Gastrointestinal Cancer

Top Story

Outcomes, treatment strategies vary among patients with upper extremity venous thrombosis

June 24, 2016

The risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism appeared low for patients with upper extremity deep vein thrombosis and almost nonexistent for patients with upper extremity superficial vein thrombosis, according to the results of a prospective diagnostic management study.

However, mortality rates remained high in both conditions, and the use of anticoagulation resulted in a substantial major bleeding risk among patients with upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT), results showed.

In the Journals

CDC: US has sufficient health care resources to achieve CRC screening goals

June 24, 2016
CDC researchers estimate that U.S. health care facilities have the capacity to meet the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s goal of screening at least 80% of…
In the Journals

Task force recommends routine colorectal cancer screening for adults aged 50 to 75 years

June 23, 2016
Routine colorectal cancer screening should continue to be performed among adults aged 50 to 75 years, according to an updated recommendation from the U.S. Preventive…
At IssueVideo

VIDEO: Toxicities related to immune therapies ‘unpredictable’ but ‘manageable’

June 23, 2016
James P. Allison, PhD, chair of the department of immunology and executive director of the immunotherapy platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, discusses…
CME

The Patient with Multiple Ecchymoses

No commercial support for this activity.

Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia is a rare, inherited bleeding disorder that results from a mutation in αIIbß3, an integrin…
More »
Video
At Issue

VIDEO: Moffitt Cancer Center physician reviews how patients may reduce their risk for colon cancer

June 23, 2016
More »
Featured
CME

The Patient with Lymphadenopathy

No commercial support for this activity.

Castleman’s disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder that is characterized by enlargement of 1 (unicentric) or…
More »
In the Journals

Outcomes, treatment strategies vary among patients with upper extremity venous thrombosis

June 24, 2016
The risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism appeared low for patients with upper extremity deep vein thrombosis and almost nonexistent for patients…

In the Journals

CDC: US has sufficient health care resources to achieve CRC screening goals

June 24, 2016
CDC researchers estimate that U.S. health care facilities have the capacity to meet the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s goal of…

In the Journals

Task force recommends routine colorectal cancer screening for adults aged 50 to 75 years

June 23, 2016
Routine colorectal cancer screening should continue to be performed among adults aged 50 to 75 years, according to an updated recommendation from the…

At IssueVideo

VIDEO: Toxicities related to immune therapies ‘unpredictable’ but ‘manageable’

June 23, 2016
James P. Allison, PhD, chair of the department of immunology and executive director of the immunotherapy platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center in…

At IssueVideo

VIDEO: Moffitt Cancer Center physician reviews how patients may reduce their risk for colon cancer

June 23, 2016
In this video, Mark S. Friedman, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses genetic and environmental risk factors that may increase the risk for…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Merge of immunotherapy, genomics lead to personalized treatment

June 23, 2016
CHICAGO — Candace Johnson, PhD, president and CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, discusses how research in immunotherapy and genomics can…

In the Journals

Baraclude therapy for HBV leads to lower than expected HCC incidence

June 22, 2016
Patients with hepatitis B virus infection treated with Baraclude had an unexpected lower incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma over time, although…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Diabetes, obesity associated with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

June 22, 2016
CHICAGO — Dawn L. Hershman, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, reviews study results that…

Meeting News Coverage

Stool VOCs superior to other fecal biomarkers for identifying CRC

June 22, 2016
An analysis of volatile organic compounds emitted from stool showed superior diagnostic utility for identifying colorectal adenocarcinoma compared…

In the Journals

Carbon dioxide insufflation preferred over air insufflation in colonoscopy screening

June 21, 2016
In a randomized clinical trial, a group of international researchers evaluated colonoscopy screening for the first time, according to recent findings…

More Headlines »
morganatic-roan