientists Create Human Esophagus In Stem Cell First

For the first time, scientists have created a human esophagus entirely from stem cells. The organoids may help treat conditions such as esophageal cancer.
Related topics: Stem Cells, Cancer, Oncology

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Treatment For Severe Heartburn Prevents Cancer Of Esophagus, Study Shows

Medical or surgical treatment of severe heartburn prevents cancer of the esophagus, a study with almost one million Nordic patients reveals.
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