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Coffee may improve survival in colon cancer

Coffee may improve survival in colon cancer
December 13, 2017

Patients with colorectal cancer who drank coffee, either caffeinated or decaffeinated, showed a lower risk for colorectal cancer-specific death and overall death in two large prospective cohort studies.

The benefits were strongest in patients who drank at least two cups per day both before and after their diagnosis.

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HCC liver transplant outcomes better in children with inherited liver disease

December 12, 2017
Children with inherited liver disease who underwent liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma had superior long-term survival compared with children without…

Cancer Institute funds blood test for early pancreatic cancer detection

December 12, 2017
The National Cancer Institute’s Pancreatic Cancer Detection Consortium has awarded a $5.13 million grant to researchers from Baylor Scott & White Research…
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Fatty liver index useful for predicting precancerous colon polyps

December 11, 2017
Patients with a high fatty liver index, a noninvasive method used to predict non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, showed a higher risk for colorectal adenomas, according…
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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: Cause, Effect, and Solutions to Improve Patients' Quality-of-Life

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Akcea Therapeutics™ A Subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Endorsed by: The National Pancreas Foundation.

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening genetic disease. The clinical…
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Chapter 3: Barrier Function And Theimmune Response

From Probiotics: A Clinical Guide
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VIDEO: WCOG at ACG 2017 highlights include early-onset colon cancer, smoking and GI disease, burnout

October 16, 2017
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