Gastrointestinal Cancer News & Features
Taking aspirin regularly may help prevent gastrointestinal cancers, a new study suggests, with the greater benefit seen when taking it over many years.
Patients with GI cancer may struggle to maintain nutritional status; therefore, nurses should be ready to step in with information and interventions.
Use of adjuvant systemic therapy for localized gastrointestinal stromal tumors has significantly increased over time and patients treated with the therapy have improved survival over surgery alone, according to study data.
Patients with bile duct cancer could be helped by a new class of experimental drug, according to a study.
Localized gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rarely seen, but are the most common sarcomas in the gastrointestinal tract.
Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinical Trials
- 'Lean Six Sigma' Approach Raises Call Light Responsiveness Patient Satisfaction Scores
- Survival longer in patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with low tumor metabolic activity
- Statin use inversely linked to risk of pancreatic cancer
- Researchers develop potential drug for rare leukemia
- Kaizen Huddle Board Use Enhances Patient Care, Reduces Process Waste in Ambulatory Cancer Center
- Personalized melanoma vaccines marshal powerful immune response
- Children's Oncology Group (COG) Examines National Patient/Family Educational Practices in Pediatric Patients with New Diagnoses
- Self-management Intervention Handbook Useful for Patients with Limited English Proficiency
- Previvorship: Managing Cancer Risk Decisions in Unaffected BRCA-positive Women
- Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors may have increased risk for cardiovascular disease
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