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Latest Research : Cancer : Esophageal
  Last Updated: Nov 2, 2013 - 11:52:55 AM

Latest Research : Cancer : Esophageal
Plasma DNA is a reliable marker of recurrent oesophageal cancer
New research published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows elevated plasma DNA is a reliable marker of recurrent esophageal cancer. The study also suggests that plasma DNA levels rise before clinical evidence of cancer recurrence in the majority of patients.
Jul 25, 2008 - 11:51:12 PM

Latest Research : Cancer : Esophageal
How acid reflux leads to esophageal cancer
A particular enzyme is significantly higher in cancer cells that have been exposed to acid, leading to the overproduction of hydrogen peroxide, and offering a possible explanation for how acid reflux may lead to cancer of the esophagus, according to a recent study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Aug 17, 2006 - 4:00:00 PM

Latest Research : Cancer : Esophageal
Linking esophageal cancer with carbonated soft drinks is groundless
Carbonated soft drink consumption was previously suggested to be linked to the 350 percent increase of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus since the mid-1970s, but researchers at Yale School of Medicine report that the link is unfounded and that there may, in fact, be a decreased risk of this cancer for diet soda drinkers.
Jan 4, 2006 - 3:56:00 PM

Latest Research : Cancer : Esophageal
Psychiatric disorders delay diagnosis of esophageal cancer
Patients with psychiatric disorders are diagnosed with esophageal cancer much later and at a more advanced stage than patients with no psychiatric diagnosis, according to a study conducted by researchers in the Oregon Health & Science University Digestive Health Center.
Aug 15, 2005 - 8:12:00 PM

Latest Research : Cancer : Esophageal
Premature Birth Significantly Increases Risk of Esophageal Cancer
In the journal Gastroenterology, researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden publish findings illustrating that premature birth is associated with an up to 11-fold increase in the relative risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma. This is the first study linking prenatal factors to the risk of developing esophageal cancer decades later.
Mar 1, 2005 - 5:25:00 PM

Latest Research : Cancer : Esophageal
Women, Overweight Survive Longer with Esophageal and Stomach Cancer
In the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill publish findings of a population-based, case-control study of 1,142 patients diagnosed with esophageal or gastric cancer. After seven years of follow up, survival rates for both cancers were low – between 12 and 20 percent.
Mar 1, 2005 - 5:25:00 PM

Latest Research : Cancer : Esophageal
Zinc deficiency linked to fatal esophageal carcinoma
Dietary deficiency of zinc, an essential mineral, has been associated with esophageal cancer in rodents. So far, though, examining this association in humans has been hampered by the difficulty of measuring zinc levels in the body through traditional methods. "Measuring zinc levels in the blood is not very sensitive," noted lead author Christian Abnet, Ph.D., of NCI's Cancer Prevention Studies Branch. "Because zinc is maintained in a state of equilibrium, just like body temperature, the readings will tend to be similar. Calculating zinc from intake of meat and other dietary sources isn't very sensitive either since other compounds, like phytates in whole grains, will inhibit zinc absorption."
Feb 16, 2005 - 7:26:00 PM

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