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Clopidogrel not associated with excessive post-polypectomy bleeding

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011 Patients assigned to clopidogrel before elective colonoscopy had similar rates of post-polypectomy bleeding as…
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Surgery was strongest predictor for survival in cholangiocarcinoma

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011 CHICAGO — Median OS for patients with cholangiocarcinoma who underwent surgery was three times longer than OS…
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Exercise reduced risk for colon polyps

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011 CHICAGO — Patients with colon cancer who exercised at least 1 hour per week developed fewer polyps compared with those…
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Minimally invasive colorectal resection more likely for wealthier patients

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011 CHICAGO — Patients with higher household income and/or private insurance underwent minimally invasive surgery more…
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Statins reduced risk in patients with SMAD4-expressing colorectal tumors

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011 CHICAGO — Statins significantly reduced the risk for colorectal cancer in all patients, but patients with high SMAD4…
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Oncolytic viruses targeted, killed pancreatic cancer stem cells

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011 CHICAGO — Oncolytic viruses eliminated more than 95% of pancreatic adenoma stem cells less than a week after infection…
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Outpatient colonoscopy had equivalent safety with hospitals

May 12, 2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011 CHICAGO — Outpatient colonoscopies performed at ambulatory surgical centers produced a safety profile similar to…
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Flexible sigmoidoscopy more likely to miss colorectal tumors vs. colonoscopy in elderly

May 10, 2011
Digestive Disease Week 2011 CHICAGO — Flexible sigmoidoscopy was four times more likely to miss cancer in the distal colon in patients aged 67 or…